University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

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Founded in 1895, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth is a non-profit public state higher-education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of North Dartmouth (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Massachusetts. Officially accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth (UMass Dartmouth) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 9,000-9,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. University of Massachusetts Dartmouth (UMass Dartmouth) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 125 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UMass Dartmouth also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym UMass Dartmouth
Founded 1895
Colours Blue and gold

University Location

Address 285 Old Westport Road
North Dartmouth
02747-2300 Massachusetts
United States
Tel +1 (508) 999 8000
Fax +1 (508) 999 8901

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is considered but not required
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is required
- Recommendations are recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office 285 Old Westport Road
North Dartmouth 02747-2300
(508) 999 8605

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 9,000-9,999
Academic Staff 600-699
Control Type Public State
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity
2000 Classification Masters Colleges and Universities I
Size & Setting Four-year, medium, highly residential institution
Enrollment Profile High undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, selective, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Balanced arts & sciences/professions, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Professions focus, no graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of Massachusetts Dartmouth's Library
University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 242,682 physical volumes, 6,959 physical media, 1,209 digital/electronic medium and 142 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 4,018 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

New England Commission of Higher Education


Year of first Accreditation

1964


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC) of ABET
  • Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD)
  • American Bar Association (ABA)
  • Massachusetts Board of Higher Education
  • American Bar Association (ABA)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • University of Massachusetts System
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Open Education Global

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