6,763
Students
Financial aid thermometer
17,361
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
84
84%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth is a University institution located in North Dartmouth, MA, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 285 Old Westport Road
North Dartmouth, MA  02747-2300
United States
Contact Email: admissions@umassd.edu
Phone: 508-999-8605
Fax: 508-999-8755

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research And Clinical Nursing Related Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

7,959
Applied
6,707
Accepted
6,763
Enrolled
84%
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Female Admissions

4,033
Females Applied
3,402
Females Accepted
84%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

3,926
Males Applied
3,305
Males Accepted
84%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

60
Application Fee
3.23
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2
Recommended Essay
One recommendation

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan November 18th December 15th Yes
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 549 500 600
SAT Math 545 500 590
ACT Composite 23 19 26

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

13,496
In-state
28,716
Out-of-state
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Fees

425
Full-time student fees
13,582
Room & board
4,982
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

17,361
Avg. Financial Aid Package
17,203
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
8,707
Avg. Loan Aid
4,476
Avg. Grant Aid
10,333
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
83%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
35%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

6,763
Total undergrad students
3%
International Students
7%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 9.51%
Black or African American 15.36%
White or Caucasian 60%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.18%
Asian 3.59%
Two or more races 3.61%
Other 5.2%

Gender

Male (51.37%)
Female (48.63%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 52%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Homecoming Weekend, Welcome Back Week and Moonlight Breakfast

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
Outdoor Club, Ski and Snowboard Club, 20 Cent Fiction, Relay for Life and American Red Cross

Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No Division 3 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports No No No
Field Hockey No No No
Football No Division 3 No
Golf No Division 3 No
Ice Hockey No Division 3 No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Sailing No No No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball No No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Triathlon Checkmark No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball No No No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Field Hockey No Division 3 No
Football No No No
Golf No No No
Ice Hockey No No No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Sailing No Checkmark No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball No Division 3 No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Triathlon Checkmark No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball No Division 3 No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No

Faculty

595
Total Faculty
16:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 401
Part-time - 194
Male - 297
Female - 298