UMass Dartmouth is a public research university in the United States. The esteemed university has its roots in New Bedford Textile School and the Bradford Durfee Textile School in Fall River dating back to 1895. Spread over 710 acres, it is among the five campuses of the University of Massachusetts. UMass Dartmouth is a global center for advanced education, research, and innovation. It serves as an intellectual powerhouse that strides the socio-economical and sustainable development of the world.
The university offers undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs across disciplines. Besides, it offers various online programs. The different schools and colleges of UMass Dartmouth include School for Marine Science & Technology, Charlton College of Business, College of Arts & Sciences, College of Engineering, College of Nursing and health sciences, College of Visual & Performing Arts, and UMass Law. UMass Dartmouth has been recognized by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE).
All the programs offered at the university are laced with the updated syllabus as per the global benchmark. The programs offered at UMass Dartmouth are accredited by different recognition bodies, including the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET), National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD), American Bar Association (ABA) and Massachusetts Board of Higher Education.
The team of faculty members of UMass Dartmouth comprises experienced professors who got their education from some of the prestigious universities in the world. Presently, the university has around 8,513 students from 53 countries, and 402 full-time faculty members. Notably, 98% of the faculty members carry terminal degrees in their respective fields. Further, eminent scholars and professionals from the industry visit the campus for delivering their mentorship. Along with theory, a major emphasis is drawn on practical training. Skill development initiatives are taken at the university to make students adroit to leading-edge technologies.
UMass Dartmouth is a center for research and innovation. The university has wide collaborations with the industry for conducting research and development projects. UMass Dartmouth maintains world-class infrastructure offering an excellent learning experience. The campus boasts advanced laboratories, IT and computing labs, studios, libraries, and conference halls.
The university takes care of the physical as well as the mental well-being of students. There are state-of-the-art facilities for different sports, including football, soccer, baseball, basketball, tennis, track and field, golf, cross country, ice hockey, lacrosse, volleyball, and swimming at the campus. Also, there is a multi-specialty gymnasium at the campus keeping students stay fit. Besides athletics, UMass Dartmouth is a hub for cultural activities. Students showcase their talents in various extra-curricular events, including music fests, art expos, literary festivals, dance performances, and stage plays.