UMassachusetts at Dartmouth, founded in 1895, is a public, comprehensive institution. With five professional colleges - business, engineering, visual and performing arts, nursing, and arts and sciences - UMASS Dartmouth offers more than 40 majors to 5,500 undergraduate and graduate students. Publicly supported, the university provides affordable professional and preprofessional options as well as a variety of cocurricular activities, organizations and athletic programs. Its contemporary 710-acre campus is located in North Dartmouth in southeastern Massachusetts, 60 miles south of Boston.

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collegeType
Public
studentType
Coed
6,405
Undergraduates
3,190
Men - 49.8%
3,216
Women - 50.2%
1,749
Graduate Students
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Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
75% of 8,623 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA
3.29
SAT Math
545 average
500-590 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
546 average
490-600 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
22 average
18-28 range of middle 50%
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Cost of Attendance
In-state: $32,345
Out-of-state: $48,090
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $14,408
Out-of-state: $30,153
Room and Board
$15,065
Average Percent of Need Met
83%
Average Freshman Award
$18,112
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$34,824
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Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
394
Regular Class Size (Students)
2-9
19%
10-19
23%
20-29
24%
30-39
15%
40-49
10%
50-99
9%
Over 100
1%
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Boston, Providence Population
34,032
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Boston, Providence
Freshman Housing Guarantee
College offers housing to students
Students in College Housing
49% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Corsair
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.1%
Asian
3.6%
Black/African-American
16.9%
Hispanic/Latino
10.5%
Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
4.4%
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0%
White
60.5%
Unknown
4%
International Students
1.9% from 31 countries
First-Year Students Returning
70.3%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
37.1%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
73%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
17.4%
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