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University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth is a public institution situated in North Dartmouth, Massachusetts. North Dartmouth is considered a suburb and offers tranquility and safety near the excitement of a city center.

$37,592 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
92% Acceptance Rate

Where Is University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth?


Contact details for UMass Dartmouth are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 285 Old Westport Rd, North Dartmouth, MA 02747-2300
Phone: 508-999-8000

How Do I Get Into UMass Dartmouth?

You can apply to UMass Dartmouth online at:

Admission Requirements for UMass Dartmouth

Submission Required?
High School GPA Required
High School Rank Considered but not required
High School Transcript Required
College Prep Program Required
Recommendations Recommended
SAT or ACT Scores Considered but not required
TOEFL Required

How Hard Is It To Get Into UMass Dartmouth?

92% Acceptance Rate
55% Of Accepted Are Women
16% Submit SAT Scores
UMass Dartmouth has the high acceptance rate of 92%, which means it is fairly easy to gain admittance as long as you submit a complete application with requested materials.

Approximately 45% of accepted students are men and 55% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 91%, and the acceptance rate for women is 94%.

Average Test Scores

About 16% 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 510 and 630. Math scores were between 520 and 630.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth  ( 510 to 630 )

SAT Math Scores for University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth  ( 520 to 630 )
UMass Dartmouth received ACT scores from 1% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 16 and 28. Math scores were between 18 and 26. Composite scores were between 19 and 26.

ACT English Scores for University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth  ( 16 to 28 )
ACT Math Scores for University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth  ( 18 to 26 )
ACT Composite Scores for University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth  ( 19 to 26 )

Can I Afford University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth?

$37,592 Net Price
59% Take Out Loans
1.7% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of UMass Dartmouth is $37,592. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At UMass Dartmouth, approximately 59% of students took out student loans averaging $6,600 a year. That adds up to $26,400 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at UMass Dartmouth is 1.7%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth Undergraduate Student Diversity

4,905 Full-Time Undergraduates
50% Women
38% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 5,833 undergraduate students at UMass Dartmouth, with 4,905 being full-time and 928 being part-time.


There are also 1,884 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 4,905 full-time undergraduates at UMass Dartmouth, 50% are male and 50% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 171
Black or African American 859
Hispanic or Latino 567
White 2,837
International Students 69
Other Races/Ethnicities 402

Geographic Diversity

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

1,514 Took All Classes Online
2,590 Took At Least One Class Online
108.0% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2020-2021, 2,590 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at UMass Dartmouth has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 11th most popular in Massachusetts for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2020-2021.

Online Growth Rankings of UMass Dartmouth

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth was 108.0%. This is the #253 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at UMass Dartmouth regardless of major.

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%.


*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.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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