Department of Design College of Visual and Performing Arts University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

Department of Design College of Visual and Performing Arts University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

North Dartmouth, MA
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
45%
55%
student ratio
11
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 9
fall application deadline
24%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Postbaccalaureate Certificate
    • Digital Multi-Media Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 2
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Required and visual thesis, written thesis
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

24% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 37
    • Accepted 9
    • Acceptance Rate 24
    • Enrolled 3
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $60
    • Application Fee - International $60
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 9th December 9th Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline October 15th September 15th Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's Degreesstatement of purpose (minimum of 300 words), resume, 2 letters of recommendation, and official transcripts, portfolio (20 images representing applicant's art work)
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced Degreesstatement of purpose (minimum of 300 words), resume, 3 letters of recommendation, and official transcripts, portfolio (10 images representing applicant's art work)
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 533 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableTeaching Assistantships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students11
    • Female Percentage45%
    • Male Percentage55%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students11
    • Part-time Percentage9%
    • Full-time Percentage91%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American25%
    • White / Caucasian50%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown25%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty19
    • Full-time Percentage84%
    • Part-time Percentage16%
    • Female Percentage42%
    • Male Percentage58%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchWeb design, animation (2D and 3D), multimedia design, broadcast design, product design, typography
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$49,666

Location & Contact

Department of Design

College of Visual and Performing Arts
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

285 Old Westport Road
North Dartmouth, MA 02747-2300
United States

Charlotte Hamlin

Coordinator for Graduate Studies, College of Visual and Preforming Arts

Phone: 508-999-8911
Fax: 508-999-8912
Email: chamlin@umassd.edu

Steven Briggs

Director of Marketing and Recruitment for Graduate Studies

Phone: 508-999-8604
Fax: 508-999-8183
Email: graduate@umassd.edu


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