UMass Boston is known as a model urban university and for its dedicated and diverse student population, solid academic reputation, affordability and proximity to the cultural riches of the City of Boston.
Noted for a solid academic reputation, active faculty, modest class size and flexible schedules, the University of Massachusetts Boston is a uniquely low cost/high value institution. Its proximity to the city's cultural and social riches and urban sophistication, moderate cost structure, and its dedicated, highly diverse student body make the campus a desirable academic destination. The picturesque harborside campus is accessible by car, bus and train, and help is available to locate appropriate housing. A rich mix of student organizations provides social options connecting to both the campus and the surrounding metropolitan environs. With more than 60 undergraduate majors, a range of programs of study, 42 master's and 20 doctoral degree programs, UMass Boston surely has something just right for you.
The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.
Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety
The Princeton Review publishes links directly to each school's Campus Security Reports where available. Applicants can also access all school-specific campus safety information using the Campus Safety and Security Data Analysis Cutting Tool provided by the Office of Postsecondary Education of the U.S. Department of Education: http://ope.ed.gov/security