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36 North Bennet Street, Boston, MA, 02113

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36 North Bennet Street, Boston, MA, 02113, 02113

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Brighton - 81 Brayton Road
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81 Brayton Road, Boston, MA, 02135

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81 Brayton Road, Boston, MA, 02135, 02135

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Brighton - 43 Wiltshire Road
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43 Wiltshire Road, Boston, MA, 02135

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43 Wiltshire Road, Boston, MA, 02135, 02135

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7 Linden Street, Boston, MA, 02134

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7 Linden Street, Boston, MA, 02134, 02134

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JFK/UMass - 35 Newport
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35 Newport Street, Boston, MA, 02125

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35 Newport Street, Boston, MA, 02125, 02125

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106 Beacon Street, Boston, MA, 02143

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106 Beacon Street, Boston, MA, 02143, 02143

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Boston - 144 Addison St
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144 Addison St, East Boston, MA 02128

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144 Addison St, East Boston, MA 02128, 02128

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33 Howell Street, Boston, MA, 02125

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33 Howell Street, Boston, MA, 02125, 02125

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155 Prospect Street, Boston, MA, 02139

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155 Prospect Street, Boston, MA, 02139, 02139

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114 Boston Street, Boston, MA, 02125

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114 Boston Street, Boston, MA, 02125, 02125

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JFK/UMass - 15 Romsey
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15 Romsey Street, Boston, MA, 02125

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15 Romsey Street, Boston, MA, 02125, 02125

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50 W Broadway, Boston, MA 02127, USA

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50 W Broadway, Boston, MA 02127, USA, 02127

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About Umass Boston   

Umass Boston is located in Boston, Massachusetts, and has students from different demographics and cultural backgrounds. It is estimated that 24–25% of students are international students. 

Let us answer your curiosity related to securing university dorms

  • Does Umass Boston provide on-campus student rooms? 

Yes, Umass Boston does provide on-campus housing.

  • What is the best month to secure Umass Boston student accommodation?   

    • February & March: this timeframe is the most recommended time to book. It is best to start your search earlier, however, at least two to three months before this time.

    • May & June: This period has limited options; however, most of the top student accommodation options have been picked up by that time. 

  • UMass Boston dorm (on-campus) student accommodation priority is based on the following:  

    • Highest Priority Category: returning students, students with medical needs or disabilities, specific housing programmes, and early applicants. 

    • Lowest priority: first-year students, transfer students, and late applicants. 

  • Can a student make an advance booking without a university offer letter? 

    • On-campus accommodation will require a university acceptance letter; this case may differ for UMASS Boston housing off campus options.

  • Expect additional costs other than Umass Boston on-campus rent, apart from services such as

    • Meals plans (if unavailable, call 211 to find Food banks nearby for free or lowest-priced groceries.)

    • Refundable damage deposit.

    • Bicycle parking / discounted Bus pass to campus.

    • Laundry services.

  • There are no other Umass Boston campuses other than the one in Boston, Massachusetts.

Umass Boston off-campus student housing options 

There are two types of off-campus housing options available. They are a bit expensive as compared to university dorms but offer additional benefits such as flexible contract length, flexible move-in dates, independent social life, and modern amenities. 

  • Type 1: purpose-built off-campus student housing: Avg prices for Umass Boston PBSA/dormitory options (UMass Boston off campus housing): $800-$1,200/month 

    • Maintained and handled by some private, leading student housing providers.

    • Only students can apply for off-campus housing.

    • Early-bird (advance) student room bookings without a university offer letter are applicable in many housing units with a few T&Cs applied; read carefully before booking.

    • Generally, flexible tenancy has 3, 6, and 12-month-based bookings.

    • The most popular Umass Boston housing and off-campus housing are North End, Brighton - 81 Brayton Road, Brighton - 43 Wiltshire Road, and Allston.

 

We suggest checking cancellation and refund policies before booking a room or speaking with our multilingual student housing experts. 

Popular student areas to live near Umass Boston    

  • Beacon Hill: student housing near Umass Boston has an average rent of $900-$1,500/month and is a 15-25 minute walk from Umass Boston  

    • Bus - 10-15 minutes  

    • Taxi - 5-10 minutes

    • Walking - 14-25  minutes

  • Back Bay: The average rent for nearby Umass Boston housing / $850-$1,300 /month and is a 20-30 minute walk from Umass Boston  

    • Bus - 15-20 minutes

    • Taxi - 10-15 minutes

    • Walking - 20-30 minutes

  • South Boston: The average rent for nearby options, including UMass Boston residence halls in this area / $750-$1,100/month, and is a 20-30 minute walk from Umass Boston 

    • Bus - 15-20 minutes

    • Taxi - 10-15 minutes

    • Walking - 20-30 minutes

  • Chinatown & Fenway: The average rent for Umass Boston accommodation/ $800-$1,200 /month and is a 20-30 minute walk from Umass Boston  

    • Bus - 20-30 minutes

    • Taxi - 10-15 minutes

    • Walking - 25-40 minutes

Benefits of booking Umass Boston's off-campus housing options over on-campus dorms 

  • Early bird offer (off-campus student rooms generally offer discounts or early booking offers.)

  • Unlike university dorms, there are more types of student rooms to choose from.

  • No offer, no visa, no problem! Easy cancellation process. T&C applied.

  • Avoid expensive last-minute off-campus student room bookings.

  • Stay with your friend or partner despite being enrolled in different universities in the city.

  • More privacy because on-campus accommodations usually have shared facilities and common areas.

  • Off-campus and private facilities generally have modern facilities such as gyms, cinemas, and game rooms.