Admissions Testing

SAT information

  • The Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) is required of freshman applicants.
  • The SAT is administered several times a year in various cities around the world.
  • To register, contact the College Board SAT Program, P.O. Box 7502, London, KY 40742-7502; telephone: (Domestic) 866-756-7346, (International) 212-713-7789; or use the website links to the right.
  • The UMass Dartmouth College Board Code Number is 3786.
  • Your test results will be reported directly to the University.
  • The SAT should be taken no later than March for admission in September, and no later than October for admission in January.

SAT is not required for:

  • Applicants who have completed secondary school more than three years ago
  • Those who have completed 30 or more transferable university credits

Graduate study testing requirements

  • The Graduate Record Examination (GRE), Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT), and the Miller Analogies Test (MAT) are required for graduate study.
  • Refer to your chosen program information; each department and program has different test requirements.

If English is not your first language

  • You must demonstrate your ability to speak English by submitting the results of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).
  • Applicants should use the UMass Dartmouth Code number 3786.  
  • The University must receive the official scores; photocopies or faxed copies are not acceptable.

TOEFL waivers

The TOEFL requirement may be waived with proper documentation and only for:

  • Students who have attended schools where the primary language of instruction is English
  • Those who have successfully completed secondary school or college/university in the United States
  • *Please note that the requirements to waive a TOEFL differ for the Undergraduate Admissions and Graduate Admissions.  Please refer to these links below for more information:

International Undergraduate Application (See "Step 4") 
Graduate Pre-Application Information (See the tabs at the bottom)




Updated 04/12/2017