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About UMass Dartmouth

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UMass Dartmouth at a glance

UMass Dartmouth’s story is one of tremendous momentum and continuous expansion.


the year New Bedford Textile School established, to become UMassD


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alumni worldwide

History of UMass Dartmouth  |  UMassD fast facts

Chancellor Fuller

Meet our Chancellor

Dr. Mark A. Fuller, Chancellor of UMass Dartmouth, is a proud first-generation college student and a passionate advocate for public education.

Meet Chancellor Fuller

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Academic offerings for many kinds of learners

UMass Dartmouth has 7 degree-granting colleges and schools, and an Honors College.

We also offer countless non-degree opportunities for professional and lifelong learners, including licensure, continuing education, and online courses.

Learn more about academics at UMass Dartmouth

Claire T. Carney Library building

The architecture

An expressionistic design invoking a sense of place.

The bold, brutalist architecture unique to UMass Dartmouth represents architect Paul Rudolph’s vision for an "urban" public university, coupled with progressive achievements in the fields of design and engineering.

Campus virtual tour  |  Architecture virtual tour

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Corsair culture

UMassD is committed to creating, educating, and sustaining a culturally competent, diverse, equitable, and welcoming campus that builds inclusion and pursues belonging.

Learn more about UMass Dartmouth's commitment to inclusion and belonging

Making an impact

UMass Dartmouth students, alumni, faculty, and staff serve as an intellectual catalyst for economic, social, and cultural transformation.

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