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Points of Distinction

 

Points of Distinction

U.S. News & World Report

RANK: #1 out of 16 New England Public "Regional Universities"

UMass Dartmouth is once again rated as the top public "regional university" in New England, according to U.S. News & World Report rankings. more


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GoLocal Prov

RANK: #2 out of 86 Public Universities in Massachusetts

GoLocal, a growing online news source based in Providence and Worcester, ranked UMass Dartmouth among the best colleges and universities in New England. Sixty factors were considered, including "rankings for best professors, housing, diversity, nightlife, career preparation, social/academic balance, and of course, food." more



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Online College Database

RANK: #4 out of 50 U.S. Colleges Where Art Programs Abound

The College Database has ranked UMass Dartmouth fourth in its list of 50 U.S. Colleges Where Art Programs Abound. Colleges and universities included on this list offer their students the widest range of program options in art and are recognized for making art a priority in the curriculum. more



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Affordable Colleges Online

RANK: #7 out of 33 Massachusetts Schools for Affordability of Online Programs

UMass Dartmouth ranks in the top 10 Massachusetts schools offering affordable, fully-online four-year degree programs, according to Affordable Colleges Online. more



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Affordable Colleges Online

RANK: #20 out of 201 Massachusetts Schools for Return on Investment

UMass Dartmouth ranks in the top 20 Massachusetts schools for highest return on investment according to Affordable Colleges Online. Its study measured the lifetime earnings impact of a college education at 201 Massachusetts schools. more



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President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll

RANK: # 21 out of 690 on the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll

UMass Dartmouth has been named as one of the nation's elite universities—the only one in Massachusetts—for its support of community service, service-learning, and civic engagement by the Corporation for National and Community Service and the U.S. Department of Education. UMass Dartmouth was honored as one of 14 Presidential Award Finalists, out of 690 educational institutions on the 2013 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. more



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Washington Monthly

RANK: #25 out of 684 Master's Universities in the U.S.

Washington Monthly magazine again ranked UMass Dartmouth 25th in the nation among master's degree-granting universities—one of the universities "acting on behalf of the true public interest." The magazine rates schools in three categories: social mobility, research, and service. more


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Times of London

RANK: #42 UMass system ranks among the world's top universities

In its worldwide rankings of universities, The Times of London placed the five-campus University of Massachusetts system at number 42.  more


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Animation Career Review

RANK: #45 out of 400 for animation and videogame design 

Animation Career Review, the online source for "aspiring animation, design, and gaming professionals," listed CVPA’s digital media program among the top 50 in the nation. ACR considered the academic reputation, admission selectivity, depth and breadth of the program and faculty, value as it relates to tuition, and geographic location of more than 400 schools in the U.S. more


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U.S. News & World Report

RANK: #45 of 194 in U.S. for "best in undergraduate engineering"

U.S. News & World Report lists UMass Dartmouth's College of Engineering as #45 out of 194 undergraduate engineering programs in the country.

 


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Scrubs Magazine's Guide to Nursing Schools

RANK: #45 of the Top 100 Grad Schools for Nurses  

The College of Nursing has been ranked one of the top 100 graduate schools for nurses—listed by Scrubs Magazine's Guide to Nursing Schools—that also received high marks in U.S. News & World Report's survey of the best grad schools in the nation. more


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U.S. News & World Report

RANK: #69 for "Best Online Programs" out of nearly 1,000 programs

U.S. News & World Report has ranked UMass Dartmouth’s online bachelor’s degree program as #69 out of nearly 1,000 programs surveyed nationwide.

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