The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth has been educating students since 1895, and is part of the reputed ‘University of Massachusetts System’ that is ranked in the top 60 universities in the world by the Times Higher Education Rankings. The 9,000 students studying at UMass Dartmouth can choose from 88 degrees and over 100 student clubs and organizations. The 700 acre campus is located just one hour from the city of Boston and only thirty minutes from the historic and vibrant city of Providence, Rhode Island and is also close to the fantastic beaches of the East Coast. Within a mile of campus, you can find all the shopping you need at places like Walmart, Target or the Dartmouth Mall. There are also many of the famous USA chain-restaurants like TGIF, Applebees and as well as plenty of restaurants serving food from all over the world also very close to campus, along with several dining halls on-campus for students convenience.
Not only does the university have a US$20 million research enterprise, its Charlton College of Business is internationally accredited by the highly selective AACSB and ranks as one of the top 300 Business schools in the USA by the Princeton Review. The College of Engineering is internationally accredited by ABET and also ranked in the top 40 in the USA for undergraduate programs by the US News and World Report. US News and World Report also consistently ranks UMass Dartmouth as the top ‘regional’ university in New England. UMass Dartmouth is also the site for the UMass Law School, the first of any at a public university in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Dartmouth: Southern New England at its best
Situated between the Atlantic coastline and scenic forests, Dartmouth, Massachusetts, is a city with an active and diverse population. Rich in agricultural history, Dartmouth offers a serenity that is hard to find anywhere else. With major cities like Providence, Rhode Island half an hour away and Boston one hour away, you really have the best of both worlds — small-town comforts and big-city culture.
Dartmouth is an ideal place to challenge yourself, both academically and personally. For you, Dartmouth could be where it all begins.
Within a mile of campus, you’ll find everything you need from food to electronics at stores like Target, Wal-Mart and Stop & Shop. The Dartmouth Mall has 75 stores, including Macy’s and Old Navy, as well as a 12-screen movie theater. The town also features many of the famous US chain restaurants like TGIF and Applebee’s, as well as plenty of other restaurants serving food from all over the world.
Dartmouth is near some of the best beaches on the east coast. The closest beach is only a 15-minute drive away, which means you can enjoy the atmosphere and fun of a coastal town. The local area also offers many opportunities for outdoor activities like hiking, beach walking, whale watching, golf, ice hockey, mountain biking, sailing, and kayaking.