|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Student to faculty ratio||16:1|
|Dormitory capacity||4,494 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 8,211 applications and 6,242 students were granted admission. University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth is at the #74 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 11% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 95% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||910 to 1130|
|ACT||20 to 26|
University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $27,068 and in-state students paid $12,783.
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 93% of University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 44% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,459 (which is 0.6% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth in 2016-2017, was 1,103, which is 78% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,469 (which is 3.1% above the national average.)
In Fall 2016, University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth has enrolled a total of 8,647 students (6,754 students full-time and 1,893 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 8,647 students, 524 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 50% men and 50% women and 6,999 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 1,648 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 691 students for distance studies.
Black/African American: 13%
Non-resident alien: 7%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 6%
Two or more races: 3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||41%||676||0|
|Public Administration And Social Service Professions||7%||115||15|
|Legal Professions And Studies||6%||106|
|Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities||5%||84||0|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||5%||84||13|
|Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services||4%||61||0|
|Visual And Performing Arts||3%||42|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth graduates 6 years after enrollment is $37,500. Last year, out of the total 2,901 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 2,756 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 2,699 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 2,510 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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