UMass Boston at 50
50 Years of Excellence. A Lifetime of Opportunity.
The University of Massachusetts Boston is celebrating 50 years of excellence beginning in 2014.
History of UMass Boston
The Massachusetts Legislature established the University of Massachusetts Boston on June 18, 1964. This is when the celebration will officially begin.
- Hear from the political leaders instrumental in creating UMass Boston
- Read about the history of the university
- See a photo timeline
- View a timeline of achievements related to the master plan
Where We Are Now and Where We Are Headed
UMass Boston, serving more than 16,000 undergraduate and graduate students in 11 colleges, continues striving toward fulfilling its potential as a great student-centered urban public research university.