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Urban College of Boston

Urban College of Boston is an Associate's college with 762 students located in Boston, MA.

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Selectivity
Offers Associate Degrees, Open Admissions

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Student Life

Student Life

Student Body

Total Undergraduates 762
Gender 4% Male / 96% Female
Enrollment Breakdown 4% Full Time / 96% Part Time
Socio-Economic Diversity 100% of students received Pell Grants, which are provided by the U.S. government to students from middle and lower income families. It gives you an idea of a school’s socio-economic diversity.
Ethnic Diversity
Percentage
White 7%
Hispanic/Latino 53%
Ethnicity Unknown 2%
Black or African American 23%
Asian 15%

Student Services

  • Academic Support Services: learning center study skills assistance tutoring
  • Computer Services: computer center, libraries
  • Counseling Services: career counseling economically disadvantaged students services financial aid counseling minority students services personal counseling placement services for graduates
  • Facilities
  • Special Needs Services: partial services for students with learning disabilities
  • Specialty Programs (ROTC, Accelerated Programs, Professional Development, etc.): independent study internships
  • Transfer In Services
  • Transfer Out Services

Academics

Academics

Popular Majors

Early Childhood Education and Teaching (86%), Human Services (8%), General Studies (6%)

Majors Offered

Associates

An undifferentiated program that includes instruction in the general arts, general science, or unstructured studies.

Job Opportunities:

Postsecondary Teachers, All Other
All postsecondary teachers not listed separately.

Associates

A program that prepares individuals to teach students ranging in age from infancy through eight years (grade three), depending on the school system or state regulations. Includes preparation to teach all relevant subject matter.

Job Opportunities:

Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education
Instruct preschool-aged children in activities designed to promote social, physical, and intellectual growth needed for primary school in preschool, day care center, or other child development facility. May be required to hold State certification.
Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education
Teach elemental natural and social science, personal hygiene, music, art, and literature to kindergarten students. Promote physical, mental, and social development. May be required to hold State certification.

Associates

A program that focuses on the general study and provision of human and social services to individuals and communities and prepares individuals to work in public and private human services agencies and organizations. Includes instruction in the social sciences, psychology, principles of social service, human services policy, planning and evaluation, social services law and administration, and applications to particular issues, services, localities, and populations.

Job Opportunities:

Social and Community Service Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the activities of a social service program or community outreach organization. Oversee the program or organization's budget and policies regarding participant involvement, program requirements, and benefits. Work may involve directing social workers, counselors, or probation officers.
Social and Human Service Assistants
Assist in providing client services in a wide variety of fields, such as psychology, rehabilitation, or social work, including support for families. May assist clients in identifying and obtaining available benefits and social and community services. May assist social workers with developing, organizing, and conducting programs to prevent and resolve problems relevant to substance abuse, human relationships, rehabilitation, or dependent care.
Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other
All community and social service specialists not listed separately.

Administration & Faculty

President Michael Taylor
Accredited by New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
Student : Faculty Ratio 22 : 1

Admissions

Admissions

Selectivity

Selectivity Score: 22/100
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Selectivity

Finance

Finance

Average Net Tuition

The average student pays $7,748 for tuition, fees, and other expenses, after grants and scholarships.

Household Income Real Cost
$0-$30K $7,297
$48K-$75K $8,199

Sticker Price

Total stated tuition is $7,104, in-state and on-campus, before financial aid.

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $7,104 Same as On-Campus
Fees $20 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A $6,500
Books $980 $980
Total (before financial aid) $8,104 $14,604

Students Receiving Aid

100% of students receive some form of financial aid.

Undergrads Receiving Aid Average Aid Amount
Federal Scholarships/Grants 100% $4,550
Institutional Grants 100% $2,101
Other Federal Grants 100% $400
Pell Grants 100% $4,150

Alumni and Outcomes

Alumni and Outcomes

Graduation Rates

57% of students graduated in six years.

100% of full time students continued studying at this school after freshman year.

Rankings

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