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University of Massachusetts

Check whether the University of Massachusetts is right for you as an international student.

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Study abroad at the University of Massachusetts

The University of Massachusetts Boston is a public research university, located in the US city of Boston. It's one of five campuses in the University of Massachusetts system. It offers students a cutting-edge curriculum that focuses on the changing needs of the global economy.

UMass Boston is known for its first-rate faculty and diverse student body, with small class sizes, accessible staff, and flexible programs. International students can choose from more than 60 undergraduate degrees, and graduate programs in business and IT are also available.

The campus is located on a scenic waterfront, with easy access to downtown Boston. It offers a wide range of facilities and amenities including residence halls, a library and athletics center. There are more than 100 student organizations and clubs you can join, and UMass Boston has 18 sports teams that compete in the NCAA Division III.

Why study at UMass Boston?

  • Staff student ratio

    the student-to-faculty ratio at UMass is 16:1, for personal attention from your professors

  • AACSB accredited

    internationally recognized accreditation for business and accounting programs

Life as an international student

UMass Boston prides itself on its diverse student population, with 11% of all undergraduates being international students.

The University understands that moving from your home country to the US can be challenging, which is why it offers a number of benefits and support services designed to help you adjust to your new environment. Support is available for any academic, career or personal problems you might face, so help is always at hand.

International students are encouraged to live on campus at UMass Boston, and the new residential community features a full service dining facility and living-learning programs.

You will be living at the heart of the campus, which is the best way to immerse yourself in university life. You’ll be able to connect with your classmates, have easy access to all campus facilities and be close to all campus events and activities.

Student life & facilities

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    • Language Center
    • Group Praying Rooms
    • Pre sessional English Academic skills courses
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    • Campus Bus Service
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    • Student Tutoring & Support
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    • Peer & Buddy Program

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University of Massachusetts

100 William T, Morrissey Blvd, Boston, MA 02125, United States

The scenic waterfront campus, with easy access to downtown Boston, is located next to the John F. Kennedy Library and Presidential Museum, the Commonwealth Museum and Massachusetts State Archives, and the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate.

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Visa requirements for the University of Massachusetts

Many international students will require a visa to study in the US, and this is a vital step of your study abroad journey. Make sure you understand the requirements you may need to meet before applying.

USA student visa requirements