With 65+ courses of study and a prestigious Honors College, UMass Boston gives you access to career opportunities, research projects, and a strong alumni network. With 11% of the student body representing 140+ countries and speaking 60+ languages, UMB is truly global.
- College of Education and Human Development
- College of Liberal Arts
- College of Management
- College of Nursing and Health Sciences
- College of Science and Mathematics
- McCormack School of Policy and Global Studies
- School for the Environment
Life in Boston, Massachusetts
The picturesque “college town” of Boston is an important part of American history. Home to 35 universities, the Massachusetts capital is an international leader in education, health care, research, tech, and finance.
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Application & Visa Help
We provide extensive support services and personalized programs for international students planning to study in the US. Our experienced counselors are committed to your success!
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Tuition & Cost
Tuition, housing, dining, and other fees vary by degree program, housing location, and preferences. Shorelight Signature Student Experience services — including visa help and career services — are included with tuition.
Typical cost for two semesters
Typical housing fees for one academic year. See all housing options below.
Housing prices vary based on room choice, amenities, and program track. Your preference is taken into account, but preferred pick is not guaranteed.
How To Apply
We offer a streamlined application process for international students.
Complete your application
Our advisors walk you through everything you need – transcripts, English scores, passport & more.
Submit additional documentation
Once you receive a final admission letter, you will need to submit your I-20 request form, certification of finances, and other paperwork.
Apply for your F-1 student visa
Our staff guides you through the visa application process and helps you prepare for your visa interview, too.
Entry requirements vary by program track and graduate level. Please contact an advisor for more detail.
Shorelight - Who We Are
As international student experience experts, we bring students to US schools—or connect top US programs with students abroad. Here's how:
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