UMass Dartmouth - Rankings

The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth (UMass Dartmouth) is one of the leading public universities in New England.

UMass Dartmouth has the following Divisions: College of Arts and Sciences; Charlton College of Business; College of Engineering; College of Nursing; College of Visual and Performing Arts; School for Marine Science and Technology; School of Education, Public Policy and Civic Engagement; Professional and Continuing Education.

The College of Engineering consists of the following departments: Civil and Environmental Engineering, Computer and Information Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Materials and Textiles, Mechanical Engineering, and Physics.

The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. The UMass Dartmouth MBA program is AACSB-accredited, the highest international accreditation standard for schools of business. Other accreditations include: Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology; National League for Nursing Accreditation Commission; National Association of Schools of Art and Design; Massachusetts Department of Education.


- Ranked 82nd in Tier 1 in the category "Regional Universities (North)" by US News (2012).

- UMass Dartmouth received the highest ranking among New England public "master's" degree universities in U.S. News & World Report's 2010 edition of America's Best Colleges. The College of Engineering has been ranked among the nation's best undergraduate engineering programs.

- UMass Dartmouth Charlton College of Business is listed among the Princeton Review's "Best 282 Business Schools" (2007 edition).

- In the 2005 edition of U.S. News & World Report's America's Best Colleges, it is ranked along with "master's universities", retained its top 20 ranking (13th out of 76) among northern public institutions and is once again the only public New England institution in the top 20.

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