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Tuition & Fees

$13,571

$28,805

not including room and board

in-state out-of-state More Financial Details

undergraduateRatios

51%

49%

male

female

1
16

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

76%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,242
Declined + 1,969
Total Received 8,211
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Public

6,999

undergraduate students

1,648

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Psychology
  3. Mechanical Engineering
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Codes

SAT 3786
ACT 1906

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
12%
500-599
40%
400-499
35%
300-399
10%
200-299
1%
700-800
2%
600-699
15%
500-599
45%
400-499
30%
300-399
7%
200-299
1%
30-36
5%
24-29
36%
18-23
49%
12-17
10%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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Fun Facts

  • The University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth began as two local textile schools. The University traces its roots to 1895, when the Massachusetts state legislature chartered the New Bedford Textile School and the Bradford Durfee Textile School in Fall River.
  • University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth has a 710-acre campus, founded in 1964. The dramatic campus design was the work of architect Paul Rudolph, then dean of Yale's school of Art and Architecture.
  • The mascot for the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth dates back to 1966 when the Corsair was selected as the athletic logo. A Corsair is defined as a pirate, especially formerly of the Barbary Coast, or a fast ship used for piracy.
  • Students admiring the beautiful Cherry Tree Allee at University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth in the spring have Dartmouth resident Lloyd MacDonald to thank. He donated the 31 trees lining the walkway.

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School Facts

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, founded in 1895, is a public, doctoral research university. Its 710-acre campus is located in North Dartmouth, 60 miles south of Boston.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 8,647
Established in 1895
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ABA (American Bar Association)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  NAACLS (National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences)
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)
•  NEASC (New England Assn. of Schools and Colleges)

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North Dartmouth, MA

710-acre campus in Dartmouth (population: 34,032), five miles from New Bedford, 30 miles east of Providence, and 60 miles from Boston; satellite campuses in Fairhaven, Dartmouth, and New Bedford. Major airport serves Boston; smaller airport and train serve Providence. School operates transportation to New Bedford for studio art courses and to Law School. Public transportation serves campus.

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
285 Old Westport Road
North Dartmouth, MA 02747-2300

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
55%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
75%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
6 fraternities 1% of male students
 
6 sororities 1% of female students

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
12%
500-599
40%
400-499
35%
300-399
10%
200-299
1%
700-800
2%
600-699
15%
500-599
45%
400-499
30%
300-399
7%
200-299
1%
30-36
5%
24-29
36%
18-23
49%
12-17
10%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $60
(may be waived if paper application is filed or if applying through the Common Application)
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline March 1 (February 1 recommended for nursing, medical laboratory, and psychology program applicants) (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 18
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

76%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,242
Declined + 1,969
Total Received 8,211

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Class rank
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Hanan Khamis
Director of Admissions
P: 508 999-8605
F: 508 999-8755
admissions@umassd.edu

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $13,571
Room & board $12,285
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $27,056
Average Financial Aid - $17,213
Total with Avg. Aid $9,843

Financial Aid

87%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$17,213

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $12,000,000
State $4,000,000
Institutional $20,000,000
Other external $930,000
Total $36,930,000

Non-need-based

Federal
State $71,000
Institutional $3,500,000
Other external $220,000
Total $3,791,000

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
diving
equestrian sports
field hockey
football
golf
ice hockey
lacrosse
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Great Northeast Athletic Conference, Little East Conference, International Horse Show Association and Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference
Mascot
Corsairs
School colors
blue and gold
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Art
Art Education
Art History
Artisanry
Bioengineering
Biology
Biology/Marine Biology
Biomedical Engineering/Biotechnology
Business Administration
Ceramics
Chemistry
Civil Engineering
Civil/Environmental Engineering
Coastal/Ocean Administration Science/Technology
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Crime/Justice Studies
Data Science
Digital Media
Economics
Educational Leadership/Policy Studies
Electrical Engineering
Engineering/Applied Science
English
Finance
Fine Arts
French
General Business
Graphic Design/Letterform
Health Care Management
Health Services
History
Illustration
Jewelry/Metals
Law
Liberal Arts
Luso-Afro-Brazilian Studies/Theory
Management
Management Information Systems
Marine Science/Technology
Marketing
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Mechanical Engineering
Medical Laboratory Science
Multidisciplinary Studies
Music
Nursing
Operations Management
Philosophy
Photographic/Electronic Imaging
Physics
Political Science
Portuguese
Professional Writing
Psychology
Public Policy Studies
Sociology/Anthropology
Spanish
Teaching
Technology Management
Textile Design/Fiber Arts
Visual Design
Women/Gender Studies
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Undergraduate

81%

6,999
students

Female
49%
3,444

Male
51%
3,555

Graduate

19%

1,648
students

Female
53%
866

Male
47%
782

undergraduateFull-time

85%

6,011
students

Female
49%
2,887

Male
51%
3,124

undergraduatePart-time

15%

988
students

Female
57%
557

Male
43%
431

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
15%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Hispanic/Latino
59%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

85%

Transfer applicants accepted

52%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

45

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

99%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 36
Countries most often represented China
India
Nigeria
Taiwan
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Christina Bruen
Director, International Student Center
508 910-6633
cbruen@umassd.edu

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