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University Of Massachusetts Boston

University Of Massachusetts Boston

The University of Massachusetts Boston, also referred to as "UMass Boston", is a public, coeducational, research college located in Boston, Massachusetts. It was originally established as Boston State College in 1852 but was renamed UMass Boston in 1964. Every year the university grants admission to over 12,000 students worldwide. The school offers several majors in the fields of therapy and counseling and liberal arts. Online courses in various fields are offered to overseas students.

The official mascot of UMass Boston is The Beacon. The school sponsors men's teams for baseball, basketball, cross country, ice hockey, lacrosse, track and field, soccer, and tennis. For women, the university sponsors baseball, basketball, cross country, ice hockey, lacrosse, track and field, soccer, tennis, softball, and volleyball teams. The institute also has a competitive sailing team.

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Environmental Science
American/United States Studies/Civilization
Asian Studies/Civilization
African-American/Black Studies
Women's Studies
Computer And Information Sciences, General
Information Technology
Computer Science
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services, Other
Education, General
Bilingual And Multilingual Education
Educational Leadership And Administration, General
Educational/Instructional Technology
Educational Evaluation And Research
Special Education And Teaching, General
Education/Teaching Of Individuals With Vision Impairments Including Blindness
Counselor Education/School Counseling And Guidance Services
College Student Counseling And Personnel Services
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
Early Childhood Education And Teaching
Teacher Education And Professional Development, Specific Levels And Methods, Other
Education, Other
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
Linguistics
French Language And Literature
Italian Language And Literature
Spanish Language And Literature
Classics And Classical Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, General
English Language And Literature, General
Archives/Archival Administration
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biomedical Sciences, General
Biochemistry
Cell/Cellular Biology And Anatomical Sciences, Other
Environmental Biology
Mathematics, General
Gerontology
Dispute Resolution
Marine Sciences
Sustainability Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Health And Physical Education/Fitness, General
Philosophy
Philosophy, Other
Chemistry, General
Physics, General
Psychology, General
Clinical Psychology
Educational Psychology
Human Services, General
Community Organization And Advocacy
Public Administration
Public Policy Analysis, General
Social Work
Drama And Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Art/Art Studies, General
Fine Arts And Art Studies, Other
Music, General
History, General
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Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2015-16, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

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