University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth (UMass Dartmouth)

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UMass Dartmouth can be found in North Dartmouth, MA, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around nine thousand students enrolled each year at University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth.

Students can report either the SAT or ACT exam scores at University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth. A score within the range of 1420 - 1720 on the SAT exam, or 21 - 25 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among admitted students. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the UMass Dartmouth average GPA range for accepted students is around 3.13 - 3.38. 72% of all those who apply are granted admission to UMass Dartmouth, from which 25 percent choose to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall UMass Dartmouth Acceptance Rate - Fall 2012


The overall acceptance rate for University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth was reported as 72.1% in Fall 2012 with over 8,060 applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • UMass Dartmouth SAT Scores: 1420 - 1720
  • UMass Dartmouth ACT Scores: 21 - 25
  • UMass Dartmouth Average GPA: 3.13 - 3.38

How Hard Is It to Get into University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of UMass Dartmouth is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2020 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2020-2021 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for UMass Dartmouth has been on an upward trend when compared to previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2008-2009: 64.6%
  • 2009-2010: 68.2%
  • 2010-2011: 71.1%
  • 2011-2012: 70.0%
  • 2012-2013: 72.1%
  • Projected UMass Dartmouth Acceptance Rate 2020-2021: 70.4%

How Does UMass Dartmouth Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth is thirty percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Roger Williams University81.0%
Salve Regina University67.1%
Massachusetts Maritime Academy77.3%
Brown University9.2%
Rhode Island School of Design27.3%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2012)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to UMass Dartmouth (Fall 2012)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading470 - 570
Math490 - 590
Writing460 - 560
Total Score1420 - 1720
ACT®Score Range
English0 - 0
Math0 - 0
Composite Score21 - 25
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