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University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

Graduate School

North Dartmouth, MA

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Overview

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth / Graduate School is located in North Dartmouth, MA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
(Post-Master's Certificate)
Doctor of Education (Ed D)
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
(Graduate Certificate)
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)
Master of Art Education (MAE)
Master of Public Policy (MPP)
Master of Arts (MA)
Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
Master of Science (MS)
Juris Doctor (JD)
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
(Postbaccalaureate Certificate)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Professional Science Master's (PSM)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 403
Doctoral Degrees 95
Other Advanced Degrees 42

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, thesis or project
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam LSAT (for JD), GRE, GMAT
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,855
Applied
1,252
Accepted
551
Enrolled
67%

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, official transcripts, letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam LSAT (for JD), GRE, GMAT
Doctoral Degree Requirements Statement of purpose (minimum of 300 words), resume, official transcripts, 3 letters of recommendation
Additional Entrance Requirements Statement of purpose (minimum of 300 words), resume, official transcripts, letters of recommendation

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

1,525
Total Graduate Students
21%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.3%
Black or African American 4.79%
White or Caucasian 59%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.13%
Asian 3.87%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.07%
Two or more races 3.02%
Unknown 1.7%

Gender

Male (46%)
Female (53%)

Faculty

434
Total faculty
Full-time - 306
Part-time - 128
Male (220)
Female (214)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Effects of managerial behavior, asset pricing, social media marketing, computational partial differential equations, data mining, mechanisms of cell polarization, cellular antioxidant chemistry, learning Portuguese as a heritage language, digital literacies, cognitive development, environmental justice, urban education, global governance, global community health, chronic illness, nursing theory, creative art, painting, figurative sculpture, atmospheric CO2 concentration, air sea interaction
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
25,254,000

Location & Contact

Address 285 Old Westport Road
North Dartmouth, MA  02747-2300
United States
Contact Scott Webster
Director of Graduate Studies and Admissions
Email: graduate@umassd.edu
Phone: 508-999-8202
Fax: 508-999-8183

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