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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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
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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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Location

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.

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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%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
74%
Percent 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
Basketball
Diving
Equestrian
Field hockey
Football
Golf
Ice hockey
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Track and field indoor
Track and field outdoor
Track and field x country
Volleyball

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

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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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