UMassD provides our students with a private college educational experience and public university value.

Tier 1

U.S. News & World Report reserves the national ranking for universities committed to groundbreaking research. 

National profile

UMass Dartmouth’s "Doctoral University" Carnegie classification and ranking by U.S. News & World Report put it in the top 10 percent among all four-year colleges and universities in the U.S.

Personalized education

World-class faculty dedicated to classroom teaching, innovative discovery, and student-faculty research collaborations.

Distinctive university experience

Hands-on learning and practical skills developed through research, internships, study abroad, and service learning. 

Solid foundation

Prepares students for personal and professional success in evolving careers and an ever-changing world. 

Successful alumni

You’ll find our graduates aboard the International Space Station, at the helm of global companies, at top graduate programs, and in successful careers across all disciplines.

Return on investment

Ranked by Payscale in the top 11% for best college value, based on alumni annual salaries. 

Financial aid to meet student need

85% of full-time undergraduates who apply for financial aid receive it.