University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

North Dartmouth, MA

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

North Dartmouth, MA

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Undergrad

Tuition & Fees

$14,408

$30,153

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

49%

male

51%

female

16

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

76%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,657
Declined 2,081
Total Received 8,738
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Public

7,452

undergraduate students

2,039

graduate students

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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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 9,491
Established in 1895
Coeducational Coeducational

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Scholarships

710-acre campus in Dartmouth (population: 34,336), 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.

  • Campus Setting: Large town

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
52%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
74%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
14%
Top 1/4
34%
Top 1/2
68%
Bottom 1/2
32%
Bottom 1/4
6%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
600
25th
490
75th
590
25th
500
75th
29
25th
19
75th
26
25th
19
75th
26
25th
20

Admissions Facts

Application fee $60
Other application fee (may be waived if paper application is filed, or if applying through the Common Application)
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Application deadline (priority deadline) March 1 (February 1 recommended for nursing, medical laboratory, and psychology program applicants)
School has early action program Yes
Early action program application deadline November 18
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted

Moderately Selective

76%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,657
Declined 2,081
Total Received 8,738

Admissions Factors

Required

Admission test scores
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-preparatory program
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Secondary School GPA

Recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Recommendations

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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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

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
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

73%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$8,335

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $13,833
Room $10,094
Board $5,583
Additional fees $575
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $31,285
Average Financial Aid - $8,335
Total with Avg. Aid $22,950

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $12,026,591
State $3,991,059
Institutional $21,087,478
Other external $884,920
Total $37,990,048

Non-need-based

Federal
State $5,985
Institutional $2,671,215
Other external $190,565
Total $2,867,765

Scholarships

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 508 999-8643
F: 508 999-8935
financialaid@umassd.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Diving yes
Equestrian yes
Field hockey yes
Football yes
Golf yes
Ice hockey yes
Lacrosse yes yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Swimming yes yes
Tennis yes yes
Track and field indoor yes yes
Track and field outdoor yes yes
Track and field x country yes yes
Volleyball yes

Club Sports - Men's

martial arts, rugby, skiing, snowboarding, ultimate Frisbee

Club Sports - Women's

cheerleading, martial arts, rugby, skiing, snowboarding, ultimate Frisbee

Intramural/Recreational Sports

badminton, basketball, dodgeball, double dutch, flag football, Frisbee golf, kickball, soccer, softball, volleyball, water polo, Wiffle ball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Great Northeast Athletic Conference, Little East Conference, International Horse Show Association and Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference

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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes yes
Applied Behavior Analysis. yes
Art History, Criticism and Conservation. yes
Art Teacher Education. yes yes
Behavioral Aspects of Health. yes
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering. yes
Biological and Physical Sciences. yes yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes yes yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other. yes
Business Statistics. yes
Business/Commerce, General. yes
Ceramic Arts and Ceramics. yes yes
Chemistry, General. yes yes
Civil Engineering, General. yes yes
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist. yes
Clinical Psychology. yes
Computational and Applied Mathematics. yes
Computer Engineering, General. yes yes yes
Computer and Information Sciences, General. yes yes
Criminology. yes
Design and Visual Communications, General. yes yes
Digital Arts. yes
Drawing. yes yes
Economics, General. yes
Education Policy Analysis. yes
Educational Leadership and Administration, General. yes yes
Electrical and Electronics Engineering. yes yes yes
Engineering Science. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
Fashion/Apparel Design. yes
Fiber, Textile and Weaving Arts. yes yes
Finance, General. yes yes
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other. yes
Fine/Studio Arts, General. yes
French Language and Literature. yes
Graphic Design. yes
Health/Health Care Administration/Management. yes
History, General. yes
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General. yes
Interior Architecture. yes
Interior Design. yes
Intermedia/Multimedia. yes
Jewelry Arts. yes yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. yes
Management Information Systems, General. yes
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other. yes
Marine Sciences. yes yes
Marketing/Marketing Management, General. yes
Mathematics Teacher Education. yes yes
Mathematics and Computer Science. yes yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Mechanical Engineering. yes yes
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. yes
Music, General. yes
Nursing Education. yes
Nursing Practice. yes
Operations Management and Supervision. yes
Painting. yes yes
Philosophy. yes
Photography. yes yes
Physics, General. yes yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Portuguese Language and Literature. yes yes yes
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing. yes
Psychology, General. yes yes
Public Administration. yes
Public Health/Community Nurse/Nursing. yes
Public Policy Analysis, General. yes
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other. yes yes yes
Sculpture. yes yes
Sociology and Anthropology. yes
Sociology, General. yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other. yes
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other. yes yes
Visual and Performing Arts, General. yes
Women's Studies. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Psychology
  3. Accounting

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Engineering

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

9,491

total students

91%

in-state

9%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

79%

7,452
students

Female
51%
3,801

Male
49%
3,651

21%

2,039
students

Female
54%
1,094

Male
46%
945

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

76%

5,677
students

Female
49%
2,762

Male
51%
2,915

24%

1,775
students

Female
59%
1,039

Male
41%
736

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
15%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Hispanic/Latino
55%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

2%

Students are transfer students

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
Essay or personal statement Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

45

semester hours

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International Students

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

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