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Urban College of Boston

Overview

At a Glance

School type

Private, not-for-profit, 2-year

School Size & Setting

Large | Urban

Religious affliation

Not applicable

Mission Statement

The Urban College of Boston (UCB) is an independent, coeducational two-year institution located in the heart of downtown Boston. UCB is chartered by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to offer programs of study leading to the Associate of Arts degree in Early Childhood Education, Human Services Administration and General Studies. UCB also offers a range of certificate programs and continuing education courses.

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cost & financial aid

Annual tuition & fees

Undergraduate

In state

$7,124

Out of state

$7,124
Graduate

In state

No information

Out of state

No information

Financial Aid: Undergraduates

Received financial aid
100%
Type of aid % of students receiving aid Average amount
Federal grants 100.0% $3,473
State/local grants 100.0% $400
Institutional grants 0.0% $0
Loans 0.0% $0

Other Estimated Costs

Housing

$. per year

Books & Supplies

$900 per year

Personal Expenses

$. per year

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Academics

Most Popular Undergraduate majors

  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Human Services, General
  • General Studies
Full List of Majors

Undergraduate Majors X

  • EDUCATION
    • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
      • 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. See other colleges that offer this major
  • LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
  • PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
    • Human Services, General
      • 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. See other colleges that offer this major
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Admissions

Application Fee

Undergraduate
$15
Graduate
No information
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Student Life

Student Demographics

Female Students
96%
Male Students
4%

Student Ethnicities
  1. Hispanic/Latino68.09%
  2. Asian13.31%
  3. Black11.09%
  4. Not Specified3.75%
  5. Caucasian3.75%
  6. Two Or More Ethnicities0.01%

Student body breakdown

Total students enrolled

1,225

Undergraduate students

1,225

Full Time Students
6%
Part Time Students
94%

Student services

  • Meal plan
  • Counseling services
  • Remedial services
  • Work-study
  • Placement services
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening classes
  • On-campus day care for student's children
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