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Students

StatisticDescription
7,717 Total enrollment
42 Total states represented
56 Total countries represented
5,833 Undergraduate enrollment
44 Undergraduate states represented
29 Undergraduate countries represented
1,884 Graduate/Law enrollment
43 Graduate states represented
44 Graduate countries represented
11,239 Online course registrations
1,131 Online program enrollment
48/52 Male/Female
35.6% Students of color
50% First-generation students
1,265 First-year students enrolled
92% First-year students accepted annually.
3.37 First-year students average high school GPA.
1,139 Average SAT I (Critical Reading & Math)
74.4% % who receive financial aid
2,611 Living on campus
67% % of first-year students living on campus
45% % of undergraduate students living on campus
82% Massachusetts residents
24.7% % transfer students
5 Resident directors
42 Resident assistants

Distinctions and rankings

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#234 UMass Dartmouth ranked as a national university among national universities overall ranking. - U.S. News & World Report
Doctoral UMass Dartmouth is classified as a doctoral university: high research activity - Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education
#118 Top public schools among nationally-ranked universities - U.S. News & World Report
#7 Best "hidden gem" public university for learning outcomes & student opportunities. - College Gazette (2020)
#2 Social Mobility in Massachusetts
#3 Social Mobility in New England
#59 Social Mobility nationwide - U.S. News & World Report
#165 out of 1,550 Rank for social mobility: the extent to which a university educates economically disadvantaged students at lower tuition, so they can graduate and obtain good paying jobs - Social Mobility Index (2021)
#24 Best value Massachusetts college for in-state students - Payscale
#29 Best value Massachusetts college for out-of-state students - Payscale
#420 out of 1,539 Best Universities and Colleges by Salary Potential Alumni who received only a Bachelor's degree - PayScale
#3 Best online colleges in Massachusetts - College Choice, Affordable Colleges Online
#201 out of 250 UMass system ranks among the world's universities - Times Higher Education
Finalist UMass Dartmouth was a finalist for the President's Higher Education Honor Roll for Economic Opportunity. - President's Higher Education Honor Roll Economic Opportunity (2015)

Academic programs

StatisticDescription
118 Undergraduate fields of study
60 Undergraduate majors
68 Undergraduate minors
10 Undergraduate certificates
Top 1/3rd Online bachelor's programs ranked nationwide. - U.S. News & World Report
50+ Total STEM programs
25 Undergraduate STEM programs
$50K Average starting salary in STEM
13 Doctorate programs of study
42 Master's degree programs
41 Graduate certificates
974 Courses offered per semester
6 Colleges

Faculty

StatisticDescription
385 Full-time faculty
280 Tenure/Tenure-track faculty
86.8% Faculty holding terminal degrees
15:1 Student/Faculty ratio
11 Faculty Fulbright Scholars
3 Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Awards from the National Science Foundation
1 MacDowell Colony Fellow, in recognition of artistic excellence

Research

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$29M Research activity

Claire T. Carney Library

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215,091 Books, serials & other paper materials
504,947 Ebooks & other digital/electronic material

Alumni

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59K Total alumni
97% UMassD graduates employed or in graduate school within 6 months of graduation
68.4% Massachusetts residents alumni

Beyond the classroom

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160+ Student clubs & organizations
37 Student government seats
14 Graduate student senate seats
13 Living & Learning Communities
18 Intramural sports
211K+ Community service hours performed by UMassD students in 2021-2022 academic year
#175 Nationally ranked U.S. universities for service - Washington Monthly
5 Fraternities
6 Sororities

Corsair athletics

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19 Intercollegiate Programs
368 Student-athletes

Budget

StatisticDescription
$260M Revenues

Private support

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$78.8M Endowment
$3.1M Private funds

Economic impact

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$550M Annual economic impact
3,802 External jobs created
1,221 University employees

Main campus property

StatisticDescription
710 Acres
13 Central buildings
7 Residence halls
122 Classrooms, all campuses
113 Instructional labs/studios, all campuses
5 STEM centers on-campus

Schools and colleges

College of Arts & Sciences

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2608 College of Arts & Sciences total enrollment
15:1 College of Arts & Sciences Student/Faculty ratio
41.4% College of Arts & Sciences students of color
51% College of Arts & Sciences first-generation students
96% College of Arts & Sciences graduates employed or enrolled in graduate studies within six months of graduation
100% Economics, Liberal Arts, Mathematics, Sociology & Anthropology, and Women's & Gender Studies class of 2021 graduates employed full-time within six months of graduation
#5 Best Colleges for Criminology 2020 - Grad Reports: Best Colleges
#10 Best Online Bachelor's in Economics - Academic Influence
#10 Best Online Bachelor's in English - Academic Influence
#4 Best Online Bachelor's in Public Administration - Academic Influence
#3 Best Online Bachelor's in Women's and Gender Studies - Academic Influence
Top 38% U.S. Graduate Programs in Education - U.S. News & World Report
#6 Most affordable master's degrees in marketing - Affordable Schools (2020)
#7 Best Graduate Programs in Public Affairs in Massachusetts - U.S. News & World Report
#15 Best online master's programs in public policy nationwide - Best Schools (2019)
$18.5M College of Arts & Sciences grants awarded in the last 5 years
4 College of Arts & Sciences Fulbright Scholars in the last 5 years

Charlton College of Business

StatisticDescription
1765 Charlton College of Business total enrollment
34% Charlton College of Business first-generation students
36.3% Students of color at Charlton College of Business
#144 Best undergraduate business programs - U.S. News & World Report
#2 Charlton College of Business: Fastest Accounting Degrees - BestValueSchools
97% Charlton College of Business graduates employed or enrolled in graduate studies within six months of graduation
100% Charlton College of Business Accounting, Management, MIS, & Marketing graduates employed
$55.4K/$55.2K Charlton College of Business graduates mean/median starting salary
$66.8K/$62K Charlton College of Business mean/median starting salary for Management graduates
#30 Best U.S. online bachelor's in business programs - U.S. News & World Report
#18 Best Online Bachelor's in Accounting
#37 Best Online Bachelor's in Business Administration
#8 Best Online Bachelor's in Finance
#13 Best Online Bachelor's in Marketing
#5 Best Online Master's in Healthcare Management - College Rank
Top 35% Best Online Master's in Business Programs besides the MBA in 2022 - U.S. News & World Report
#67 Best Online Master's in Business Programs (Excluding MBA) - U.S. News & World Report
#10 Best Online Master's in Healthcare Management - College Choice
#17 Best Online MBA in Finance
#3 Best Value Online MBA Program - College Consensus
Top 13% Charlton College of Business of U.S. online MBA programs
#42 Best Online MBA programs - U.S. News & World Report
#29 Best Online MBA Programs for Veterans - U.S. News & World Report

College of Engineering

StatisticDescription
16 College of Engineering undergraduate academic program areas
~1000 College of Engineering undergraduate students
96% College of Engineering students employed six months after graduation.
$16M College of Engineering current research funding
350+ College of Engineering graduate students
$66K+ Average entry-level salary for graduates with a BS in engineering 2019
$106M College of Engineering total in scholarships, grants, part-time employment, and loans for students
$2.5M Endowed scholarships for College of Engineering students
6 College of Engineering academic departments
#4 College of Engineering: best value Massachusetts college for in-state students - Payscale
84% College of Engineering full-time undergraduates who apply for financial aid receive it
160 Internships completed by 2021 engineering seniors at companies such as Titleist, Bose Corporation, eBay, Hewlett-Packard, National Grid, and Pratt & Whitney
15 College of Engineering ranked nationwide for master's degrees in physics among institutions granting the MS - American Physical Society
Top 1% College of Engineering ranked nationwide awarding doctoral degrees to women - ASEE (2021)
Top 150 College of Engineering ranked among doctorate granting universities, and UMass Dartmouth as a national research university - U.S. News & World Report
#13 Best online master's in computer science degrees in 2022 - Fortune
#30 Best online master's programs in computer science - College Choice

College of Nursing & Health Sciences

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600 College of Nursing & Health Sciences total enrollment
30% College of Nursing & Health Sciences students of color
14:1 College of Nursing & Health Sciences student/faculty ratio (traditional BS)
94% Pass rate on the NCLEX, 2020
43% National rank for online RN to BS
14% Nation's best nursing schools - U.S. News & World Report, September 2021
Top 10% College of Nursing & Health Sciences best graduate schools - U.S. News & World Report
12% Best Graduate Schools in the U.S. - U.S. News & World Report
Top 50 Best value PhD nursing programs - Value Colleges
100% CNHS graduates employed or enrolled in further education 6 months after graduation
100% Graduation and national exam pass rates for Medical Laboratory Science majors
100% Graduation and national exam pass rates for Medical Laboratory Science majors

College of Visual & Performing Arts

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100% Music and Interior Architecture and Design graduates are employed full-time - Class of 2021 NACE survey
#9 CVPA: Best Animation & Game Arts Program in Massachusetts - Animation Career Review
#18 CVPA: Best Illustration Program on the East Coast - Animation Career Review
494 CVPA total enrollment
43.60% CVPA first-generation students
16:1 CVPA student/faculty ratio
8 CVPA instructional computing labs
4 CVPA student gallery exhibition spaces

Honors College

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4.04 Average high school GPA of first-year students in Honors College
40+ Honors College course selections each year
133 Honors students enrolled in the Class of 2024
1:1 Honors student to faculty research ratio
20 Maximum number of students in an honors class
434 Total number of Honors College students
155 College of Arts & Sciences students enrolled in the Honors College
131 College of Engineering students enrolled in the Honors College
67 College of Nursing & Health Sciences students enrolled in the Honors College
45 Charlton College of Business students enrolled in the Honors College
36 CVPA students enrolled in the Honors College
160 Honors students enrolled in the Class of 2026
4.162 Honors students Class of 2026 average high school GPA
23% Honors students of color in Class of 2026

UMass Law

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1st Smallest average 1L class sizes (MA) 2019-20 & 2020-21 combined
152 Median LSAT
3.47 Median UGPA
377 UMass Law total enrollment
3rd UMass Law national enrollment growth
2nd UMass Law public service jobs (New England, 2016-2021)
#1 Path to government jobs in New England (2016-2021)
#1 Lowest tuition of any ABA-accredited law school in MA
#1 Smallest class sizes of any ABA-accredited law school in MA
100% UMass Law guaranteed clinic or internship placement
50% Scholarships for Public Interest Law Fellows
#2 in Massachusetts for practical legal training
#4 in New England for practical legal training
5 Law Clinics
#3 in New England for graduates of color (2021)
15th UMass Law among 200 ABA-accredited law schools in the U.S.% for female tenured faculty
175K Hours of pro bono legal services contributed to the community valued at over $9M
91% UMass Law students received scholarships (2020-2021)
#2 Public service employment in New England (2016-2021)
117 UMass Law total students entering class (2022)
60% UMass Law enrolled from outside MA entering class (2022)
40% UMass Law MA residents entering class (2022)
65% UMass Law entering class women (2022)
23 UMass Law entering class states represented (2022)
14 UMass Law entering class countries represented (2022)

School for Marine Science & Technology

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94% SMAST graduates in professional positions
102 SMAST scientists, students, research, & staff
28 SMAST undergraduate internships in 2019
66 SMAST research grants awarded in FY19

Undergraduate tuition and fees

Learn more about UMass Dartmouth tuition and fees.

Full-year rates: 2022-2023

MA Residents Regional/Proximity UMassD Direct* Out-of-State/International
$14,854 $20,130 $20,130 $30,992

With room & board

Based on Unlimited Plus Dining Plan (unlimited meal swipes) and double room for a full year

MA Residents

Regional/Proximity

UMassD Direct* Out-of-State/International
$31,347 $36,623 $36,623 $47,485

Additional locations

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