UMass Dartmouth Points of Pride

  • Ranked as one of the top New England public regional universities by U.S. News & World Report, enrollment at the SouthCoast campus now tops 9,000 students.

  • Washington Monthly this year ranked UMass Dartmouth among the top 25 universities in the nation for its "contribution to the public good" based on three categories: social mobility of its students, producing cutting-edge scholarship, and encouraging students to give something back to their country.

  • UMass Dartmouth’s College of Nursing was ranked in the top 20 percent among graduate programs surveyed nationwide by U.S. News & World Report, which placed it 98th among more than 500 surveyed in its 2016 edition of the “Best Graduate Schools.”

  • The online bachelor’s degree program is ranked as No. 1 in Massachusetts, No. 2 in New England, and No. 55 nationwide by U.S. News & World Report in 2016.

  • UMass Dartmouth is rated among the top 1 percent of universities and colleges nationwide on the President’s National Education Honor Roll for Community Service, with students contributing more than 200,000 hours of service to the SouthCoast region.

  • In 2014, the School for Marine Science & Technology was awarded more than $4 million for collaborative research on scallops as part of a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration research program.

  • UMass Law School, the only public law school in the Commonwealth, was named to The National Jurist’s honor roll for legal education practical training.