Urban College of Boston

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$7,104
2022 Enrolled Students
596
1.17% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
12.5%
1 Graduates

About

Urban College of Boston is a higher education institution located in Suffolk County, MA. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Urban College of Boston were Early Childhood Education & Teaching (68 degrees awarded), General Human Services (11 degrees), and General Studies (4 degrees).

In 2022, 140 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Urban College of Boston. 96.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 3.57% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (91 degrees), 3.25 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (28 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Urban College of Boston is $7,104, which is $−7,837 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Urban College of Boston is $7,104, which is $−7,838 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

In 2022, 38% of undergraduate students attending Urban College of Boston received financial aid through grants.

Tuition Costs

$7,104
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Urban College of Boston was $7,104. The cost of tuition at Urban College of Boston is $−7,838 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

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Average Net Price

100%
1 Year Growth

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Other Student Expenses

$9,000
Room and Board
$1,300
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Urban College of Boston was of $9,000 in 2022. The cost of room and board did not change between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,300. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

38%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants

38% of undergraduate students at Urban College of Boston received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 49.3% with respect to 2021, when 75% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Enrollment

Urban College of Boston had a total enrollment of 596 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Urban College of Boston is 7 students and the part-time enrollment is 589. This means that 1.17% of students enrolled at Urban College of Boston are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Urban College of Boston, both undergraduate and graduate, is 64.1% Hispanic or Latino, 11.2% Black or African American, 8.22% Asian, 6.38% White, 2.52% Two or More Races, and 0.336% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Urban College of Boston in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (57.1%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (28.6%) and White Female (14.3%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

1.17%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Urban College of Boston in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 596 students. The full-time enrollment at Urban College of Boston is 7 and the part-time enrollment is 589. This means that 1.17% of students enrolled at Urban College of Boston are enrolled full-time compared with 71.2% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

43%
2020 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Urban College of Boston was 43%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (73%), Urban College of Boston had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    382 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    67 enrolled students
  3. Asian
    49 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Urban College of Boston is 64.1% Hispanic or Latino, 11.2% Black or African American, 8.22% Asian, 6.38% White, 2.52% Two or More Races, and 0.336% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 42.1% White, 19.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.1% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2022, 130 more women than men received degrees from Urban College of Boston. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Urban College of Boston is hispanic or latino (91 degrees awarded). There were 3.25 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (28 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Urban College of Boston is Early Childhood Education & Teaching (68 degrees awarded), followed by General Human Services (11 degrees) and General Studies (4 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Urban College of Boston, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Education (113 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (23 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (4 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Urban College of Boston are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,624,541 people), Registered nurses (1,450,346 people), Secondary school teachers (457,677 people), Education administrators (277,370 people), and Social workers, all other (201,535 people).

The most specialized majors at Urban College of Boston in 2022 are Education (113 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (23 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (4 degrees), and Health (0 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Urban College of Boston are Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Skincare specialists, Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys, and Aircraft pilots & flight engineers

The most specialized majors at Urban College of Boston are Education (113 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (23 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (4 degrees), and Health (0 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Urban College of Boston are Elementary & secondary schools (2,971,757 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,642,055 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (365,653 people), Outpatient care centers (330,261 people), and Offices of physicians (235,549 people).

The most specialized majors at Urban College of Boston are Education (113 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (23 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (4 degrees), and Health (0 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Urban College of Boston.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 68 degrees awarded
  2. 11 degrees awarded
  3. 4 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Urban College of Boston was Early Childhood Education & Teaching with 68 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

5
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
135
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 5 degrees were awarded to men at Urban College of Boston, which is 0.037 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (135).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 3 degrees were awarded to men at Urban College of Boston in General Studies, which is 3 times more than the 1 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 112 degrees were awarded to men at Urban College of Boston in Early Childhood Education & Teaching, which is 112 times more than the 1 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

0%
100% Completion Time
30%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 0% of students graduating from Urban College of Boston completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 30% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 40% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Hispanic or Latino Male
Highest Graduation Rate (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Urban College of Boston is Male and Hispanic or Latino (50% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    91 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    28 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    17 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Urban College of Boston is hispanic or latino (91 degrees awarded). There were 3.25 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (28 degrees).

0.714% of degree recipients (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    88 degrees awarded
  2. Asian Female
    28 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    16 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Urban College of Boston is hispanic or latino female (88 degrees awarded). There were 3.14 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian female (28 degrees).

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Operations

Urban College of Boston employs 1 Instructors. Most academics at Urban College of Boston are Female Instructor (1), and Male Instructor (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Urban College of Boston are: Management, with 9 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 4 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 3 employees.

Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $3.18M - Federal
  2. $897k - State
  3. $200k - Local

As of 2022, Urban College of Boston received $3.18M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $897k from state grants and contracts, and $200k from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$2.67M
2022 Salaries
9.68%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Urban College of Boston paid a median of $2.67M in salaries, a 9.68% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 3.17M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$48k
Instructional Salaries
1
Number of Employees

In 2020, Urban College of Boston paid a total of $48k to 1 employees working as instructors, which represents 2.11% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $975k (30.7%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
1 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
9 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Urban College of Boston was Instructor with 1 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Urban College of Boston were Management with 9 employees, Office and Administrative Support with 4 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 3 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2020)
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Instructor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Urban College of Boston was Female Instructor with 1 employees, and Male Instructor with 0 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Urban College of Boston.

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