College Now Program

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
285 Old Westport Road
North Dartmouth, MA 02747

P: (508) 999-8747
F: (508) 999-9257

Director: Craig Elkins

Contact: Craig Elkins
P: (508) 999-8747
F: (508) 999-9257

College Now Program

Year Program started: 1968

Max. Participants/Year: 125

Application Deadline: February 26th

Program Timeframe: September - May

Academic Level Targeted: College

Racial/Ethnic Focus: Any racial/ethnic group

Type of Program: Career/academic planning, Counseling, Education

Program Attributes: Non-credit, Counseling provided, Mentors/advisors provided

Program Acceptance Requirements: area of residence (Massachusetts), disadvantaged status (no less than 55% low-income and/or first-generation college students ), no less than 50% ethnic minority, 20% ESL, and 8% students with disabilities

Primary Science Discipline(s) Targeted: N/A

Additional Comments: "College Now Program" offers a conditional acceptance to educationally disadvantaged students who reside in the state of Massachusetts. Students receive academic and personal support throughout their academic career.