285 Old Westport Road North Dartmouth, MA 02747-2300 508-999-8605
http://www.umassd.edu admissions@umassd.edu
About University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth
  • Year of Foundation 1895
  • Size of Campus 710 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master, Post Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 7,519
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 48% 52% 4%OUS
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $1,732 in-state, $8,099 out-of-state
  • Room and Board $9,370
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee $40
  • Enrollment No. 7,775
The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth distinguishes itself as a vibrant public university actively engaged in personalized teaching and innovative research, and acting as an intellectual catalyst for regional and global economic, social, and cultural development.
Social Life And Activities
  • Percent students who are frat members N/A
  • Number of honor societies Psi Chi, Golden Key, Eta Kappa Nu
  • Number of sororities 3
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Catholic Student Organization, Christian Fellowship, Muslim Student Association, Hillel Jewish Student Organization
  • Number of students in fraternities 5
  • Other on-campus organizations 1%
  • Percent students who are frat sororities N/A
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Cape Verdean Student Association, Asian Student Organization, Haitian American Student Association, Indian Student Association, People of African descent, and United Latino Society
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 5
  • Setting Suburban
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited, other
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Welcome Back Week, Fourth of July celebration, Senior week
  • Distance to nearest bus New Bedford (5)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Boston (60), Providence, RI (45)
  • Distance to nearest train Providence, RI (45)
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 47%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 54%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (52%), apartment for single students (47%), special housing for disabled students (1%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 5%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 3%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 14
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 1%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 44%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 57%
Campus Services
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Computer Courses No
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 461,523
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 350
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Library Facilities 100%
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 13,278
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 50
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page No
  • OS of Wifi Network N/A
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious, other
  • Museums Art Galleries; Center for Jewish Culture; Center for Portuguese Studies and culture; observatory; marine lab and research vessels; Advanced Technology and Manufacturing Center; Family Business Center and Center for Marketing Research; Center for Policy A
  • Number Of Subscriptions 2,741
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number Of Microforms 864,935
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 500
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number of e-books 35
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
Student Employment and Career
  • Student Employment Federal
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Providence College)
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs N/A
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 26%
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads N/A
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
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