University of Massachusetts Lowell

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office
883 Broadway Street, Room 110
Lowell, MA 01854-5104
(978) 934-3931
(800) 410-4607
Fax: (978) 934-3086

Contact: Kerri Mead
Director Undergraduate Admissions
Main Address
One University Avenue
Lowell, MA 01854-2894
(978) 934-4000

www.uml.edu

Size
Total undergrads: 7,316
First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 1,528
Degree-seeking undergrads: 7,151
Graduate enrollment: 2,759

Setting
Urban setting
Small city (50,000 – 249,999)
Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Associate
Bachelor’s
Master’s
Doctoral

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $60

Online application fee: Reduced fee (not specified)
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 75%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 80%


College Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

American Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Arts – General B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Graphic Design B
Music – General Performance B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Business – General A
Business Administration/Management B
Entrepreneurial Studies B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B
Information Sciences/Systems A,B

Education

Health Teacher Education B
Music Teacher Education B

Engineering

Chemical Engineering B
Civil Engineering B
Electrical/Communications Engineering B
Mechanical Engineering B
Polymer/Plastics B

Engineering Technologies

Civil Engineering/Technology A,B
Electrical Engineering Technologies A,B
Industrial Technology B
Mechanical Engineering Technology A,C

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

Foreign Language & Literature – General B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Clinical Laboratory Science B
Nursing (RN) B

History

History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences B

Mathematics

Applied Mathematics B
Mathematics – General B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Physics B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Security & Protective Services

Law Enforcement Administration A,B

Social Sciences

Economics B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

University of Massachusetts-Lowell Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(978) 934-4000
Website:www.uml.edu
Type of School:4-year, Public
Apply Online:https://www.uml.edu/admissions/apply/default.aspx
Address:1 University Ave, Lowell, MA 01854-5104
Setting:21
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:17,849
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):54%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:17 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:12,270 (69% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$14,307
Out-of-state Tuition:$30,875
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:89%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$8,927

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

University of Massachusetts-Lowell Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at University of Massachusetts-Lowell.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences213
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services3113
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services61222
Education343
Engineering8688
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields7331
English Language and Literature/Letters21
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics3
Health Professions and Related Programs12693
History1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service4111
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Mathematics and Statistics221
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies421
Natural Resources and Conservation1
Philosophy and Religious Studies1
Physical Sciences1333
Psychology112
Social Sciences132
Visual and Performing Arts241
Grand total585434220

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at University of Massachusetts-Lowell.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services2112
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services5122
Education2
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields522
English Language and Literature/Letters21
Health Professions and Related Programs511
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service411
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Mathematics and Statistics12
Psychology11
Visual and Performing Arts1
Grand total264128

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at University of Massachusetts-Lowell and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$14,307
Out-of-state$30,875
Books and supplies$1,200

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$14,679
Out-of-state$26,228

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid1,41589%
Grant or scholarship aid1,21176%$8,927
Student loan aid1,06066%$7,222

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid7,43254%$7,806
Federal student loans7,31053%$7,105

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for University of Massachusetts-Lowell. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled University of Massachusetts-Lowell students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants11,3216,2155,106
Percent admitted100%62%59%
Percent admitted who enrolled15%17%13%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

University of Massachusetts-Lowell Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment17,849
Undergraduate enrollment13,637
Graduate enrollment4,212

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

University of Massachusetts-Lowell Accreditation

This institution is accredited by New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
    • Dietetics (DIET) - Coordinated Program in Dietetics
  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    • Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
    • Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

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