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Reasons to Choose UMassD

Why UMassD?

Corsairs share some of the reasons why they chose UMassD to be their second home.

From academics to community to location, there are a lot of reasons to love UMassD.

Excellent education

Nursing PhD students conversing.

UMass Dartmouth is a nationally ranked doctoral research university

Learn more about UMass Dartmouth

Two female students examining a hammerhead shark

Faculty who are committed to innovative research and personalized education

Learn more about research

UMassD Commencement

Return on Investment

See our student success stories

Strong sense of community

Corsair Fair

Students who are ambitious, hard-working, committed to service, and ready to have fun

Student stories

Corsair Olympics

Student clubs and organizations: Esports, newspaper, theater, academic clubs and many more.

SAIL: Student Activities, Involvement & Leadership

Homecoming UMassD Football

Go Corsairs! NCAA Division III teams, plus intramurals, wellness programs, and fitness classes

Study abroad UMassD student

Opportunities to learn & grow

Location, location

Campus entrance sign

A beautiful 710-acre campus with a lively quad, forested paths, and a unique architectural style

Picture yourself here

A student-led campus tour is a great introduction to UMass Dartmouth

Plan your visit

Located on the beautiful Massachusetts SouthCoast, between Providence, RI and Cape Cod—just one hour from Boston

What's nearby?

Home away from home

Students shooting pool in the Campus Center's game room.

Campus living that offers independence—and living communities for first-year students

A variety of living arrangements, from traditional residence halls to apartments and townhouses

UMassD Fitness Center

Enjoy great food at The Grove and across campus—then work it off at the Fitness Center

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