University of Massachusetts – Dartmouth

285 Old Westport Rd, North Dartmouth, MA 02747-2300

About University of Massachusetts – Dartmouth

University of Massachusetts – Dartmouth is classified as a college or university with a large master’s program. Colleges and universities with a large master’s program typically award over 200 master’s degrees and less than 20 research doctorate’s during the academic year. This large four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 3,000 to 9,999 students. 80% or more of degree-seeking students are enrolled full time, and at least half of undergrad students reside on campus. This institution awards a balanced number of bachelor’s degrees in both the arts and sciences and the professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in up to half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards research doctorate degrees in a variety of fields. The majority of these doctorates are awarded within scientific fields, such as engineering, mathematics, science, and technology. According to data for fall enrollment, at least 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. Transfer students make up at least 20% of entering undergraduates. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution. Over 90% of the student body are enrolled as undergraduates.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate7,982
Student Age% Under 2580%
 % 25 and Over20%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time81%
 % Part-time19%
Race/Ethnicity% White77.2%
 % Black7.3%
 % Asian2.4%
 % Latino3.2%
 % Native American0.5%
 % Race Unknown6.5%
 % International student3%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareNO
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus setting
Intitution typePublic
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Academic Information

Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
 % Admitted68%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled31%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRecommended
 College Prep CoursesRequired
 Letter of RecommendationRecommended
 Demonstration of CompetenciesRecommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT98%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT8%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800570 / 800
 SAT Writing460 / 800560 / 800
 SAT Math490 / 800590 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite20 / 3625 / 36
 ACT English / 36
 ACT Writing / 12 / 12
 ACT Math / 36 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$50
 Graduate Application Fee$50
 In-State Tuition & Fees$10,358
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$20,420
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid84%
 % Undergraduates with Loans72%
 % Undergraduates with Grants59%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,200
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$9,652
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$8,902
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,000
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,750
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$4,450

Neighborhood Data for the North Dartmouth Area

Median Age36.8
Median Household Income$37,493
Total Population95,006
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total46.8% 53.2%
 Age 0-950.4%49.6%
 Age 10-1749.6%50.4%
 Age 18-2449.6%50.4%
 Age 25-2945.4%54.6%
 Age 30-3948.9%51.1%
Race/Ethnicity% White78.5%
 % Black8.5%
 % Asian1.1%
 % Latino15.1%
 % Native American0.3%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.0%


On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals in the maximum meal plan offered
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$9,652
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$8,902
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$621
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50059.6%41.3%11.2%
 $500 to $74911.8%32.5%0.0%
 $750 to $99911.0%20.0%36.2%
 Over $100017.7%6.2%16.6%
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