Urban College Of Boston

Urban College Of Boston

Urban College of Boston, UCB, is a two year co-educational college in Boston, Massachusetts that was founded as a non-traditional college by Action for Boston Community Development, Inc. (ABCD). The college was chartered in 1993 and enrolled its first degree students in January 1994. It became a fully independent institute in September 2000.

Urban College of Boston offers associate degree programs in human services administration, early childhood education, and general studies. It also provides a number of certificate and continuing education programs.

UCB newsletter, named 'Urban College Connections' gives students an opportunity to discover various Urban College and community events. Students are also offered academic and professional counseling services by the college.

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Contacting Urban College of Boston

Urban College of Boston
178 Tremont St 7th Fl
Boston , MA 02111-1093
General Phone: (617) 348-6359

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Urban College of Boston Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Education and Teaching104early childhood education
Family and Social Work13human services
Liberal Arts10general studies

Number of programs and degrees for Urban College of Boston in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years383
Associate's degree893

Urban College of Boston Student Body

In 2007-2008, Urban College of Boston had a total enrollment of 673 students (247 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 9%
Black 28%
Hispanic 54%
Asian 10%
Unknown 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 1%
20-21 3%
22-24 6%
25-29 11%
30-34 13%
35-39 17%
40-49 34%
50-64 14%
65+ 1%

Urban College of Boston Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 75 %
Part-Time 49 %

Urban College of Boston Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Boston, 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.

Urban College of Boston Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 3,740
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 3,740
Books and supplies $ 880

Financial Aid:
Urban College of Boston participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 3130500)

Urban College of Boston Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
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*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
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All faculty totalacademic year0*1*

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

Urban College of Boston Degree Programs (2007)

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching

Family And Social Work
Human Services, General

Liberal Arts
General Studies

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What Sets Urban College of Boston Apart:

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