The University of Massachusetts Boston (UMass Boston) is an urban public research university offering academic programs for undergraduate, graduate, and non-degree-seeking students.

The University has the following colleges: College of Liberal Arts; College of Management; College of Nursing and Health Sciences; College of Public and Community Service; College of Science and Mathematics; Graduate College of Education; John W. McCormack Graduate School of Policy Studies; Division of Corporate, Continuing and Distance Education.

The University of Massachusetts Boston is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. The College of Management is accredited by the American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). The U Mass Boston Clinical Psychology Program has been accredited since 1995 by the American Psychological Association. The BS and MS Nursing programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). The BS program is approved by the Board of Registration in Nursing, Commonwealth of Massachusetts (BORN) and American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN). The Exercise and Health Sciences program is an active member of the NEACSM, a regional member of the American College of Sports Medicine.

The University is also a member of the Council of Graduate Schools of the United States and the Northeastern Association of Graduate Schools.

Ranking Profile:

- University of Massachusetts Boston is placed among Tier 2 National Universities by US News & World Report 2012.

- The College of Management at the University of Massachusetts Boston is an outstanding business school, according to The Princeton Review. The education services company features the school in the 2010 edition of its book, "The Best 301 Business Schools".

- The College of Management has demonstrated significant leadership in integrating social, environmental and ethical issues into its MBA program, according to the Aspen Institute's 2009-2010 edition of Beyond Grey Pinstripes.

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World University Ranking Tables

America - US News & World Report, The Princeton Review, BusinessWeek
Canada - Maclean's, Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities
UK - Sunday Times, Guardian, Times Good University Guide, Daily Telegraph
World - Shanghai Jiao Tong ARWU Rankings, Webometrics, Newsweek
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