The University of Massachusetts (UMass) is a public institution in Dartmouth, Massachusetts and is a consortium of seven degree-granting colleges, a school, and an Honors College. These include Charlton College of Business, College of Arts and Sciences, College of Engineering, College of Nursing and Health Sciences, School for Marine Science and Technology, and College of Visual and Performing Arts and UMass Law.
The university is committed to creating new knowledge, promoting lifelong learning and global citizenship, with its faculty offering personalized teaching and pursuing innovative research. With research as its top priority, UMass has spent $29M in R&D so far, ensuring cutting-edge education and technology for students.
The Dartmouth campus of UMass traces its roots to 1895. In 2011, it became the first university in the world to launch a sustainability report that met Global Reporting Initiative’s (GRI) highest standards.
The university's 710-acre campus along the South Coast of Massachusetts features cutting-edge athletic facilities, significant open space with woods, ponds, trails, and a new campus quad. The campus is just 15 minutes away from the beach, 30 minutes from Cape Cod, less than an hour from downtown Boston, and 3 hours away from New York City, making it an ideal location for students to explore and learn.
UMass Dartmouth has 7,717 students with 59K alumni worldwide. It amasses several clubs and organizations to keep the students purposefully engaged. To name a few, there is French Language Club, Gaming Society, Graphic Design Club, and many others. An on-campus student-produced radio station is also present. Various sports at the campus include baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, ice hockey, lacrosse, soccer, swimming and diving, tennis, and track and field.