University of Massachusetts Boston
100 Morrissey Boulevard
Wheatley Building, 2nd Floor, Room 96/3
Boston, MA 02125-3393

P: (617) 287-5780
F: (617) 287-5787


Contact: Millicent V. Riggins
P: (617) 287-5780
F: (617) 287-5787

Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement

Year Program Started: 1990

Max. Participants/Year: 32

Application Deadline: rolling admission

Program Timeframe: October - September

Academic Level Targeted: college

Racial/Ethnic Focus: African American, Asian American/Pacific Islander, Native American, Mexican American, Puerto Rican, Other Hispanic

Type of Program: education, research, internship/fellowship, counseling, mentoring, career/academic planning, preparation of students for doctoral programs

Program Attributes: books/supplies provided, stipend provided, tutoring provided

Program Acceptance Requirements: matriculation at this school (University of Massachusetts Boston), disadvantaged status (from underrepresented population, or first-generation and low-income college students), students must be in their first undergraduate program and have potential for graduate studies

Primary Science Discipline(s) Targeted: biochemistry, biology, chemistry, nursing, physics, psychology, science (computer, mathematical), mathematics, anthropology, geography, earth science, and other STEM fields