78%

Acceptance Rate

$8,951

Avg.Financial Aid

002210

FAFSA Code

About University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

8,513

Website

www.umassd.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

CIHE

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Located in North Dartmouth, MA, University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth is a public university. University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth occupies a total area of about 710 acres. It was in 1895 when the University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth was founded. Blue and gold are the official colors of the University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth. Out of total 8,513 students enrolled at UMD, 6,405 belong to undergraduate courses while 1,749 are postgraduate students. The school has an academic staff of 402 who teach various courses to the students. University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth is home to an ethnically diverse student body. At UMD around 58% are white, 16% are Black or African American, and 10% belong to Hispanic ethnicity. Further, around 84% of the students are 24 and under. When it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 50% of the students are females and 50% are males. In its 125 years of existence, UMD has produced several known personalities like Brian Helgeland (Film Producer, Screenwriter), David B. Sullivan (Politician), Gregory Yob (Programmer), and John F. Quinn (Politician, Lawyer). The school believes in the all-round growth of the students and therefore, encourages students to take part in several sporting activities, conducted inside the campus. Further, it boasts of a decent sports infrastructure. At UMD, 257 undergraduate and graduate-level programs, including both residential and online, are offered to the students. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by New England Commission of Higher Education. $54 million (2020) is the total value of endowment of the University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth.

Location & Contact

Address

285 Old Westport Rd

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 5089998000
Fax: 5089998901
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Rankings

The ranking of a particular university helps a student decide where to apply, which is always a tough decision. It is said that the more information that a prospective student has about a university, the better it is. The ranking of a university helps a student overcome the confusion of which university/college is right for them and also other prospects. Before taking admission, a student can assess the university chosen by them on various grounds like research excellence, the performance of its students after graduation, and their experience, among others. Notably, for the rankings, the two publications, US News and Forbes, are trusted everywhere. However, it should be noted that University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth does not feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest ranking of these two publications.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

Rolling Admissions

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

78%

SAT Range

990 - 1190

ACT Range

19 - 26

Application Fee

$60

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

The students can make the most out of the admission process as the admission at the university is fairly easy. The varsity has 4 admission thresholds. Candidates are required to fill the form and submit a fee of $60, as part of the admission process at UMD. As per the past trends, the SAT score of a student must lie in the range of 990-1190 to improve her chances. The average ACT score at University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth is 21. However, those getting an ACT score less than 18 might also be offered admission. As expected, the candidates can complete the process either online or by visiting the school's office at 285 Old Westport Rd, North Dartmouth, Massachusetts 02747-2300. To gather more information, they can call them at (508) 999-8000.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$18,152

Average Annual Cost

$13,496

Books And Supplies

$1,200

Other Fees

$425

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$13,582

Budget For Other Expenses

$1,572

Total One Year Cost

$30,275

Before applying to UMD, candidates must keep in mind the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The full-time cost of attendance is approximately $37,576 per year. For students seeking financial assistance, the university offers a number of options.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

16:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

71%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$2,102

Faculty Overview

52%

Male Professors

48%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

149 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

133 Graduates

Psychology, General

120 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

112 Graduates

Criminology

92 Graduates

Marketing

72 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering

72 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

61 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

60 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

58 Graduates

Biology, General

57 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

47 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

41 Graduates

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science...

37 Graduates

Electrical, Electronics and Communi...

35 Graduates

Civil Engineering

32 Graduates

Biomedical/Medical Engineering

29 Graduates

Mental and Social Health Services a...

29 Graduates

Political Science and Government

28 Graduates

Business/Commerce, General

26 Graduates

History

26 Graduates

Computer Engineering

24 Graduates

Mathematics

24 Graduates

Management Information Systems and...

19 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

17 Graduates

Visual and Performing Arts, General

17 Graduates

Sociology

16 Graduates

Chemistry

14 Graduates

Music

10 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

10 Graduates

Economics

9 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

8 Graduates

Film/Video and Photographic Arts

6 Graduates

Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender,...

5 Graduates

Health/Medical Preparatory Programs

5 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

4 Graduates

Philosophy

3 Graduates

Health and Medical Administrative S...

2 Graduates

Physics

2 Graduates

Human Resources Management and Serv...

1 Graduates

Sociology and Anthropology

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

6,841

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

38%

Full-time

86%

Part-time

14%

Students Gender

Male

51%

US National: 44%

Female

49%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

58% White

5% Unknown

16% Black

10% Hispanic

4% Two or more races

3% Non Resident alien

4% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

1%

Unknown Location

8%

Out Of State

90%

In State

1%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$72,067 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

56%

Averege Housing Cost

$8,600/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $4,982/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$4,982/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Corsairs

School Colors

blue and gold

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Massachusetts State College Ath Assoc

Total Male Athletes

270

Total Female Athletes

196

Intramural Sports

12

Sports Club

11

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Golf

Ice Hockey

Lacrosse

Soccer

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Equestrian

Field Hockey

Lacrosse

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Sailing

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

On-campus housing facilities are offered to the students who wish to remain nearby. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $14,647 per year. The students at University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth have several dining and meal plan options to choose from. Moreover, the average meal plan costs around $4,982 per year. To ensure the safety and security of students, the university has a number of campus safety and security measures in place. Some of these features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. There are around 50% male and 50% female students enrolled at the university.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$39,500/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$48,200/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$23,700

$30,635

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$246 - 318

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

84%

Average Aid Per Year

$8,951

Students Receiving Federal Grants

45%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,816

Students Receiving State Aid

62%

Average Aid Per Year

$2,129

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

77%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,201

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$12,611

$30K - $48K

$11,109

$48K - $75K

$9,001

$75K - $110K

$3,999

> $110K

$1,351

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$36,950,000

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$2,867,765

As mentioned, if one finds the fees and cost of living at UMD to be on the higher side, the financial aid department of the varsity would be of huge assistance. They can assist students with scholarships, grants, and student loans as well. The average federal grant that comes from the university is around $4,938, whereas the financial aid is $5,567. The students at the university are provided with state aid and institutional aid. The state aid stands at $1,817, while the institutional aid is $5,567. The need-based scholarships awarded to students admitted to University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth amount to $36,950,000 per annum. Meanwhile, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants awarded in a year total $2,867,765.

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