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Welcome to the UMass Dartmouth College of Arts & Sciences (CAS).

As the largest college at UMass Dartmouth, CAS houses more than 60 undergraduate and graduate majors and minors. We value the opportunity to build relationships amongst our faculty, students, and staff in our community, while providing students with the resources and educational pathways for a degree and careers across several fields from our Pre-Professional program pathways to student organizations.

Our CAS students have vibrant learning experiences that:

  • encourage rigorous pursuit of knowledge and inspire intellectual curiosity
  • provide opportunities to build relationships in the classroom, in the lab, in the field and beyond
  • prepare for careers across a variety of fields

These experiences help you gain the skills you need for the careers of tomorrow:

  • think critically
  • communicate effectively
  • problem-solve

Key facts

World-class faculty

As a national research university, we take pride in our world-class faculty who teach in the classroom and provide hands-on learning and practical skills developed through research and internships. We have experts in many fields, including biology, chemistry, history, political science, psychology, and more.

The art and science of student success

We take pride in our students’ success, and we work tirelessly to create programs and initiatives that help students succeed at UMass Dartmouth. With our low student-faculty ratio, we can provide one-to-one advising and mentorship with faculty members for all of our students. We also have the CAS STAR Center, which provides access to two full-time academic advisors that are dedicated to College of Arts and Sciences students.

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