UMassD is a Tier 1 national research university.
UMass Dartmouth’s "Doctoral University" Carnegie classification and ranking by U.S. News & World Report puts it in the top 10 percent among all four-year colleges and universities in the U.S. The "national university" designation is reserved for universities that offer undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral programs, and are committed to producing groundbreaking research.
U.S. News considers 15 factors in its rankings methodology, including graduation and retention rates, assessment of excellence by peers and guidance counselors, faculty resources, student selectivity, financial resources, and alumni giving.
Endorsed by national and international accrediting agencies.
Leaders in innovative research with a steadfast commitment to personalized teaching in the classroom and the lab.
Distinctive university experience
Hands-on learning and practical skills developed through research, internships, study abroad, and service learning.
Prepares students for personal and professional success in evolving careers and an ever-changing world.
Powerful catalyst for the economic advancement of Massachusetts and the SouthCoast region.