Welcome to the International Pathway Program at UMass Dartmouth!
- Access to success: Our program is a starting point on your academic journey.
- We offer step-by-step support from application assistance, streamlining admissions, and pre-arrival support, to academic advisement and exploring campus life at UMassD through events and excursions.
- Once you are accepted to IPP, you are also conditionally accepted into the degree program of your choice and have full access to UMassD.
- You’ll receive guidance to ensure your academic success, receiving personal advisement to help you reach your goals.
- You’ll earn credits toward your degree during the pathway program.
- You are guaranteed admission to your program once your pathway is successfully completed.
Why UMass Dartmouth?
UMass Dartmouth is
- A world-class institution with over 125 years of educational experience and ranked as a top public university nationwide;
- Part of the UMass system ranked as the #59 in the nation and #2 in Massachusetts. According to U.S. News & World Report, UMass Dartmouth ranks as a top performer in social mobility, finishing ahead of 28 national universities in New England including MIT, Harvard, and Brown University;
- A National Research Institution recognized 6 years in a row as an institution offering undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral programs with a commitment to producing groundbreaking research;
- Success-driven with 96% of graduates either employed or in graduate school;
- An opportunity to study in diverse fields including 30+ graduate programs and 80+ undergraduate programs
UMass Dartmouth distinguishes itself as a vibrant, public research university dedicated to engaged learning and innovative research resulting in personal and lifelong student success. The University serves as an intellectual catalyst for economic, social, and cultural transformation on a global, national, and regional scale.
UMass Dartmouth will be a globally recognized premier research university committed to inclusion, access, advancement of knowledge, student success, and community engagement.
The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth has been accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) and the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education (CIHE) since 1963; this accreditation encompasses the entire institution.
As of August 1, 2018, CIHE-NEASC became an independent corporation called the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE). NECHE establishes and maintains high standards of educational excellence through self-evaluation and peer review. Institutions demonstrating that they meet these standards are accredited. NECHE is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.