University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office
285 Old Westport Road
North Dartmouth, MA 02747-2300
(508) 999-8605
Fax: (508) 999-8755

Contact: Carnell Jones
Director of Admissions
Main Address
285 Old Westport Road
North Dartmouth, MA 02747-2300
(508) 999-8000

www.umassd.edu

Size
Total undergrads: 7,982
First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 1,786
Degree-seeking undergrads: 7,738
Graduate enrollment: 1,173

Setting
Suburban setting
Large town (10,000 – 49,999)
Residential campus

Degrees offered:

Bachelor’s
Master’s
Doctoral

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $40

Out-of-state application fee: $60

Online application fee: $40
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 65%


College Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

Women’s Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art History/Criticism/Conservation B
Arts – General B
Ceramics B
Commercial/Advertising Art B
Design/Visual Communications B
Fiber/Textile/Weaving Arts B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Metal/Jewelry Arts B
Multimedia B
Music – General B
Painting B
Photography B
Sculpture B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business Administration/Management B
Finance/Banking B
Management Information Systems B
Marketing Management B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General B

Education

Art Teacher Education B

Engineering

Civil Engineering B
Computer Engineering – General B
Electrical/Communications Engineering B
Mechanical Engineering B
Textile Sciences/Engineering B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

French B
Portuguese B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Clinical Laboratory Science B
Nursing (RN) B

History

History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Physics B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Social Sciences

Criminology B
Economics B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(508) 999-8000
Website:www.umassd.edu
Type of School:4-year, Public
Apply Online:www.umassd.edu/apply/
Address:285 Old Westport Rd, North Dartmouth, MA 02747-2300
Setting:22
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:8,647
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):49%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:16 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:1,133 (13% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$13,188
Out-of-state Tuition:$27,473
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:93%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$8,382

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies11
Biological and Biomedical Sciences11
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services1082
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services111
Education3142
Engineering1543
English Language and Literature/Letters111
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics311
Health Professions and Related Programs5421
History1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities2
Mathematics and Statistics1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies122
Philosophy and Religious Studies1
Physical Sciences22
Psychology113
Public Administration and Social Service Professions211
Social Sciences4
Visual and Performing Arts71113
Grand total32493710

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies11
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services31
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1
Health Professions and Related Programs1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions21
Social Sciences1
Grand total652

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$13,188
Out-of-state$27,473
Books and supplies$1,200

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$15,399
Out-of-state$27,473

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid1,31593%
Grant or scholarship aid1,11979%$8,382
Student loan aid1,10978%$6,819

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid4,88167%$8,299
Federal student loans5,05769%$6,688

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants8,2113,9664,245
Percent admitted100%75%77%
Percent admitted who enrolled17%18%15%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment8,647
Undergraduate enrollment6,999
Graduate enrollment1,648

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth Accreditation

This institution is accredited by New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
    • Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
    • Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs
  • American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
    • Law (LAW) - Professional schools

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