Office of Institutional Research and Policy Studies

Peer Institutions & Urban Coalitions

UMass Boston’s Peer Institutions

The following institutions have been identified for comparison purposes. Each university in the UMass system has a set of peer institutions that are used as benchmarks in the UMass President’s Office Performance Measurement System (PMS):

Cleveland State University
University of Illinois at Chicago
University of Louisville
University of Maryland, Baltimore County
University of Massachusetts Lowell
University of Memphis
University of Missouri—Kansas City
University of Nevada, Reno

Provost’s Aspirational Peers

The following institutions have been identified by the Provost as aspirational peers for UMass Boston:

George Mason University
Georgia State University
Temple University
University of Memphis
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
University of Houston
University of Toledo

Urban Coalitions

UMass Boston is a member of the following urban coalitions:

Coalition of Urban Serving Universities (USU):
Member List
link to website

Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities (CUMU):
Member List
link to website