412
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
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Overview

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth / College of Arts and Sciences is located in North Dartmouth, MA, in a suburban setting.

Departments & Programs

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
(Graduate Certificate)
(Post-Master's Certificate)
Master of Science (MS)
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)
Master of Public Policy (MPP)
Doctor of Education (Ed D)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Arts (MA)
(Postbaccalaureate Certificate)

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 95
Doctoral Degrees 13
Other Advanced Degrees 18

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

306
Applied
227
Accepted
160
Enrolled
74%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE, Massachusetts Tests for Educator Licensure (for MAT)
Master's Degree Requirements Statement of purpose (minimum of 300 words), resume, 3 letters of recommendation, official transcripts
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Statement of purpose (minimum of 300 words), resume, 3 letters of recommendation, official transcripts
Additional Entrance Requirements Statement of purpose (minimum 300 words), resume, official transcripts
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 533
TOEFL IBT score: 72
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

412
Total Graduate Students
68%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
31%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.8%
Black or African American 3.64%
White or Caucasian 73%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.24%
Asian 2.67%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 4.61%
Unknown 2.18%

Gender

Male (33%)
Female (66%)

Faculty

161
Total faculty
Full-time (114)
Part-time (47)
Male (81)
Female (80)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Mechanisms of cell polarization, antibody mediated protection, self assembly of peptide nanotubes, cellular antioxidant chemistry, literature in Luso-Brazilian studies, teaching and learning Portuguese as a heritage language, digital literacies, rhetoric of science technology, language and cognitive development, behavioral medicine, environmental justice, global governance, urban education, curriculum theory, mindfulness in education, curriculum tools for supporting mathematics learning
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
5,725,000

Location & Contact

Address 285 Old Westport Road
North Dartmouth, MA  02747-2300
United States
Contact Amy Shapiro
Interim Dean, College of Arts and Sciences
Email: ashapiro@umassd.edu
Phone: 508-910-9101