Admissions & Financial Aid

Graduate Admissions

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Our Graduate Admissions website provides all the information you need to apply to more than 100 innovative doctoral, master's, and graduate certificate programs, including the best Rehabilitation Counseling program and the best public nursing school in New England as rated by U.S. News & World Report, one of the top 10 "Best Affordable Master's in Health Sciences" online programs (Gerontology/Management of Aging Services) ranked by, and one of the top 50 MBA programs in North America in QS TopMBA.

► Award-winning faculty pursuing teaching and research in the fields that will define our collective future

  • Data science, cybersecurity, digital health care,
    e-government, mobile computing, and sensor networks
  • Global inclusion and social development
  • Personalized cancer therapy
  • STEM education
  • Sustainability
  • Urban and community studies

► Cutting-edge facilities enabling the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, and service

► Students from 159 countries preparing to shape the future of our world

If you have questions about the graduate admissions process or our website, please call us at 617.287.6400 or send an email message to

Why UMass Boston?

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Rachel Rubin

Department Chair and Professor of American Studies

“I've taught at five universities, and UMass Boston has been my favorite by far."

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