Melissa Costa


Melissa Costa '06 she/her

Director of Law School Admissions

Law School / Admissions




UMass School of Law 115


2020University of Massachusetts DartmouthMPP in Public Management
2006University of Massachusetts DartmouthBS in Management
2006BA in Portuguese

Melissa Costa proudly holds both bachelor’s and master’s degrees from UMass Dartmouth. As a first-generation college graduate and child of immigrants, she embodies resilience and empathy, championing the needs of all students. With a decade of dedicated service in the UMass Law Admissions Office, Melissa possesses a keen understanding of applicant and student experiences and is committed to supporting students in their pursuit of justice at UMass Law.