The Student Achievement Measure is supported by six sponsoring associations, working together to provide a more comprehensive and accurate picture of student progress and completion as students move across institutions and state boundaries.

University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth

UMass Dartmouth distinguishes itself as a vibrant public university actively engaged in personalized teaching and innovative research, and acting as an intellectual catalyst for regional economic, social, and cultural development. With dozens of major subject areas leading to 52 bachelor's, 32 master’s, and 12 doctoral programs, (including the Juris Doctor), UMass Dartmouth offers a diverse array of world-class educational opportunities for full- and part-time students through the College of Arts and Sciences, the Charlton College of Business, the College of Engineering, the College of Nursing, the College of Visual and Performing Arts, the School for Marine Science and Technology, the School of Education, and the UMass School of Law. The University has been nationally recognized for its long-standing commitment to community service and service learning. The main campus, designed by the eminent architect Paul Rudolph, is located on 710 acres in Dartmouth and is approximately 60 miles south of Boston and 30 miles east of Providence, Rhode Island. Other campus sites include the School for Marine Science and Technology on the waterfront in New Bedford, the Star Store Center for the Arts in New Bedford, and the Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship in Fall River, a state-of-the-art technology facility for small business incubation and research.
First-Time Full-Time

First-Time Full-Time Students Starting Fall 2009

Number of students: 1,780

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43%
16%
3%
9%
29%
WITHIN 6 YEARS
40%
14%
10%
11%
25%
WITHIN 5 YEARS
28%
8%
27%
18%
19%
WITHIN 4 YEARS
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Graduated: Reporting institution
Transferred & Graduated: Other Institution
Enrolled: Reporting institution
Transferred & Enrolled: Other Institution
Current Status Unknown

The SAM Full-time Bachelor's Degree model tracks a group of students who started a bachelor's degree program at University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth in the Fall of 2009. The students' progress toward a degree is reported within 4, 5, and 6 years. The same group of students is included in the results for every year.

The sections of the SAM chart represent the proportion of students in the original group with the following five outcomes.

  • Students who started at and graduated from University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth are represented by the darker purple bar with the solid black bar underneath (). (This section of the chart Within 6 Years is approximately the same as the federal graduation rate, but it may differ slightly for each institution.)
  • Students who started at University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth and then transferred to and graduated from another institution are represented by the lighter purple bar with the white stripe underneath ()
  • Students who started at and are still enrolled at University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth are represented by the darker aqua bar with two white stripes underneath ().
  • Students who started at University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth and then transferred to and are still enrolled at another institution are represented by the lighter aqua bar with the bottom white stripe ().
  • Students from the original group whose status is unknown are represented by the green bar with the top white stripe (). These students may have graduated or still be enrolled somewhere, but their status could not be determined conclusively.

University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth | Bachelor's Seeking Model - First-Time Full-Time

OUTCOMES FOR STUDENT STARTING AT
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS-DARTMOUTH IN FALL 2009 BY SUMMER 2015
 
2009-10
 
2010-11
 
2011-12
WITHIN 4 YEARS
2012-13
WITHIN 5 YEARS
2013-14
WITHIN 6 YEARS
2014-15
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Bachelor's degree from University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth 0% 0% 0% 28% 40% 43%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
= Total Graduated from University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth 0% 0% 0% 28% 40% 43%
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Bachelor's degree from another institution 0% 0% 0% 6% 11% 14%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from another institution 0% 0% 1% 2% 3% 2%
= Total Graduated from another institution 0% 0% 1% 8% 14% 16%
Enrolled at University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth 98% 69% 58% 27% 10% 3%
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Enrolled at another 4-year institution 0% 13% 16% 11% 6% 5%
+ Enrolled at another 2-year institution 0% 8% 8% 7% 5% 4%
= Total Transferred and enrolled
at another institution
0% 21% 24% 18% 11% 9%
Current Status Unknown 2% 10% 17% 19% 25% 29%
Full-Time Transfer

Full-Time Transfer Students Starting Fall 2009

Number of students: 424

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52%
11%
3%
7%
27%
WITHIN 6 YEARS
47%
8%
14%
10%
21%
WITHIN 4 YEARS
13%
63%
13%
11%
WITHIN 2 YEARS
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Graduated: Reporting institution
Transferred & Graduated: Other Institution
Enrolled: Reporting institution
Transferred & Enrolled: Other Institution
Current Status Unknown

The SAM Full-time Bachelor's Degree model tracks a group of students who started a bachelor's degree program at University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth in the Fall of 2009. The students' progress toward a degree is reported within 4, 5, and 6 years. The same group of students is included in the results for every year.

The sections of the SAM chart represent the proportion of students in the original group with the following five outcomes.

  • Students who started at and graduated from University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth are represented by the darker purple bar with the solid black bar underneath (). (This section of the chart Within 6 Years is approximately the same as the federal graduation rate, but it may differ slightly for each institution.)
  • Students who started at University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth and then transferred to and graduated from another institution are represented by the lighter purple bar with the white stripe underneath ()
  • Students who started at and are still enrolled at University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth are represented by the darker aqua bar with two white stripes underneath ().
  • Students who started at University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth and then transferred to and are still enrolled at another institution are represented by the lighter aqua bar with the bottom white stripe ().
  • Students from the original group whose status is unknown are represented by the green bar with the top white stripe (). These students may have graduated or still be enrolled somewhere, but their status could not be determined conclusively.

University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth | Bachelor's Seeking Model - Full-Time Transfer

OUTCOMES FOR STUDENT STARTING AT
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS-DARTMOUTH IN FALL 2009 BY SUMMER 2015
 
2009-10
WITHIN 2 YEARS
2010-11
 
2011-12
WITHIN 4 YEARS
2012-13
 
2013-14
WITHIN 6 YEARS
2014-15
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Bachelor's degree from University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth 0% 13% 33% 47% 50% 52%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
= Total Graduated from University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth 0% 13% 33% 47% 50% 52%
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Bachelor's degree from another institution 0% 0% 2% 5% 7% 8%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from another institution 2% 0% 1% 3% 4% 3%
= Total Graduated from another institution 2% 0% 3% 8% 11% 11%
Enrolled at University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth 97% 63% 32% 14% 7% 3%
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Enrolled at another 4-year institution 0% 8% 9% 7% 5% 4%
+ Enrolled at another 2-year institution 0% 5% 5% 3% 3% 3%
= Total Transferred and enrolled
at another institution
0% 13% 14% 10% 8% 7%
Current Status Unknown 1% 11% 18% 21% 24% 27%
First-Time Part-Time

First-Time Part-Time Students Starting Fall 2005

Number of students: 11

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9%
36%
55%
WITHIN 10 YEARS
9%
27%
18%
46%
WITHIN 8 YEARS
9%
18%
18%
55%
WITHIN 6 YEARS
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Graduated: Reporting institution
Transferred & Graduated: Other Institution
Enrolled: Reporting institution
Transferred & Enrolled: Other Institution
Current Status Unknown

The SAM Full-time Bachelor's Degree model tracks a group of students who started a bachelor's degree program at University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth in the Fall of 2005. The students' progress toward a degree is reported within 4, 5, and 6 years. The same group of students is included in the results for every year.

The sections of the SAM chart represent the proportion of students in the original group with the following five outcomes.

  • Students who started at and graduated from University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth are represented by the darker purple bar with the solid black bar underneath (). (This section of the chart Within 6 Years is approximately the same as the federal graduation rate, but it may differ slightly for each institution.)
  • Students who started at University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth and then transferred to and graduated from another institution are represented by the lighter purple bar with the white stripe underneath ()
  • Students who started at and are still enrolled at University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth are represented by the darker aqua bar with two white stripes underneath ().
  • Students who started at University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth and then transferred to and are still enrolled at another institution are represented by the lighter aqua bar with the bottom white stripe ().
  • Students from the original group whose status is unknown are represented by the green bar with the top white stripe (). These students may have graduated or still be enrolled somewhere, but their status could not be determined conclusively.

University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth | Bachelor's Seeking Model - First-Time Part-Time

OUTCOMES FOR STUDENT STARTING AT
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS-DARTMOUTH IN FALL 2005 BY SUMMER 2015
 
2005-06
 
2006-07
 
2007-08
 
2008-09
 
2009-10
WITHIN 6 YEARS
2010-11
 
2011-12
WITHIN 8 YEARS
2012-13
 
2013-14
WITHIN 10 YEARS
2014-15
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Bachelor's degree from University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth 0% 0% 0% 0% 9% 9% 9% 9% 9% 9%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
= Total Graduated from University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth 0% 0% 0% 0% 9% 9% 9% 9% 9% 9%
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Bachelor's degree from another institution 0% 0% 0% 9% 18% 18% 18% 27% 36% 36%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from another institution 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
= Total Graduated from another institution 0% 0% 0% 9% 18% 18% 18% 27% 36% 36%
Enrolled at University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth 100% 36% 36% 27% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
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Enrolled at another 4-year institution 0% 18% 27% 18% 9% 9% 18% 9% 0% 0%
+ Enrolled at another 2-year institution 0% 27% 0% 0% 9% 9% 0% 9% 0% 0%
= Total Transferred and enrolled
at another institution
0% 45% 27% 18% 18% 18% 18% 18% 0% 0%
Current Status Unknown 0% 19% 37% 46% 55% 55% 55% 46% 55% 55%
Part-Time Transfer

Part-Time Transfer Students Starting Fall 2005

Number of students: 109

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36%
20%
2%
7%
35%
WITHIN 10 YEARS
35%
16%
3%
11%
35%
WITHIN 8 YEARS
34%
11%
6%
12%
37%
WITHIN 6 YEARS
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Graduated: Reporting institution
Transferred & Graduated: Other Institution
Enrolled: Reporting institution
Transferred & Enrolled: Other Institution
Current Status Unknown

The SAM Full-time Bachelor's Degree model tracks a group of students who started a bachelor's degree program at University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth in the Fall of 2005. The students' progress toward a degree is reported within 4, 5, and 6 years. The same group of students is included in the results for every year.

The sections of the SAM chart represent the proportion of students in the original group with the following five outcomes.

  • Students who started at and graduated from University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth are represented by the darker purple bar with the solid black bar underneath (). (This section of the chart Within 6 Years is approximately the same as the federal graduation rate, but it may differ slightly for each institution.)
  • Students who started at University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth and then transferred to and graduated from another institution are represented by the lighter purple bar with the white stripe underneath ()
  • Students who started at and are still enrolled at University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth are represented by the darker aqua bar with two white stripes underneath ().
  • Students who started at University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth and then transferred to and are still enrolled at another institution are represented by the lighter aqua bar with the bottom white stripe ().
  • Students from the original group whose status is unknown are represented by the green bar with the top white stripe (). These students may have graduated or still be enrolled somewhere, but their status could not be determined conclusively.

University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth | Bachelor's Seeking Model - Part-Time Transfer

OUTCOMES FOR STUDENT STARTING AT
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS-DARTMOUTH IN FALL 2005 BY SUMMER 2015
 
2005-06
 
2006-07
 
2007-08
 
2008-09
 
2009-10
WITHIN 6 YEARS
2010-11
 
2011-12
WITHIN 8 YEARS
2012-13
 
2013-14
WITHIN 10 YEARS
2014-15
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Bachelor's degree from University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth 0% 7% 18% 28% 30% 34% 34% 35% 36% 36%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
= Total Graduated from University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth 0% 7% 18% 28% 30% 34% 34% 35% 36% 36%
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Bachelor's degree from another institution 0% 0% 2% 2% 5% 6% 8% 10% 13% 14%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from another institution 2% 3% 1% 2% 3% 5% 6% 6% 6% 6%
= Total Graduated from another institution 2% 3% 3% 4% 8% 11% 14% 16% 19% 20%
Enrolled at University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth 95% 57% 35% 17% 9% 6% 3% 3% 3% 2%
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Enrolled at another 4-year institution 1% 6% 6% 7% 4% 6% 7% 6% 5% 3%
+ Enrolled at another 2-year institution 0% 0% 3% 2% 6% 6% 6% 5% 3% 4%
= Total Transferred and enrolled
at another institution
1% 6% 9% 9% 10% 12% 13% 11% 8% 7%
Current Status Unknown 2% 27% 35% 42% 43% 37% 36% 35% 34% 35%