Join us at the University of Massachusetts Boston where you’ll get an education that prepares you for professional success in your home country or anywhere in the world. Come discover yourself, and your potential, here in Boston.


undergraduate and graduate students


student-to-faculty ratio

Students from

132 countries


in Top Public Schools

(US News & World Report, 2023)


Most Diverse Colleges in America

(NICHE, 2019)

Graduate Programs in Education ranked in the

Top 100

(US News & World Report, 2019)

6 UMass Boston graduate programs

ranked in the top 100

(US News & World Report, 2019)

$70 million

(USD) research funding in 2017


in National Universities

(US News & World Report, 2023)

Our diverse student body provides a global context for student learning, and its 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 in-school experience via internships, clinical studies and other career-related placements.

The University of Massachusetts Boston is nationally recognized as a model of excellence for urban public universities. Our faculty, research staff, and students foster imagination, creativity, and intellectual vitality. At UMass Boston, we expect and welcome divergent views, honoring our shared commitment to expanding, creating, and disseminating knowledge.

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