University of Massachusetts - Boston
The University of Massachusetts Boston is nationally recognized as a model of excellence for urban public universities. Reacting to social upheaval, urban unrest, and a rapidly increasing demand for higher education, the Massachusetts Legislature established this University in 1964. It is a public research university with a dynamic culture of teaching and learning, and a special commitment to urban and global engagement .The students hail from around the globe, and many study here on international visas.
The University of Massachusetts Boston academic excellence is reflected by a growing student body of undergraduate and graduate students. The university’s 11 colleges and schools offer 82 undergraduate programs and 126 graduate programs. Enriched courses probe more deeply into theory or venture further into application.
The university’s 120 acre waterfront campus is just minutes from downtown Boston. More than 100 student organizations including clubs, literary magazines, newspaper, radio station, art gallery, and 16 NCAA Division III sports teams offer a rich campus life. Students live throughout Greater Boston and in apartment communities just steps from the campus, and enjoy the rich amenities, cultural attractions, and educational opportunities that make the city the biggest and best college town in the nation.
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