The University of Massachusetts Boston is a nationally recognized urban public research university providing a low-cost, high-quality education in a city known as an American mecca for higher education.
The University of Massachusetts Boston (UMass Boston) is one of only 170 designated “high activity” research universities in the nation. Known for its dedicated and diverse student population, solid academic reputation, affordability and proximity to the cultural riches of the city of Boston, and recognized for groundbreaking research addressing complex issues, UMass Boston offers both an intimate learning environment and the rich experience of a great American city. UMass Boston’s 11 colleges and schools serve nearly 17,000 students from New England, across the nation, and around the world. Just minutes from downtown Boston, we are the most diverse public research university in New England. The urban areas surrounding the unique waterfront campus provide students with numerous opportunities to conduct research in collaboration with community and nonprofit organizations. The city is a source of internships, employment, community service, and research opportunities. A new residence complex is due to open in 2018.
A wide range of student organizations provides social options, connecting to both the campus and the surrounding metropolitan area. With more than 80 undergraduate majors, minors and programs of study, as well as master's and 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