University of Massachusetts – Lowell

1 University Ave, Lowell, MA

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University of Massachusetts - Lowell provides a variety of educational opportunities for students to assist them in their growth and development. The school is located in Lowell, MA and publically funded. Enrollment at UMass exceeds 15,000 yearly.

A list of some of the more popular programs offered are:

  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Security And Protective Services
  • Computer And Information Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences

To be considered for admissions, applicants may be asked to fill out an application, write a personal statement, and submit any transcripts or test scores, which are then evaluated by the admissions office. Most students accepted to this school earn an SAT score within the range of 1000 - 1210, or an ACT score between 21 - 26. 64% of those who apply are admitted to this school, of which 29% choose to attend. More information from the admissions office can be found at

The tuition at UMass varies based on the state of residence of the student. In-state residents pay close to $12,000 per year, while out-of-state residents are charged $26,000 for the year. Housing may be available for students that would like to live on-campus at an estimated cost of $7,000 for the year. Students enrolled at this school may be eligible for aid which is generally scholarships, grants, and loans.

The UMass "River Hawks" compete in a number of intercollegiate sports through participation in the NCAA. Athletic programs that are available include:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division II)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division II)
  • Track & Field (NCAA Division II)

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Admission Requirements & Details

The admission details below may give an overview of the candidates University of Massachusetts – Lowell accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

Total enrollment at University of Massachusetts – Lowell is around 18,000 students, with undergraduate students making up about 77% of the total student population and graduate students making up the rest.


Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $17,000. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. There is also a $60 application fee for students applying to the school. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition estimates are:
    • In-State: $1,500-$1,700
    • Out-of-State: $8,600-$10,280
  • Part-time students are charged:
    • State Residents: $560-$670 per credit unit
    • Nonresidents: $1,200-$1,500 per credit unit

Financial Aid Details

The financial aid table below details the types of financial aid, along with the percent of students receiving aid, and on average the amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid91%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships76%$8,714
Receiving Student Loans71%$7,353

Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To support students and graduates, University of Massachusetts – Lowell may provide services to students like those listed below:

  • Distance learning
  • Career path counseling
  • Work study style employment
  • Helping students find work after graduation

Graduation Rates

University of Massachusetts – Lowell has an overall graduation rate which is around 54%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years28%
Graduating in 5 Years19%
Graduating in 6 Years7%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Art and Design Program
  • Music Program (more info)
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program (more info)
  • Nursing (MSN, DSN) Program (more info)
  • Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program

Intercollegiate Athletics

University of Massachusetts – Lowell is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NCAA Division II (without football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (America East)
  • Basketball (America East)
  • Track and Field (America East)
  • Field Hockey
  • Golf
  • Ice Hockey
  • Rowing
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Volleyball

Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Computer and Information Sciences



Engineering Technology

English Language and Literature

Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions


Interdisciplinary Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Natural Resources and Conservation

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Physical Sciences


Security and Protective Services

Social Sciences

Visual and Performing Arts

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