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University of Massachusetts – Dartmouth

Also known as UMass Dartmouth

285 Old Westport Rd, North Dartmouth, MA

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UMass Dartmouth is a public school that has many degree programs available for students to choose from. The school is located in North Dartmouth, Massachusetts, in a predominantly suburban area. Approximately 9,400 students are enrolled per year at UMass Dartmouth.

Students may select from several areas of study, including:

  • Health And Clinical Professions
  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Psychology
  • Education
  • English Language And Literature
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences

The admissions process will include the submission of an application, transcripts, records, and standardized test scores, which are then evaluated by the admissions office. Either the ACT or SAT exam can be taken in order to apply to this school. Scores within the range of 20 to 25 on the ACT or 1390 to 1710 on the SAT are required to increase your chances for getting accepted. This school has an admissions rate of around 71 percent of which only 26 percent decided to enroll. More information regarding admissions can be found here.

Tuition & fees at University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth are different for in-state and nonresidents. In-state tuition costs approximately $12,000 per year, while out-of-state tuition costing $24,000 for the year. On-campus housing is available for students, which costs about $7,200 annually. Some students at this school may be eligible for financial aid, which is typically provided in the form of loans, grants, scholarships and work study programs.

Athletic programs are available at UMass Dartmouth through the NCAA, allowing students to participate in intercollegiate athletics. Sports available may include:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division III)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division III)
  • Field Hockey (NCAA Division III)

Admission Requirements & Details

The admission details below may give an overview of the students UMass Dartmouth accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP or college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

The total student enrollment at University of Massachusetts – Dartmouth is about 8,900, where graduate students make up roughly 16% of the student body.

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Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $15,500. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. There is also a $60 application fee for those applying to a program. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Tuition estimates per year:
    • State Residents: $1,400-$1,700
    • Out-of-State: $8,100-$9,719
  • Charges per unit:
    • In-State: $530-$630 per unit
    • Out-of-State: $1,100-$1,300 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The financial aid table below details the types of financial aid, along with the percent of students receiving aid, and on average the amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid92%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships80%$8,884
Receiving Student Loans81%$6,902
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and recent graduates, University of Massachusetts – Dartmouth may offer student services like:

  • Online course work available
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Academic counseling for students
  • Student employment
  • Assisting students to find work

Graduation Rates

The overall graduation rate of UMass Dartmouth is close to 49%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years30%
Graduating in 5 Years15%
Graduating in 6 Years4%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Art and Design Program
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program
  • Nursing (MSN, DSN) Program

Intercollegiate Athletics

University of Massachusetts – Dartmouth is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports being in the NCAA Division III (with football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Little East Conference)
  • Basketball (Little East Conference)
  • Field Hockey
  • Football (Massachusetts State College Ath Assoc)
  • Golf
  • Ice Hockey
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming and Diving
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field, Indoor
  • Track and Field, Outdoor
  • Track and Field, X-Country
  • Volleyball
  • Equestrian
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by University of Massachusetts – Dartmouth by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Computer and Information Sciences

Education

Engineering

English Language and Literature

Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

History

Interdisciplinary Studies

Legal Professions and Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Physical Sciences

Psychology

Public Administration and Social Services

Social Sciences

Visual and Performing Arts

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
76.26%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
92%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
18:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
26

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$8,150