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2021-2022 UMass Dartmouth Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 UMass Dartmouth Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]


University of Massachusetts Dartmouth is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE) https://www.neche.org/, which accredits schools and colleges in the six New England states. The Commission is recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education as a reliable authority on the quality of education for the institutions it accredits. Membership in the association indicates that the institution has been carefully evaluated and found to meet standards agreed upon by qualified educators. Many specific programs are also accredited by professional or educational associations, as stated in the college and departmental sections of this publication.

Some academic fields have specific accrediting agencies which review and accredit academic programs, in addition to regional accreditation. These agencies accredit programs at either the undergraduate level only, or at all levels of study.  The following UMass Dartmouth programs have earned such accreditation:

Art + Design, Art Education, Art History, Artisanry, Fine Arts and Visual Design

National Association of Schools of Arts and Design (NASAD)

Interior Architecture + Design

Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA)
Chemistry (BS level) American Chemical Society (ACS)
Bioengineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering (BS levels)
Engineering Accreditation Commission of (ABET)
Computer Science (BS level)
Computing Accreditation Commission of (ABET)
American Bar Association (ABA)
MBA, Accounting, Finance, General Business, Healthcare Management, Management Information Systems, Management, Marketing, Operations Management and Technology Management
Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
(AACSB International)

Medical Laboratory Science - Clinical

National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS)


Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

Master of Art in Teaching, Art Education, Teacher Certification programs including Music Education

Commonwealth of Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (ESE)

UMass Dartmouth’s External Identification Numbers

College Board   3786
FAFSA   002210
FICE   002210
Federal EIN   04-3167352

DUNS (Dunn & Bradstreet) 

Carnegie Classification
Doctoral University Higher Research Activity (R2)