University Of Massachusetts Medical School Worcester

University Of Massachusetts Medical School Worcester

The University of Massachusetts Medical School is located in Worcester, Massachusetts. The university was established in 1962 by an act of the Massachusetts Legislature. According to the U.S. News and World Report of 2006, UMMS ranked 4th in primary care education. The university offers a number of research programs, and undergraduate and graduate degree programs in diverse fields of medical science. The university has 3 academic schools:

  • Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
  • Graduate School of Nursing
  • School of Medicine

Financial aid is provided to deserving students at UMMC. Institutional loans, gift aids and campus-based loans are awarded to students depending on their academic progress and enrollment status. There are many student groups and organizations at UMMC, including the Adolescent Medicine Interest Group, the Disability Interest Group, the Marrow for Tomorrow and the Physicians for Human Rights.

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Contacting UMass Medical School

University of Massachusetts Medical School Worcester
55 Lake Ave North
Worcester , MA 01655
General Phone: (508) 856-2000

UMass Medical School Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine68registered nursing, various nursing

Number of programs and degrees for UMass Medical School in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Postbaccalaureate certificate01
Master's degree672
Doctor's degree472
First-professional degree1021
Post-master's certificate31

UMass Medical School Student Body

In 2007-2008, UMass Medical School had a total enrollment of 1,013 students (587 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Graduate 59%
First Professional 41%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 66%
Black 3%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 8%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 7%
(Foreign Students) 13%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
20-21 0%
22-24 23%
25-29 47%
30-34 16%
35-39 5%
40-49 5%
50-64 3%

UMass Medical School Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Worcester, Massachusetts for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Massachusetts Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

UMass Medical School Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount

Financial Aid:
UMass Medical School participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 975600)

UMass Medical School Faculty

UMass Medical School has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track5818
Non-tenured and not on tenure track519283

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year0*3$161,119
Associate professorcalendar year1*3$102,885
Assistant professorcalendar year1*4$87,170
Instructorcalendar year0*3$78,509
All faculty totalcalendar year2*13$105,863

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

UMass Medical School Degree Programs (2007)

Medicine (MD)

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nursing, Other
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)


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