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University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

College of Nursing

North Dartmouth, MA

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University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

Overview

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth / College of Nursing is located in North Dartmouth, MA.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 5
Doctoral Degrees 17

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Capstone project
Doctoral Degrees Project (for DNP); dissertation (for PhD)

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

51
Applied
48
Accepted
37
Enrolled
94%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 15th January 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Statement of purpose (minimum of 300 words), resume, 2 letters of recommendation, official transcripts, copy of RN license or license number
Doctoral Degree Requirements Statement of purpose (minimum of 300 words), resume, 3 letters of recommendation, official transcripts, copy of RN license, minimum 10-page scholarly writing sample (for PhD program only)

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 533
TOEFL IBT score: 72
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available

Student Body

112
Total Graduate Students
100%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
Not Reported
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.57%
Black or African American 10.71%
White or Caucasian 80%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 3.57%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 0.89%
Unknown 0.89%

Gender

Male (10%)
Female (89%)

Faculty

69
Total faculty
Full-time - 32
Part-time - 37
Male (1)
Female (68)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Disparities in health/healthcare, global community health, vulnerable populations, chronic illness, symptom management, living with traumatic spinal cord injury, nursing theory, symptom clusters in SCI, Family caregivers, nursing philosophy, chronic cardiac illness, self-care, health disparities
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
143,000

Location & Contact

Address 285 Old Westport Road
North Dartmouth, MA  02747-2300
United States
Contact June Horowitz
Associate Dean for Graduate Programs and Research
Email: jhorowitz@umassd.edu
Phone: 508-910-6487