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University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

College of Visual and Performing Arts

North Dartmouth, MA

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University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

Overview

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth / College of Visual and Performing Arts is located in North Dartmouth, MA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Art Education (MAE)
(Postbaccalaureate Certificate)
Master of Fine Arts (MFA)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 15
Other Advanced Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

78
Applied
47
Accepted
23
Enrolled
60%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Statement of purpose (minimum of 300 words), resume, 2 letters of recommendation, official transcripts, portfolio (20 images representing applicant's art work, process of thinking, implementation of concepts and studio production)
Additional Entrance Requirements Statement of purpose (minimum of 300 words), resume, 3 letters of recommendation, official transcripts, portfolio (10 images representing applicant's art work, process of thinking, implementation of concepts and studio production)

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 Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

65
Total Graduate Students
56%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
43%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.69%
Black or African American 1.54%
White or Caucasian 70%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 4.62%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.54%
Unknown 1.54%

Gender

Male (30%)
Female (69%)

Faculty

39
Total faculty
Full-time - 34
Part-time - 5
Male (18)
Female (21)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Post modern aesthetics, digital analog discourses, creative art, fabrication of jewelry, Web design, multimedia design, painting, figurative sculpture
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
27,000

Location & Contact

Address 285 Old Westport Road
North Dartmouth, MA  02747-2300
United States
Contact David Klamen
Dean, College of Visual and Performing Arts
Email: dklamen@umassd.edu
Phone: 508-999-9286