Ranked in the top 11%
UMassD by the Numbers
nationally for best value college, based on return on investment.”
Number of graduate students
How to Apply Step 1: Submit your application to: umassd.edu/international-apply.
Step 2: Submit secondary and/or post-secondary sealed official transcripts. Documents issued in a language other than English must be accompanied by literal English translations. For all post-secondary education taken outside of the United States, an official course-by-course evaluation is required.
Step 3: Submit an official SAT or ACT report. Step 4: All non-native speakers of English must demonstrate English language proficiency and are required to submit TOEFL (79), IELTS (6.5) or PTE (53) scores.
Applicants may waive the language score requirement if their secondary institution provides written verification that the means of instruction is in English, they are enrolled in an IB curriculum, attend and graduate from an American School or enrolled in a curriculum that leads to Cambridge International Examinations: IGCSE/O-level and GCE/A level exam.
Application Deadlines Spring: December 1 Fall: July 1 School codes SAT: 3786 ACT: 001906
2019-20 Academic Year Costs Tuition plus mandatory fees
Total with room & board
Based on Platinum Plan (unlimited meal swipes) and double room for a full year
Additional Fees Orientation Fee College Fees Health Insurance
$260 (one-time fee) Range from $426-$1,350 $2,513 (annually)
Average class size
Students living on campus
Student : faculty ratio
DIII varsity teams
Total number of undergraduate students
Step 5: Send an essay or personal statement of up to 500 words on a topic of your choice.
Countries represented by students & faculty
Clubs and organizations
Minutes to the beach
Scholarships International applicants are automatically considered for international merit-based awards following acceptance to UMassD. Scholarship decisions are based on applicant’s secondary school/college academic record and test scores.
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Anthropology Applied & Computational Mathematics Biochemistry Biology Chemistry Crime & Justice Studies Data Science (interdisciplinary) Economics Economics-Healthcare Services Administration English French Health & Society History International Politics International Security Studies Liberal Arts Literature & Criticism Marine Biology Mathematics Multidisciplinary Studies Philosophy Political Science Portuguese Pre-law Psychology Public Administration Sociology Spanish Women’s & Gender Studies Writing, Rhetoric & Communication
Medical Laboratory Science Nursing
Aging & Health Black Studies Communication Creative Writing Indic Studies Leadership & Civic Engagement Religious Studies Sustainability Urban Studies
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Arts & Sciences
E-commerce/Digital Business Finance General Business Administration (transfers only) Leadership
Visual & Performing Arts Animation & Game Arts Art Education
Management Management Information Systems Marketing Operations Management Service Operation Management Small Business/ Entrepreneurship Supply Chain Management Technology & Management
Minor only Business Administration International Business
Engineering Bioengineering Biomedical Engineering Civil Engineering Computer Engineering - Cyber Security * Computer Science - Software Engineering * Data Science (interdisciplinary) Electrical Engineering Environmental Resources Engineering
Art History Ceramics Drawing Fashion Design Graphic Design Illustration Integrated Studio Arts Jewelry/Metals Music Music Education Painting Photography Printmaking Sculpture Textiles
Minor only Film & Media Studies Fine Arts
Pre-professional advising Pre-law Pre-med & pre-health (including pre-dental, pre-PT, pre-vet)
Mechanical Engineering - Manufacturing * Physics - Astronomy/Astrophysics *
*concentration/option Minor only Computer Game Design Environmental Physics Mobile Applications Development
Still can’t decide? You can apply to UMassD without declaring a major. Arts & Sciences Undeclared Business Undeclared Engineering Undeclared Studio Arts Undeclared
The bachelor’s and master’s degree programs in nursing and Doctor of Nursing Practice program at UMass Dartmouth are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. www.ccneaccreditation.org
Office of Admissions 285 Old Westport Road Dartmouth, MA 02747-2300 ph: 508.999.8605 • fx: 508.999.8755 email: firstname.lastname@example.org • umassd.edu
Welcome International students
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I am very pleased to welcome international students to the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth community. This is a rich learning and living environment where you will be encouraged and challenged by faculty and staff who are committed to your success.
UMass Dartmouth is one of the five campuses comprising the world-renowned University of Massachusetts. We offer the academic resources of a premier research university with a level of personalized teaching that is extraordinary. In addition to our intellectual capital, the University serves as a cultural, social, and economic catalyst in this region. U.S. News & World Report has ranked UMass Dartmouth as a Tier 1 National Research University.
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Our faculty are recognized nationally and internationally for their scholarly and creative work. These same faculty engage our undergraduate and graduate students in research activities and projects that develop both knowledge and critical leadership skills. We are committed to facilitating your learning experience and your professional success. I look forward to meeting you. Sincerely,
Mohammad Karim, Ph.D. Provost, UMass Dartmouth
Prepared for the Future
Academic excellence and a personalized educational experience are at the heart of UMass Dartmouth (UMassD). In the classrooms, in the laboratories, and in practice, our students are gaining the knowledge and skills that will prepare them to enter the workforce and contribute throughout their careers.
At UMass Dartmouth we prepare you for the real world by combining a world-class education with hands-on experiences. Research opportunities, internships, capstone projects, and communityservice learning give you the chance to put your classroom knowledge to work and gain practical skills. Our graduates find success and continue to grow through their careers.
Team projects and cutting-edge undergraduate research projects with faculty prepare our graduates for a global economy. We help students develop the critical thinking, communication, and leadership skills that are essential in any job. Students benefit from interacting with people from an array of disciplines.
Location Matters International Student & Scholar Center The International Student & Scholar Center is a valuable resource for international students. • F-1 and J-1 visa status advising • Workshops on U.S. employment processes • Student advising • International Student Orientation • Promotes cultural events
Intensive English Program UMass Dartmouth’s American Language and Cultures Institute (ALCI) intensive English program offers courses at all levels of English. The curriculum is designd to prepare you to communicate in English-speaking academic, social, and professional settings. Your preparation for classroom success includes intensive English/ESL study. Your ALCI peers come from across the United States and around the world. Together, you will have the opportunity to participate in University of Massachusetts Dartmouth clubs, organizations, and student life. Students may be required to complete English proficiency requirements before acceptance to UMass Dartmouth.
Career Placement Sites Accenture
Ranked #113 for top public
• Arts & Sciences
Intel Johnson & Johnson
schools among nationally
Brigham & Women’s Hospital (Boston)
• Nursing & Health Sciences • Visual & Performing Arts
Fidelity Investments Google
Oracle PricewaterhouseCoopers St. Jude Medical State Street Bank
features include kitchens and free laundry monitored by a mobile app.
• 21 kilometers from the beach • 48 kilometers from Providence, RI • 97 kilometers from Boston, MA
Our students will build an exciting new community while our campus transforms with a distinct look and vibrancy.
There is daily bus transportation to Boston directly from campus. Public transportation is available to Boston’s international airport.
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Living & Dining Construction on a new $134 million first-year residence and dining complex will open in Fall of 2020. Two residential buildings will be connected to a state-of-the-art dining facility and will house 1,210 students in fully-furnished single and double occupancy rooms. The complex includes computer lounges, maker spaces, performance practice areas, and classrooms along with plenty of outdoor gathering space and seating. Other
UMass Dartmouth: 1 University, 6 Colleges
UMass Dartmouth is located in a vibrant, coastal community:
ranked universities.” - U.S. News & World Report
UMassD has 74 percent of first-year students living on campus. Campus housing is plentiful and is available for the duration of your UMassD studies. There is one entry/exit for the campus and a fulltime UMass Dartmouth Police Department that supports students, faculty, and staff 24/7.
Activities on Campus Campus activities are held virtually every day and night of the academic year. From sports to visiting speakers and cultural celebrations, UMassD offers intellectual, social, cultural, and community service pursuits.
UMass Dartmouth International Brochure -2019-2020