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UMass Boston Commencement 2012: By the Numbers

Office of Communications | June 06, 2012

UMass Boston graduated a record-breaking 3,810 students at this year's 44th Commencement. Here is a breakdown:

The following degrees were given to 2,481 undergraduate students:

    1,286 Bachelor of Science degrees
    1,195 Bachelor of Arts degrees

The following degrees were given to 1,329 graduate students:

    389 Master of Education
    251 Master of Arts
    352 Master of Science
    143 Master of Business Administration
    30 Doctor of Philosophy
    99 Post Masters Certificates
    13 Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study
    20 Educational Specialist
    7 Doctor of Nursing Practice
    12 Doctor of Education
    13 Master of Fine Arts

Faculty achievements were presented to 4 professors:

    2 Chancellor's Distinguished Scholarship Award
    1 Chancellor's Distinguished Service Award
    1 Chancellor's Distinguished Teaching Award

Other honors included:

    1 Chancellor's Medals
    5 Honorary Degrees
    1 John F. Kennedy Award for Academic Excellence

More than 10,000 people attended commencement.

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