Facts for academic year 2016-2017

Students 

Total enrollment

  • states represented
  • countries represented

8,647

  • 43
  • 48

Undergraduates, total

  • states represented
  • countries represented

6,999

  • 37
  • 38
Graduate/Law, total 1,648
Online enrollment 6,035
Male/Female 50/50%
Students of color 32.1%
Living on campus 3,871
MA residents 86%
Academic programs
Undergraduate programs 84
Undergraduate majors 55
Undergraduate minors 54
Undergraduate certificates 10
Doctorate programs of study 13
Master's degree programs 33
Graduate certificates 36
Faculty
Full-time faculty 399
Tenure/Tenure track 306
Faculty awards 2
Holding terminal degrees 96.4%
Student/Faculty ratio 16 to 1
Research
Research activity $26.8 million
Claire T. Carney Library
Books, serials &
other paper materials
439,599
Ebooks & other
digital/electronic material
35,580
Alumni
Total 53,564
MA residents 74%
Beyond the classroom
Student clubs & orgs 163
Student government seats 34
Graduate student senate seats 14
Intramural sports 11
Service hours 248,603
WUMD radio station online
Corsair Athletics
DIII sports teams 25
Student-athletes 562
Member: NCAA Division III  
More about the Corsairs
Tuition & fees
(undergraduate as of fall 2017)
MA residents $13,571
New England proximity $18,296
Out of state $28,285
Typical room/board $12,936
Full-time undergraduates who
apply for financial aid and receive it
87%
Budget
Revenues $271.3 million
Private support
Endowment $48 million
Private funds $4 million
Economic impact
Annual $466 million
External jobs created 3,584
University employees 1,396
Main campus property
Acres 710
Central buildings 13
Classrooms, all campuses 122
Instructional labs/studios,
all campuses
113

Additional locations

Dartmouth

Fall River

Fairhaven

New Bedford

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