UMass Boston is the city’s public research university, where students discover and innovate with leading scholars. The college offers an innovative, interdisciplinary curriculum tuned to the changing needs of the global economy. Classes are designed to meet the needs of a diverse group of students, with small class sizes, accessible faculty, and flexible programs.
UMass Boston’s location in a major U.S. city provides connections to employers in industries such as finance, health care, technology, service, and education, offering students opportunities to gain valuable experience through internships, clinical studies, and other career- related placements.
UMass Boston is nationally recognized as a model of excellence for urban public universities. The scenic waterfront campus, with easy access to downtown Boston, is known for its first-rate faculty and diverse student body. From museums to unique neighborhoods, it’s no wonder Boston is the best college city in America.
Discover the famous Gourmet Dumpling House and Dim Sum Palace, in one of America’s most vibrant Chinatown neighborhoods.
A charming city across the Charles River, Cambridge is home to Harvard University and Harvard Square, packed with cafes, bookstores, and live music.
Situated along Boston Harbor, this bustling neighborhood is known for its old-world Italian charm.
America’s oldest baseball park is home to the Boston Red Sox and features a remarkable display of team memorabilia.
Shop and dine at this historic marketplace in downtown Boston.
Walk Boston’s 2.5-mile journey through historic landmarks related to the American Revolution.
With more than 450,000 pieces, the MFA is Boston’s most comprehensive collection of art. Best of all, it’s free for students.
Home to thirty-five colleges and universities, including Harvard, MIT, Boston College, and Tufts.
More than 100 organizations and clubs are offered at UMass Boston, including Engineering and Campus Wellness:
Home to 12 Fortune 500 companies
Part of the Top 15 Best Cities in the United States (Travel + Leisure, 2018)
#25 Best Places to Live (U.S. News & World Report, 2019)
#1 Massachusetts General Hospital is #1 in the state (U.S. News & World Report, Best Hospitals in America, 2019)
#77 in Job Growth (Forbes, 2018)
#1 Best U.S. Cities for Jobs (Fortune Magazine, 2018)
16:1 student-to-faculty ratio
Best Regional Colleges (The Princeton Review, 2019)
With more than sixty undergraduate and six graduate degrees to choose from, UMass Boston students are equipped with a top-class education and the skills to succeed on campus and beyond.
More than 1,700 alumni work and thrive at major financial institutions and Fortune 500 companies.