Info for Parents

As a parent to a prospective UMass Boston student, you may have many questions about your student’s college education, housing, and extracurricular activities. 

To help you on your search for information, please click the links below. You should also know we’re always here for you so feel free to contact us with any questions you may have.

Why UMass Boston?

Tuition and Financial Aid

College services and information

Housing and Dining

10 Reasons to Choose UMass Boston:

  1. Location - Minutes from downtown Boston
  2. Exceptional Value - World-class education at an affordable price
  3. Academics – Distinguished faculty looking for you to be their co-discoverer of knowledge
  4. Financial Aid & Scholarships - $159+ million awarded yearly
  5. Diversity - Our students bring unique perspectives from 146+ countries and 43 states
  6. Research - New Integrated Sciences Complex putting you at the cutting edge of innovation
  7. Life Beyond the Classroom - 100 clubs and tons of on-campus activities
  8. Study Abroad - 70 study abroad opportunities
  9. Internships - 498 companies recruit on campus
  10. Athletics - 18 NCAA Division III Teams & 6 Intramural leagues