The foundation of the University of Massachusetts Boston (UMass) dates back to 1852. The university, being one of the best public research universities in the United States and only in Boston. It provides students the platform that they deserve and supports them to stand for themselves in this changing society. The only vision of the university is to offer the best education to students to contribute to a greater extent and help make the world a better place to live. Every year 10,000 students choose the University of Massachusetts Boston as their educational venture from more than 40 different countries. The university offers various graduate and undergraduate programs in different fields such as Arts, Business, Science, Humanities, and many more. The university is a member of the 13 urban universities along with the school are Temple University and the University of Pittsburgh. UMass Boston is accredited by the New England Associations of the Schools and Colleges.