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

National profile

UMass Dartmouth is the only nationally ranked Massachusetts doctoral research university located south of Boston.

U.S. News & World Report reserves the national ranking for universities committed to groundbreaking research. We are classified as a Doctoral University – Higher Research Activity (R2) as designated by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.

Personalized education

Faculty who are leaders in their fields, 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

UMassD alumni with a bachelor's degree are ranked in the top 27% of colleges and universities for average salary.

Financial aid to meet student need

84% of full-time undergraduates who apply for financial aid receive it.