Urban College of Boston: Review & Facts

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Urban College of Boston is a very small two-year, private not-for-profit school with 880 students enrolled. This institution was founded in 1993 and is one of the 32 colleges located in Boston, Massachusetts.

Academic Offerings

Urban College of Boston will give you the opportunity to obtain a 1-year certificate or associate's degree.

Urban College of Boston implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 3 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education and Social Work. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools.

Student Retention
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. Nevertheless, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Urban College of Boston student retention rate is perfect at 100% (well above Massachusetts average). Considering this statistic, apparently students definitely love their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
14 : 1
The graduation rate at Urban College of Boston is below average - 50%.

Student to faculty ratio at Urban College of Boston is pretty decent, 14:1. Find out more details on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans

Tuition and fees per year
Average tuition price is low - around $7,200 a year. The additional fees at Urban College of Boston beyond tuition are nearly $100, which makes it a total of $7,300 per academic year.

Read the details about Urban College of Boston additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information

Dual Credits
The college will consider accepting your credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities) and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) at entry.

The undergraduate application fee at Urban College of Boston is $10.00.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about enrolling to Urban College of Boston and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (617) 449-7070 or check Urban College of Boston Website.

Opportunities and Services

Urban College of Boston provides evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a great option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Urban College of Boston, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Currently there is no on-campus housing at Urban College of Boston.

Based on the college crime numbers, Urban College of Boston seems to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Urban College of Boston Location and Maps

Post Address: Urban College of Boston, 178 Tremont St 7th Fl, Boston, Massachusetts 02111-1093, USA
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