UMass Dartmouth’s national ranking increases

Sep 18, 2023

UMass Dartmouth climbed up in the U.S. News and World Report’s newest national rankings. The university moved up 24 spots to rank 209 out of 436 national universities in the overall ranking, making it the thirteenth highest-ranked college in Massachusetts and the seventh highest-ranked public university in New England.

In addition, the university ranked 78 on social mobility, which ranks the university’s success at enrolling and graduating large proportions of disadvantaged students awarded with Pell Grants. 

The College of Nursing & Health Sciences nursing program climbed 41 spots, and the Charlton College of Business climbed nine spots.

UMass Dartmouth was the third highest-ranked university in Massachusetts and ranked 147 nationally on the Best Colleges for Veterans list.