University of Massachusetts Boston
#404 Overall Influence#641 Desirability Rank

University of Massachusetts Boston

American public university

University of Massachusetts Boston Rankings

From Wikipedia

The University of Massachusetts Boston is a public research university in Boston, Massachusetts. It is the only public research university in Boston and the third-largest campus in the five-campus University of Massachusetts system. UMass Boston is the third most diverse university in the United States. While a majority of UMass Boston students are Massachusetts residents, international students and students from other states make up a significant portion of the student body. Founded with a distinct urban mission, UMass Boston has a long history of serving the city of Boston, including numerous partnerships with local community organizations. It is an official member institution of the Coalition of Urban Serving Universities and the Coalition of Urban and Metropolitian Universities. It is classified among "R2: Doctoral Universities – High research activity".

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Where will you be attending?


100 Morrissey Boulevard, Boston MA 02125-3393

City Crime Rates

Property Crime

22 per 100k

Violent Crime

7 per 100k

What is University of Massachusetts Boston known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

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Criminal Justice
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Computer Science
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Political Science
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Social Work

Other areas of influence

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Earth Sciences
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Religious Studies

Influential People

Who are University of Massachusetts Boston's Most influential alumni?

University of Massachusetts Boston's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Nursing, Criminal Justice, and Computer Science. University of Massachusetts Boston’s most academically influential people include William J. Bratton, Paul Anastas, and John Warner.

William J. Bratton
William J. Bratton

American police officer

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Paul Anastas
Paul Anastas

American chemist

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John Warner
John Warner

American green chemist

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Joe Rogan
Joe Rogan

American martial artist, podcaster, sports commentator and comedian

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Eileen Myles
Eileen Myles

American poet

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Nova Spivack
Nova Spivack

American businessman

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Tim Costello

Labor activist and writer

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Nate Thayer

American journalist

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Lee Jussim
Lee Jussim

American psychologist

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Florida Ruffin Ridley
Florida Ruffin Ridley

American civil rights activist, teacher, editor and writer

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Dan Rea
Dan Rea

American journalist

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Jack Beatty

American historian

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