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Fast facts

  • Enrollment: 9,225 undergraduate, graduate & continuing education students
  • Undergraduate enrollment: 7,580
  • One of the five campuses of the public University of Massachusetts
  • Main campus: 13 buildings, 122 classrooms, 108 labs & studios; 710-acres on the SouthCoast of Massachusetts, between Providence, RI and Cape Cod—just one hour from Boston
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18:1 Student-faculty ratio

  • 96% of full-time faculty hold highest degree in their fields
  • Average class size: 29
  • Full-time faculty: 389
  • Undergraduate programs: 59 fields of study, 55 minors
  • Courses offered: 586 per semester

78% of first-year students live on campus

58% of all undergraduate students live on campus in a variety of residential complexes

  • 14 residence halls
  • 11 resident directors: full-time professionals who live and work in their assigned residence halls
  • 128 resident assistants: upperclass peers trained to provide support and resources for residential students
  • 4 living/learning communities in the residence halls for first-year students

Accepted: approximately 60% of the nearly 9,000 who apply each year

  • Enrolled: 1,452
  • Male/female ratio: 51/49
  • Massachusetts residents: 96%
  • Students of color: 22.6%
  • Average high school GPA: 3.25
  • Average SAT I (critical reading & math): 1073

A world-class education that's within reach

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