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North Dartmouth, Massachusetts

UMass Dartmouth Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
77.5%
Admission Difficulty for University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsAverage
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into UMass Dartmouth and can I get accepted? The school has a 78% acceptance rate ranking it #53 in Massachusetts for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 6,744 out of 8,697 applicants were admitted making University of Massachusetts Dartmouth an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has average requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 59 percent. University of Massachusetts Dartmouth typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 21% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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UMass Dartmouth SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
990-1190
Applicants Submitting SAT
96%
SAT Scores for University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 490
SAT Math 25th 500
SAT Composite 25th 990
SAT Scores for University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 600
SAT Math 75th 590
SAT Composite 75th 1190
Average SAT Score 1090

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to University of Massachusetts Dartmouth?

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth typically requires applicants to be in the top 62 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 990 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 890. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1090 out of 1600. The school ranks #30 in Massachusetts for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 96 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

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Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1190 and Above Good >86%
1090 to 1190 Avg + 78%-86%
990 to 1090 Avg - 68%-78%
890 to 990 Reach 55%-68%
Less than 890 Low <55%
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UMass Dartmouth ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
19-26 
Applicants Submitting ACT
6%
ACT Scores for University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 20
ACT Math 25th 20
ACT Composite 25th 19
ACT Scores for University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 31
ACT Math 75th 26
ACT Composite 75th 26
Average ACT Score 22

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into UMass Dartmouth?

Admission data indicates that UMass Dartmouth regularly accepts students with ACT's of 19 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 56 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 26 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #34 in Massachusetts for highest average ACT composite score. 6 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Massachusetts Dartmouth.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
26 and Above Good >87%
22 to 26 Avg + 78%-87%
19 to 22 Avg - 69%-78%
16 to 19 Reach 59%-69%
Less than 16 Low <59%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.35
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need above average high school grades to get into University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of Massachusetts Dartmouth was 3.35 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #28 in Massachusetts for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.35 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as UMass Dartmouth accepts 78% of all applicants.

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Admission Statistics

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 4,521 4,176 8,697
Accepted 3,493 3,251 6,744
Acceptance Rate 77% 78% 78%
Enrolled 634 787 1,421
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 18% 24% 21%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to University of Massachusetts Dartmouth and what considerations affect admission decisions?

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=167987 IPEDS survey data for University of Massachusetts Dartmouth.

Frequently Asked Questions

96% of students submit their SAT scores to UMass Dartmouth. 6% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

78% of those who apply are granted admission to UMass Dartmouth. Admission competition is and the college has average admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 990 and 1190. 96% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 19 and 26. 6% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.