Urban College of Boston
Saylor Direct credit transfer partner

The Urban College of Boston (UCB) is an independent, coeducational two-year institution located in the heart of downtown Boston. UCB is chartered by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to offer programs of study leading to the Associate of Arts degree in Early Childhood Education, Human Services Administration and General Studies. UCB also offers a range of certificate programs and continuing education courses.

A History of the College

The Urban College of Boston (UCB) is an independent, non-profit 501(c)3 co-educational two-year college established to provide the opportunity for post-secondary education and professional advancement to those in the urban community traditionally underserved by higher education. Urban College grants an Associate of Arts degree in three areas of study: Early Childhood Education, Human Services Administration, and General Studies. The College also offers Certificate programs in 11 areas.

The Urban College began as the Urban College Program within Action for Boston Community Development, Inc. over thirty years ago. In 1993, the College was chartered and is the only institution established by an anti-poverty agency.

Urban College of Boston Course Equivalencies

Saylor Academy Course Name/Code UCB Course Number Credits Transferable to UCB
BUS101: Introduction to Business MAN 222 3
BUS203: Principles of Marketing MAN 107 3
BUS205: Business Law and Ethics MAN 215 3
BUS206: Management Information Systems MAN 214 3
BUS208: Principles of Management MAN 101 3
BUS303: Strategic Information Technology CIS222 3
CHEM101: General Chemistry I NTS222 3
CS101: Introduction to Computer Science I CIS222 3
CS102: Introduction to Computer Science II CIS222 3
ENVS203: Environmental Ethics, Justice & World Views NTS105 3
MA001: College Algebra MAT200 3
MA005: Calculus I MAT201 3
PSYCH101: Introduction to Psychology PSY100 3
SOC101: Introduction to Sociology SOC101 3