The College of Engineering at University of Massachusetts–Dartmouth

Engineering School Admissions


Director of admissions Scott Webster
Application deadline (U.S. residents) February 15
Application fee (U.S. residents) $50
Application deadline (international students) N/A
Application fee (international students) $50

The College of Engineering at University of Massachusetts--Dartmouth

Admissions Statistics

Total applicants (master’s and Ph.D.) 284
Total acceptances (master’s and Ph.D.) 220
Overall acceptance rate 77.5% – High

Master’s Program Entering Class GPA and GRE Scores

Average undergraduate GPA 3.30
Average GRE 339 verbal
676 quantitative
2.94 analytical writing

Doctoral Program Entering Class GPA and GRE Scores

Average undergraduate GPA 3.10
Average GRE 560 verbal
765 quantitative
3.72 analytical writing
TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required 550 paper test
79 internet-based test

Department Contacts

Aerospace engineering N/A
Biological/Agricultural engineering N/A
Architecture N/A
Biomedical engineering http:/​/​www.​umassd.​edu/​catalog/​graduate
(508) 910-6572
[email protected]
Chemical engineering N/A
Civil engineering http:/​/​www.​umassd.​edu/​catalog/​graduate
(508) 999-8481
[email protected]
Computer engineering http:/​/​www.​umassd.​edu/​catalog/​graduate
(508) 999-8434
[email protected]
Computer science http:/​/​www.​umassd.​edu/​catalog/​graduate
(508) 999-8294
[email protected]
Electrical engineering http:/​/​www.​umassd.​edu/​catalog/​graduate
(508) 999-8434
[email protected]
Engineering management N/A
Engineering science and engineering physics N/A
Environmental engineering N/A
Industrial engineering N/A
Materials engineering http:/​/​www.​umassd.​edu/​catalog/​graduate
(508) 999-9147
[email protected]
Mechanical engineering http:/​/​www.​umassd.​edu/​catalog/​graduate
(508) 999-8498
[email protected]
Mining N/A
Nuclear engineering N/A
Petroleum engineering N/A
Other engineering programs http:/​/​www.​umassd.​edu/​catalog/​graduate
(508) 999-8604
[email protected]

Engineering School Academics


Total graduate engineering enrollment 238
Master’s (full-time) 85
Master’s (part-time) 92
Ph.D. (full-time) 32
Ph.D. (part-time) 29

Graduates (2011)

Total graduates 66
Total master’s graduates 62
International master’s graduates 75.8%
Minority master’s graduates 1.6%
Female master’s graduates 22.6%
Total Ph.D. graduates 4
International Ph.D. graduates 50.0%
Minority Ph.D. graduates 25.0%
Female Ph.D. graduates 25.0%


100.0 percent of students reported specialty information. Totals may exceed 100% due to students with multiple specialities.

Program Faculty Student Specialization
Biomedical 37 13.9%
Civil 11 9.2%
Computer engineering 19 10.9%
Computer science 10 22.7%
Electrical 19 26.1%
Materials 5 2.5%
Mechanical 12 14.7%

Faculty (2011-2012)

Full-time faculty 47
Part-time faculty 11
Full-time faculty elected to the National Academy of Engineering 0

Research (2010-2011)

Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year) $2,660,231
Full-time faculty engaged in engineering-related research during 2010-2011 academic year 41

Engineering School Ranking

Rank Not Published Best Engineering Schools

Engineering Ranking Scores

Score N/A
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 2.1
Recruiter assessment score (out of 5) 2.8
Overall acceptance rate 77.5% – High
Average GRE quantitative score (master’s and Ph.D. students) 698
Ph.D. student/faculty ratio 0.7:1 – Low
Ph.D.s granted 4
Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year) $2,660,231
Research expenditures per faculty member $61,865
Faculty membership in National Academy of Engineering 0.0%
Total graduate engineering enrollment 238

Engineering School Student Body

Student Body (Overall)

Total graduate engineering enrollment 238

Student Body (Full-time)

Enrollment (full-time) 117
Minority students 5.1%
International students 69.2%

Student Body (Part-time)

Enrollment (part-time) 121
Minority students 8.3%
International students 36.4%

Engineering School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director Bruce Palmer
Financial aid phone (508) 999-8632


Full-time: $12,381 per year (in-state)
Full-time: $21,952 per year (out-of-state)
Part-time: $516 per credit (in-state)
Part-time: $915 per credit (out-of-state)
Required fees N/A
Room and board $10,178
Books and supplies $1,200
Miscellaneous expenses $1,712

Financial Aid Availability

Fellowships 0
Teaching assistants 34
Research assistants 44
Other appointments 0

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