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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

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Faculty who are committed to innovative research and personalized education

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Return on investment

Affordable tuition and fees

Learn more about our New England Rate

84% of our undergraduate students who applied for financial aid received it

Alumni who succeed, ranking in the top 27% for average salary

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

More than 170 student clubs and organizations, Greek life, campus radio station and newspaper

SAIL: Student Activities, Involvement & Leadership

Homecoming UMassD Football

Go Corsairs! 17 NCAA Division III teams, plus intramurals, wellness programs, and fitness classes

Opportunities to learn & grow

Study abroad UMassD student

Learn more about study abroad opportunites at UMass Dartmouth

Our University Studies program prepares you to develop and succeed—today and tomorrow

Learn more about our Honors College

Earn accelerated advanced degrees including 4 +1 bachelor's/master’s programs, a 30-credit MBA, and a 3+3 degree with UMass Law

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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