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The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

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1st Year Male -- Class 2017
Education Quality: A-, University Resource Use/ spending: F
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UMass Dartmouth is the worst school in allEnglish
UMass Dartmouth is the worst school in all of southeastern Mass. The college is crumbling; it's literally falling apart. Buildings leak, linoleum is lifting off the floors, desks are broken. It's a disaster.

There is no academic rigor at the school, especially in the English department and program. They literally let ANYONE enroll and push them along until they drop out or flunk out in higher level courses.

Faculty is more than 80% part timers who are working at other schools or jobs because they don't hire full timers. The full timers they do hire are not interested in student success, only their own retirement.

The school is tired and lacking direction. Students can get a much better education and experience if they drive 30 minutes north to Bridgewater State University. I've studied at both and BSU is leaps and bounds ahead of UMD.UMD will take your money and leave you floundering. I wish I had never gone there.

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UMass Dartmouth is definitely what you make outBrightFinance
UMass Dartmouth is definitely what you make out of it. At the beginning I hated it, but then I saw how unlike big schools, UMD is the perfect size. You won't feel like a number, but it is not extremely small either. The professor of my biggest lecture knows me and says hi every time she sees me. I feel like it is easy to make connections with the faculty.

The campus is not that beautiful, but setting your priorities to how pretty the campus is when deciding what college to go to, is probably not the best idea.

Freshman dorms are being renovated, so do your homework and pick the ones that are already renovated. They are extremely nice compared to the ones that are not!

The food is terrible, but they try their best to improve it.
Overall, UMD improves all the time. The chancellor wants to improve the school for everybody's experience. It is not perfect, but we do NOT live in a utopian society and nothing is perfect. It is a cheap school and you can get a great education if you pick the right professors. If you can go to your dream school go ahead, but if not UMD is a good back-up!

1st Year Male -- Class 2017
Individual Value: A+, Campus Maintenance: C-
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