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University of Massachusetts Boston

College of Liberal Arts

Boston, MA

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Overview

University of Massachusetts Boston / College of Liberal Arts is located in Boston, MA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)
Master of Arts (MA)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Fine Arts (MFA)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 148
Doctoral Degrees 12
Other Advanced Degrees 6

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

761
Applied
267
Accepted
152
Enrolled
35%

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 1st Not reported No
Spring deadline January 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.75
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.75

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

570
Total Graduate Students
63%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
36%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.74%
Black or African American 4.74%
White or Caucasian 56%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.18%
Asian 6.14%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 0.18%
Unknown 6.84%

Gender

Male (32%)
Female (67%)

Faculty

466
Total faculty
Full-time - 312
Part-time - 154
Male (217)
Female (249)

Location & Contact

Address 100 Morrissey Boulevard
Boston, MA  02125-3393
United States
Contact David Terkla
Dean
Email: david.terkla@umb.edu
Phone: 617-287-6505