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University of Massachusetts Dartmouth - 2016

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College Description

Engineering College Description and Special Characteristics

The College of Engineering emphasizes personalized undergraduate and graduate education in the setting of a small yet diversified university. The distinctive 700 acre suburban campus includes residence halls for 4500 students. Engineering laboratory facilities are modern and equipment is state-of-the-art and feature a cross-disciplinary IDEA Studio invention space. Engineering freshmen need not declare a major at the time of admission. Any of the seven majors may be selected at any time during the freshman year. Freshman with strong high school preparation can complete the B.S. program in 4 years. For a variety of reasons some students choose to extend their programs over 4 1/2 years or 5 years. Such an extension provides more time for in-depth study, part-time employment or active participation in student organizations or athletics. Many of the engineering majors offer a combined B.S./M.S. option, honors program, undergraduate research and co-operative education experience. An interdisciplinary Ph.D. program in Engineering and Applied Science provides wide-ranging opportunities for graduate study.