University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth Overview
University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth is a public institution situated in North Dartmouth, Massachusetts. North Dartmouth is a good match for students who enjoy the safety and convenience of the suburbs.
What Is University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth Known For?
- Although it may not be available for every major, the doctor's degree is the highest award a student can attain at UMass Dartmouth.
- In 2017-2018, 70% of the faculty were full-time.
- Students who graduate from UMass Dartmouth with a bachelor's degree make about $48,200 a year. That's 18% more than those who graduate from other schools.
University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth Rankings
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
UMass Dartmouth has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
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Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at UMass Dartmouth.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards UMass Dartmouth has earned from around the web.
|#7||Highest Paid Criminology Graduates||College Factual|
|#39||Highest Paid Biological & Biomedical Sciences Graduates||College Factual|
|#39||Highest Paid General Biology Graduates||College Factual|
|#53||Highest Paid Visual & Performing Arts Graduates||College Factual|
|#80||Best General Biology Colleges for Veterans||College Factual|
|#82||Best Social Sciences Colleges for Veterans||College Factual|
Where Is University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth?
Contact details for UMass Dartmouth are given below.
|Address:||285 Old Westport Rd, North Dartmouth, MA 02747-2300|
How Do I Get Into UMass Dartmouth?
You can apply to UMass Dartmouth online at: www.umassd.edu/apply/
Admission Requirements for UMass Dartmouth
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||considered but not required|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||required|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into UMass Dartmouth?
Approximately 49% of accepted students are men and 51% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 84%, and the acceptance rate for women is 84%.
Average Test Scores
About 94% of students accepted to UMass Dartmouth submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 500 and 600. Math scores were between 500 and 590.
Can I Afford University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At UMass Dartmouth, approximately 78% of students took out student loans averaging $7,046 a year. That adds up to $28,184 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at UMass Dartmouth is 6.8%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.
University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 1,749 graduate students at the school.
Of the 5,465 full-time undergraduates at UMass Dartmouth, 51% are male and 49% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||938|
|Hispanic or Latino||571|
Massachusetts students aren't the only ones who study at University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth. At this time, 15 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 52 countries are represented at UMass Dartmouth. The most popular countries sending students to the school are India, China, and Pakistan.
Online Learning at University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth
The following chart shows how the online learning population at UMass Dartmouth has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 7th most popular in Massachusetts for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of UMass Dartmouth
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth was 18.6%. This is the #949 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at UMass Dartmouth regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of UMass Dartmouth majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities||25%|
|Liberal Arts General Studies||25%|
|Management Information Systems||34%|
|Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods||9%|
|Sociology & Anthropology||27%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at UMass Dartmouth ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at UMass Dartmouth.
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
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