UMass Dartmouth

  • 16:1 student-faculty ratio
  • 15 minutes to the beach
  • Top 3% nationally for community service

UMass Dartmouth Campus Profile

  • School Size Smaller
  • Location Suburban
  • First-Year Housing On or Off Campus
  • Test Requirements SAT/ACT Required
  • Athletics NCAA Division 3 and Intramural

UMass Dartmouth at a Glance

The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth is a nationally ranked public university that is dedicated to engaged learning and innovative research.

Coastal Location

Located on a 710-acre campus on the South Coast of Massachusetts, UMass Dartmouth features modern athletic facilities, a new campus quad and significant open space with woods, ponds and trails. The only Massachusetts public research university south of Boston, the campus is located 15 minutes from area beaches, 30 minutes from Cape Cod and less than an hour from downtown Boston.

Comprehensive Offerings

With more than 50 undergraduate and 30 graduate fields of study, UMass Dartmouth offers a comprehensive array of programs to prepare students for the future of work. The university is well-known for its programs in the humanities and the visual and performing arts, and it has forged strong connections between its engineering, business and marine sciences programs and the merging Blue economy on the South Coast.

The Blue Economy

Through its groundbreaking research and world-class academic programs, UMass Dartmouth serves as an anchor for the Blue economy in the South Coast of Massachusetts, leading world-changing discovery and fostering entrepreneurial activity in areas including the marine sciences, ocean technology, renewable energy and sustainability.

Civic Engagement

Frequently recognized for its commitment to civic engagement and community service, UMass Dartmouth is ranked in the top 3 percent on the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll and was one of only 20 national finalists for community service. UMass Dartmouth students dedicate more than 200,000 hours of service each year to their surrounding communities, developing skills that will help them achieve professional success and become leaders in their communities.

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UMass Dartmouth distinguishes itself as a vibrant public research university dedicated to engaged learning, innovative research and lifelong student success.

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With more than 100 different subject areas at the bachelor's, master's and doctoral levels, students at UMass Dartmouth have the opportunity to pursue inspiring courses of study that broaden perspective and nurture discovery.

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