University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth

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University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth



In-state Tuition

$8,309 / year

Out-of-state Tuition

$14,991 / year

Room and Board

$8,574

Application deadline

Rolling

Application fee

$35




Educational Resources

Libraries

Robert F Kennedy assassination archives; Collections: University Photographs, Portuguese American Archives, Center for Jewish Culture Archives, Artifacts, and Psychology Tests; Oral History Projects: Center for Jewish Culture, Portuguese American , Cape Verdean American, New Bedford Textile Strike, Dartmouth Natural Resources Trust, UMD turns 40 History Project; UMD History

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 461,523 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 2,741 current serial subscriptions.
  • 864,935 microforms.
  • 13,278 Audio/Visual items.
  • 35 e-books.

Museums & Art

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 Analysis; Center for Professional and Continuing Education in New Bedford and Fall River; dedicated research building; Frederick Douglass Unity House; The Center for University, School, and Community Partnerships; Omer E. and Laurette M. Boivin Center for French Language and Culture;Arnold M Dubin Labor Education Center; Center for Rehabilitation Engineering;Center for Indic Studies; Art/Music studios; electronic music lab; specialized engineering labs.

Computing

Requirements

  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.

Campus Resources

  • 650 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library
  • 50 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 350 Internet connections in Laboratories.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are not permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in all the libraries, in some classrooms
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 500 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance

Remedial

reading, math, writing, study skills

Counseling

minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious, other

Career

co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training

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)

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 54% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 3% of housing units are Singles.
  • 44% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 5% of housing units are Triples.
  • 47% of housing units are Apartments.
  • 1% of of housing units are some other type.
  • In total, there are 14 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 57% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • 40% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Welcome Back Week, Fourth of July celebration, Senior week
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, symphony orchestra, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 100 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Psi Chi, Golden Key, Eta Kappa Nu
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Catholic Student Organization, Christian Fellowship, Muslim Student Association, Hillel Jewish Student Organization
  • 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
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) 20 Cent Fiction, Alpha Sigma Tau, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Anagama Club, Anime Club, Art History Club, Aviation Club, Big Brother/Big Sister, Campus Activities Board (CAB), Capture the Flag Club, Catholic Campus Ministry, Ceramics Club, Chi Phi Fraternity, Chinese Student and Scholar Association, Circle K, Class Council, Class of 2006, Class of 2007, Class of 2008, College Democrats of Umass-Dartmouth, College Republican Club, Communicatus, Dance Team, Delta Pi Omega, Economics Association, Enchanted Experience, Feminist Majority Leadership Alliance, Finance Club, Gallery 244, Graduate Student Association, Graphic Design Club, Habitat for Humanity, Hip Hop Union, History Association, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), International Business Association (IBA), Kekeli West African Drumming and Dance Club, Literary Society, Masspirg/Water Watch, Mathematical Society, MBA Association, Metals Guild, National Art Education Association (NAEA), Open Mic Club, Outing Club, Painting Club, Pan African Dance Group, Pastinha Capoeiristas Multicultural Club, Phi Kappa Theta Fraternity, Phi Sigma Sigma, Philosophy Association, Photography Club, Political Science Association, Portuguese Language Club, Pre-Med / Pre-Vet Society, Pride Alliance, Protestant Chaplaincy, Rock Climbing Club, Roleplaying Associaition, Rotaract, Rugby Club, Sailing Club, Scrimshaw Yearbook, Sculpture Club, Second Amendment Society, Shotokan Karate, Sigma Phi Rho Fraternity, Sigma Tau Gamma, Ski and Snowboard Club, Society of Manufacturing Engineers, Southcoast Compeer, Student Nurses Association (SNA), Student Nurses for Christ, Student Senate, Student in Free Enterprise (SIFE), Sustainability Energy Association (SEA), Theatre Company, Theta Delta Chi, United Brothers and Sisters (UBS), Women's Rugby, Wood Club, , WSMU radio station, Student Senate, Intramurals, Chorus, Spineer vocal ensemble, gospel choir, stage band, ensembles for wind, contemporary Jazz, Guitar, Brass, Percussion and Jazz vocal, Cultural Affairs committee and lecture series committee.
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) The Torch (weekly); Temper (annual); Scrimshaw (annual)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Boston (60), Providence, RI (45)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Providence, RI (45)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): New Bedford (5)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 90% of students have a car on campus

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 5 fraternities
  • 0 fraternity houses
  • There are 3 sororities
  • 0 sorority houses

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (Providence College)
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Not offered
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited, other

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