With a growing reputation for innovative research addressing complex urban issues, UMass Boston—metropolitan Boston’s only public university—offers its diverse student population both an intimate learning environment and the rich experience of a great American city. UMass Boston’s seven colleges and graduate schools serve nearly 16,000 students—including nearly 4,000 graduate students—while engaging local, national, and international constituents through academic programs, research centers, and public service activities.
UMass Boston currently offers 19 doctoral programs and over 75 master's, post-master's, and graduate certificate programs. Our faculty members associated with these programs are among the most accomplished scholars in their fields. Their research, writing, and consultancies have earned them national and international reputations. At the same time, they are widely known for their commitment to teaching and mentoring and their accessibility to students.