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The Plus Program: Bristol + UMassD ensures your successful transition from Bristol to UMassD, and provides distinct UMassD advantages while you attend Bristol.

Earn your associate degree from Bristol, then earn your BA, BS, or BFA from UMass Dartmouth, a national research university that opens a world of exploration and discovery.

Visit UMass Dartmouth's Plus Program page for more information.


From the college presidents

UMass Dartmouth and Bristol Presidents

“The Bristol + UMassD program is the latest extension of our mission to bridge access to critical education in our communities. The innovative collaboration combines the specialized resources of both institutions, creating a rich college experience, while also streamlining the transition to a bachelor degree.”
Bristol President Laura L. Douglas, Ph.D.

“This innovative collaboration advances our goal to increase educational attainment across the region. Together, Bristol Community College and UMass Dartmouth are equipping students with the adaptable skillset and agile mindset required to succeed in a rapidly evolving economy.”
UMass Dartmouth Chancellor Robert E. Johnson

For more information about the Bristol + UMassD program please contact the Bristol Office of Transfer Affairs at 774.357.2234 or email