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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) 856-2000
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:  1,095 (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
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 2017Full timePart time
Total faculty1,779212
Instructional1,317174
Research and public service46238
Total graduate assistants-375
Instructional-0
Research-375
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year2017-2018
In-state tuition$23,143
In-state fees$1,116
Out-of-state tuition$34,328
Out-of-state fees$1,116
Alternative Tuition Plans
  • No alternative tuition plans are offered by this institution.
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2016-2017
  • This institution did not offer programs at or below the baccalaureate level in 2016-2017, 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 2016-2017, therefore net price information was not reported.
Fall 2017
Total enrollment (all graduate)1,095
Attendance StatusStudent Gender
Attendance Status:
Full-time: 95%
Part-time: 5%Student Gender:
Male: 41%
Female: 59%
Student Race/ethnicity
Student Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%
Asian: 16%
Black or African American: 5%
Hispanic/Latino: 4%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 57%
Two or more races: 0%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 5%
Non-resident alien: 13%
Graduate Distance Education Status
Graduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 0%
Enrolled in some distance education: 0%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 100%
  • 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) 2016-2017
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, General651-
Category total651-
Health Professions and Related Programs
Medicine-132-
Nursing Practice-3-
Nursing Science-6-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse60-0
Category total601410
Grand total661920
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, 2016-2017
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: $20,022
  • No varsity sports data reported for this institution.
Institutional Accreditation
AgencyPeriods of AccreditationStatus
New England Commission of Higher Education4/16/1997 -  Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / ProgramPeriods of AccreditationStatus
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels4/15/2005 -  Accredited
Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels9/28/2009 -  Accredited
Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
Radiologic Technology (RADTT) - Programs for radiation therapists4/1/1990 - 5/23/2017Accredited
Liaison Committee on Medical Education
Medicine (MED) - Programs leading to the M.D. degree7/1/1970 -  Accredited
Internship/Residency
Agency / Program / DepartmentPeriods of AccreditationStatus
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 School
1/28/2005 - 8/4/2011Resigned
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
Professional Psychology (RPSY) - Postdoctoral residency programs12/15/2009 - 9/1/2016Resigned
2016 Crime Statistics
Arrests - On-Campus201420152016
Illegal weapons possession110
Drug law violations151319
Liquor law violations000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus201420152016
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Rape000
Fondling114
Incest000
Statutory rape000
Robbery000
Aggravated assault130
Burglary772
Motor vehicle theft113
Arson000
  • 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.
  • These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see http://ope.ed.gov/security.
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Fiscal Year201420132012
Default rate1.3%1.1%0.6%
Number in default221
Number in repayment153176149
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)