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University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
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  • 4 Year
  • DARTMOUTH, MA

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Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade B
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade C minus
  5. Athletics
    grade C
  6. Party Scene
    grade B
  7. Professors
    grade B+
  8. Location
    grade B minus
  9. Dorms
    grade C+
  10. Campus Food
    grade C+
  11. Student Life
    grade C
  12. Safety
    grade B

About

285 OLD WESTPORT ROAD
DARTMOUTH, MA 02747
Branch of
UMass System
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference
From University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

UMass Dartmouth is a national research university that inspires academic excellence for ambitious, curious-minded students. Providing a top-tier education, the university is a catalyst for intellectual development on its vibrant SouthCoast Massachusetts campus and beyond. We celebrate progress in a scientific and value-driven culture by enabling our students the chance to ask for, demand, and create a better world.

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University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Rankings

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Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
76%
SAT Range
990-1190
ACT Range
18-25
Application Fee
$60
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$20,612 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$9,007 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
98%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
12:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
80%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 66 responses
57%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 84 responses
50%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 84 responses

Majors

New York, New Jersey & Pennsylvania residents!

You're eligible for a special tuition reduction. The UMassD Direct program reduces out-of-state tuition for undergraduate on-campus programs by almost 11,000 dollars.

Online

Online Programs Offered
1
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
1
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    30%
  • On Campus
    1%
  • Online
    69%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
5,122 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
905
Undergrads Over 25
16%
Pell Grant
50%
Varsity Athletes
3%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 50 responses
  • Outgoing
    34%
  • Hurting for cash
    30%
  • Friendly, approacable
    22%
  • Underwhelming
    4%
  • Hhh
    2%
  • Mean
    2%
  • Outgoing
    2%

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Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
50%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 98 responses
Poll
61%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 126 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 68 responses
  • Concrete
    21%
  • Interesting
    19%
  • Literally, concrete
    15%
  • Okay
    13%
  • Provides the education I need, hopefully
    12%
  • Solid
    7%
  • Amazing
    1%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$48,200 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
52%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
95%
National
83%
71%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 51 responses

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