University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

North Dartmouth, MA

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

North Dartmouth, MA

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Committed to your success 

At UMassD, you’ll have opportunities to research with faculty, live in our new first-year residence and dining complex, join our competitive Honors College, and explore our cutting-edge programs. You will be entering majors that drove UMassD to become a national leader in academia.

UMass Dartmouth students perform at the highest levels. 100% of our recent College of Nursing and Health Sciences graduates are either employed or enrolled in further education within six months after graduation. UMass Law is ranked #1 in MA and New England for graduates working in government. U.S. News & World Report ranked our university 69th in the nation and 2nd in Massachusetts for the Social Mobility of our graduates.

Student life
With a vibrant student life, UMass Dartmouth has more than 160 clubs and organizations for you to choose from. Our students come from 42 states and 56 countries, and 67% of first-year students live on campus. For student-athletes, we offer 19 competitive Division III varsity teams, plus intramural and club sports.

Innovative research
As a national research university, students learn and conduct research alongside distinguished faculty on critically important issues. Recognizing growing areas of marine science and technology, UMassD received $16.5M in federal grants to research autonomous underwater vehicles and advanced robotics that aid the growing offshore wind industry. Computer science students work with industry and government experts to protect digital infrastructures in the nationally recognized Cybersecurity Center. 

Accessible education
Not only does UMassD have among the lowest tuition rates for a top research university in New England, but it also has a robust financial aid program that offers students the opportunity to receive academic scholarships and grants.

Now more than ever, the world needs your ambition and drive. At UMass Dartmouth, we are as committed to your success as you are.


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Ranked #78 nationally for Social Mobility | U.S. News & World Report

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The Charlton College of Business ranks #89 nationally and #2 in Massachusetts among public undergraduate business programs | U.S. News & World Report

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Ranked among the top third of undergraduate computer science programs in the US | U.S. News & World Report

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Ranked #52 of undergraduate nursing programs in the US | U.S. News & World Report

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Named one of the nation’s most environmentally responsible colleges for the past 12 years | The Princeton Review

UMass Dartmouth at a Glance

• 7,218 total enrollment
• 118 undergraduate programs of study, 42 master’s programs, and 13 doctorate programs
• 15:1 student/faculty ratio 

Campus Life
• Undergraduate housing guaranteed all four years
• 82% in-state enrollment
• 18% out-of-state enrollment
• 67% of first-year students living on campus
• 45% of all students living on campus 
• Over 160 student clubs and organizations 
• 19 men’s and women’s NCAA Division III Teams
• 48:52 male/female student ratio
• 34.6% students of color
• 50% first-generation students

• 95% of students are employed or enrolled in graduate studies within six months of graduation

An Inside Look

What students are saying about us...

  • “What I gained from working with UMassD professors is that if students put their mind to something, utilize resources at the university, and work hard, they can achieve anything they want in life.”

    • Joshua Keith ’23, ’24
  • “I’ve loved meeting 'my people' at UMassD. I’ve formed great connections with roommates, teammates, and classmates. I grew up in a small town, so I didn’t expect to find such strong friendships in a bigger community. It’s a close-knit campus.”

    • Maggie McCafferty ’24, ’25
  • “UMassD provided me with tools to help me achieve my goals, and I feel very prepared because of my courses. I always felt that I had people in my corner who cared about my academic and professional success.”

    • Jonathan Sheroff ’20
  • “The staff is very friendly and helpful. I’ve had the pleasure to work closely with some of my professors, who have offered me great opportunities that helped me to develop a professional skillset necessary for higher learning and the workforce.”

    • Kayla Rausch ’23