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University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

Graduate School

North Dartmouth, MA

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Overview

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth / Graduate School is located in North Dartmouth, MA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
(Postbaccalaureate Certificate)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Arts (MA)
Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
Master of Science (MS)
Juris Doctor (JD)
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
(Post-Master's Certificate)
Doctor of Education (Ed D)
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
(Graduate Certificate)
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)
Master of Art Education (MAE)
Master of Public Policy (MPP)
Professional Science Master's (PSM)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 397
Doctoral Degrees 83
Other Advanced Degrees 66

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE, GMAT or waiver (for Business Programs), MTEL (for Art Education and Teacher Programs)
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE, LAST (for Law Program)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

2,268
Applied
1,555
Accepted
577
Enrolled
69%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline August 15th July 15th No
Spring deadline November 1st October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE, GMAT or waiver (for Business Programs), MTEL (for Art Education and Teacher Programs)
Master's Degree Requirements Statement of purpose (minimum of 300 words), resume, official transcripts, letters of recommendation, writing sample for Portuguese and Professional Writing programs (min 10 pages of writing) Portfolio of 20 images (for masters of Fine Arts and Art Education Program), Copy of RN license or license number (for Nursing Program)
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE, LAST (for Law Program)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Statement of purpose (minimum of 300 words), resume, official transcripts, letters of recommendation, scholarly writing sample (minimum 10 pages of writing for Portuguese, Ed Leadership, and Nursing programs. PHD only
Additional Entrance Requirements Statement of purpose (minimum of 300 words), resume, official transcripts, letters of recommendation, Portfolio of 10 images representing your art work, process of thinking, implementation of concepts and studio production for Artisinary Fine Arts program

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 80

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

1,672
Total Graduate Students
14%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.58%
Black or African American 5.14%
White or Caucasian 63%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.24%
Asian 4.49%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2.63%
Unknown 2.45%

Gender

Male (45%)
Female (54%)

Faculty

454
Total faculty
Full-time - 314
Part-time - 140
Male (217)
Female (237)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Effects of managerial behavior, asset pricing, social media marketing, computational partial differential equations, data mining, mechanisms of cell polarization, cellular antioxidant chemistry, learning Portuguese as a heritage language, digital literacies, cognitive development, environmental justice, urban education, global governance, global community health, chronic illness, nursing theory, creative art, painting, figurative sculpture, atmospheric CO2 concentration, air sea interaction.
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
27,190,000

Location & Contact

Address 285 Old Westport Road
North Dartmouth, MA  02747-2300
United States
Contact Scott Webster
Director of Graduate Studies and Admissions
Email: graduate@umassd.edu
Phone: 508-999-8604
Fax: 508-999-8183

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