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IPEDS ID: 166708
OPE ID: 00975600
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University of Massachusetts Medical School Worcester
55 Lake Ave North, Worcester, Massachusetts 01655
General information:  (508) 856-8989
Website:  www.umassmed.edu
Type:  4-year, Public
Awards offered:  Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Doctor's degree - professional practice
Campus setting:  City: Midsize
Campus housing:  No
Student population:  1,185 (0 undergraduate)
Admissionswww.umassmed.edu/som/admissions
Apply Onlinestudents-residents.aamc.org/applying-medical-school/applying-medical-school-process/applying-medical-school-amcas/
Financial Aidwww.umassmed.edu/financialaid
Disability Serviceswww.umassmed.edu/schoolservices/
Mission Statement
  The mission of the University of Massachusetts Medical School is to advance the health and well-being of the people of the commonwealth and the world through pioneering advances in education, research and health care delivery.
Carnegie Classification
Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Special Learning Opportunities
Distance education – graduate courses offered, programs not offered
Study abroad
Student Services
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students' children
Credit Accepted
Institution does not accept dual, credit for life, or AP credits
Faculty and graduate assistants by primary function, Fall 2018Full timePart time
Total faculty1,740231
Instructional1,292180
Research and public service44851
Total graduate assistants-366
Instructional-0
Research-366
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year2019-2020
In-state tuition$24,141
In-state fees$1,223
Out-of-state tuition$35,381
Out-of-state fees$1,223
Alternative Tuition Plans
  • No alternative tuition plans are offered by this institution.
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018
  • This institution did not offer programs at or below the baccalaureate level in 2017-2018, therefore financial aid information was not reported.

  • For more information on Student Financial Assistance Programs or to apply for financial aid via the web, visit Federal Student Aid.
  • This institution did not offer programs at or below the baccalaureate level in 2017-2018, therefore net price information was not reported.
Fall 2018
Total enrollment (all graduate)1,185
Attendance StatusStudent Gender
Attendance Status:
Full-time: 94%
Part-time: 6%Student Gender:
Male: 38%
Female: 62%
Student Race/ethnicity
Student Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%
Asian: 17%
Black or African American: 5%
Hispanic/Latino: 4%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 56%
Two or more races: 0%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 5%
Non-resident alien: 11%
Graduate Distance Education Status
Graduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 1%
Enrolled in some distance education: 1%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 99%
  • This institution does not offer programs at or below the baccalaureate level, therefore admission information was not reported.
  • This institution did not offer programs at or below the baccalaureate level, therefore graduation rate information was not reported.
  • Institutions that did not offer undergraduate programs were not required to report Outcome Measures.
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2018-2019
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgramMasterDoctorPostgraduate
Certificate
  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biomedical Sciences, General649-
Category total649-
Health Professions and Related Programs
Medicine-125-
Nursing Practice-31-
Nursing Science-3-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse28-1
Category total281591
Grand total342081
Services and Programs for Servicemembers and Veterans
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families
Educational Benefits, 2017-2018
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: 3
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - graduates: 0
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: $12,642
  • No varsity sports data reported for this institution.
Institutional Accreditation
AccreditorStatusNext Review Date
New England Commission of Higher EducationAccredited since (04/16/1997)12/31/2022
Programmatic Accreditation
Accreditor / ProgramStatusNext Review Date
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levelsAccredited since (09/28/2009)TBD
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levelsAccredited since (04/15/2005)TBD
Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
Radiologic Technology (RADTT) - Programs for radiation therapistsAccredited (04/01/1990 - 02/19/2019)
 No Longer Recognized  Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology
Nuclear Medicine Technologist (NMT) - Programs for the nuclear medicine technologistAccredited (04/23/1979 - 06/13/2011)
Liaison Committee on Medical Education
Medicine (MED) - Programs leading to the M.D. degreeAccredited since (07/01/1970)12/31/2020
Internship/Residency
Accreditor / Program / DepartmentStatusNext Review Date
American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
Post Doctoral - Advanced dental education programs (advanced education in general dentistry and general practice residency) University of Massachusetts Medical SchoolAccredited (01/28/2005 - 08/04/2011)
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
Professional Psychology (RPSY) - Postdoctoral residency programsAccredited (12/15/2009 - 09/01/2016)
  • For more detailed information on accreditation for this institution, including all actions and justification for actions, visit OPE's Database of Accredited Postsecondary Institutions and Programs: ope.ed.gov/dapip/#/institution-profile/121433.
On-Campus
Criminal Offenses201520162017
a. Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
b. Negligent manslaughter000
c. Rape001
d. Fondling140
e. Incest000
f. Statutory Rape000
g. Robbery000
h. Aggravated assault303
i. Burglary722
j. Motor vehicle theft131
k. Arson000
VAWA Offenses201520162017
a. Domestic violence383
b. Dating violence000
c. Stalking004
Arrests201520162017
a. Weapons: carrying, possessing, etc.101
b. Drug abuse violations131915
c. Liquor law violations000
Disciplinary Actions201520162017
a. Weapons: carrying, possessing, etc.000
b. Drug abuse violations000
c. Liquor law violations000
  • The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
  • The crime statistics displayed only includes On-Campus data associated with the main campus as listed on College Navigator. For statistics associated with each campus location, off campus data, and for additional information covering Hate Crimes, and Fire statistics see https://ope.ed.gov/campussafety.
  • The On-Campus data do not include incidents that: (a) took place on public property, including thoroughfares, streets, sidewalks, and parking facilities, that is within the campus, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus; (b) took place on any building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) took place on any building or property owned or controlled by an institution that is used in direct support of, or in relation to, the institution's educational purposes, is frequently used by students, and is not within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area of the institution.
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Fiscal Year201620152014
Default rate1.8%1.6%1.3%
Number in default332
Number in repayment163185153
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)