UMass Boston’s Value

  • Spend Smart – Your education is an investment
  • Affordable Tuition - One of the best educational values in Boston
  • Generous Aid - $159 million awarded in financial aid and scholarships each year

A helicopter view of UMass Boston, the water that surrounds the peninsula, and the Boston skyline behind it

Numerous cheering students at graduation at north garden wearing caps and gowns

  • Responsible – Our graduates complete college with less debt than the national average.
  • Valuable – UMass Boston is Boston’s public research university, leading our city with pioneering work in the fields of healthcare, the environment, and technology.
  • 17:1 Student-Faculty Ratio – Smaller classes and approachable faculty. UMass Boston students don't trade quality for affordability.  Learn from distinguished professors that you can access.