Tuition & Fees

$15,180

$32,827

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
8%
600-699
49%
500-599
42%
400-499
1%
700-800
12%
600-699
49%
500-599
38%
400-499
1%
700-800
2%
600-699
22%
500-599
52%
400-499
23%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
30-36
21%
24-29
41%
18-23
34%
12-17
4%
30-36
18%
24-29
64%
18-23
17%
12-17
1%
30-36
22%
24-29
55%
18-23
22%
12-17
1%
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undergraduateRatios

62%

male

38%

female

1

teacher

17

students

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Moderately Selective

68%

acceptance rate

Accepted 7,636
Declined + 3,477
Total Received 11,113
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Public

14,013

undergraduate students

4,303

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Criminal Justice
  3. Information Technology
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Codes

SAT 3911
ACT 1854

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Location

School Facts

University of Massachusetts Lowell is a comprehensive, public, national research university. Its 142-acre campus is located along the banks of the Merrimack River in the culturally rich city of Lowell, 25 miles north of Boston.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 18,316
Established in 1894
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  NAACLS (National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences)
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  NEASC (New England Assn. of Schools and Colleges)
•  NEHSPAC (National Environmental Health Science & Protection Accreditation Council)

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Lowell, MA

Two major campuses of 142 acres in Lowell (population: 111,346), 25 miles north of Boston. Served by bus; major airport, bus, and train serve Boston. School operates transportation around campus. Public transportation serves campus.

University of Massachusetts Lowell
1 University Avenue
Lowell, MA 01854-2882

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
32%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
79%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
21%
Top 1/4
52%
Top 1/2
87%
Bottom 1/2
13%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
8%
600-699
49%
500-599
42%
400-499
1%
700-800
12%
600-699
49%
500-599
38%
400-499
1%
700-800
2%
600-699
22%
500-599
52%
400-499
23%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
30-36
21%
24-29
41%
18-23
34%
12-17
4%
30-36
18%
24-29
64%
18-23
17%
12-17
1%
30-36
22%
24-29
55%
18-23
22%
12-17
1%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $60
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline November 1 (priority deadline)
February 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 1
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required of some

Moderately Selective

68%

acceptance rate

Accepted 7,636
Declined + 3,477
Total Received 11,113

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Recommendations
Standardized test scores

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Class rank
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Interview
Religious affiliation/commitment

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Admissions Contact

Kerri Johnston
Associate Dean of Enrollment/Director of Undergraduate Admissions
P: 978 934-3931
F: 978 934-3086
admissions@uml.edu

Financial Aid

89%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$15,884

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $15,180
Room $8,400
Board $4,348
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $29,128
Average Financial Aid - $15,884
Total with Avg. Aid $13,244
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 978 934-2000
F: 978 934-2041
thesolutioncenter@uml.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Joyce McLaughlin
Associate Dean of Enrollment and Director of Financial Aid
joyce_mclaughlin@uml.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
field hockey
ice hockey
lacrosse
soccer
softball
track (outdoor)
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

Badminton, Ballroom Dance, Baseball, Basketball, Billiards, Brazilian Jujitsu, Breakers, Cheerleading, Cricket, Cycling, Dance, Diving, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Protohype, Quidditch, Racquetball, Rowing, Rugby, Skiing, Snowboarding, Soccer, Softball, Step Team, Surfing, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis, Track And Field, Ultimate Frisbee, Underwater Hockey, Urban Choreography, Volleyball

Club Sports - Women's

Badminton, Ballroom Dance, Basketball, Billiards, Brazilian Jujitsu, Breakers, Cheerleading, Cycling, Dance, Diving, Field Hockey, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Protohype, Quidditch, Racquetball, Rowing, Rugby, Skiing, Snowboarding, Soccer, Softball, Step Team, Surfing, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis, Track And Field, Ultimate Frisbee, Underwater Hockey, Volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

5k Road Race, Badminton, Basketball, Billiards, Broomball, Corn Hole, Dodgeball, Flag Football, Floor Hockey, Ice Hockey, Kan Jam, Kickball, Ladder Golf, Powderpuff Flag Football, Racquetball, Soccer (indoor/outdoor), Softball, Squash, Step Team, Street Hockey, Table Tennis, Triathlon, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Walleyball, Wiffle Ball

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Athletic Directors

Dana Skinner (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Sandra Niedergall (women's)
Senior Associate Athletic Director/swa
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
America East, Hockey East Association
Mascot
River Hawks
School colors
blue, red, and white

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
American Studies
Applied Mathematics
Applied Psychology/Prevention Science
Art
Autism Studies
Biological Science
Biological Sciences
Biomedical Engineering
Biomedical Engineering/Biotechnology
Business Administration
Business Administration/Accounting
Business Administration/Entrepreneurship
Business Administration/Finance
Business Administration/Information Systems
Business Administration/International Business
Business Administration/Management
Business Administration/Marketing
Business Administration/Supply Chain/Operations
Business Analytics
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry
Civil Engineering
Civil Engineering Technology
Clinical Lab Science
Clinical Laboratory Sciences
Community Health
Community/Social Psychology
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Criminal Justice
Curriculum/Instruction
Economic/Social Development of Regions
Economics
Education
Education Administration
Educational Administration/Planning/Policy
Electrical Engineering
Electronic Engineering Technology
Electronics Engineering Technology
Energy Engineering
Engineering Management
English
Entrepreneurship
Environmental Health
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies Engineering
Environmental Studies Science
Exercise Physiology
Finance
Global Studies
Health Informatics/Management
History
Industrial Technology
Information Technology
Language Arts/Literacy
Leadership in Schooling
Liberal Arts
Management
Marine Science
Mathematics
Mathematics/Science Education
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering Technology
Music
Music Business
Music Education
Music Performance
Music Studies
Nuclear Engineering
Nursing
Nursing/Health Promotion
Nutritional Sciences
Peace/Conflict Studies
Pharmaceutical Sciences
Philosophy
Physical Therapy
Physics
Plastics Engineering
Political Science
Polymer Science
Psychology
Public Administration
Public Health
Radiological Science/Protection
Reading/Language Arts
Security Studies
Sociology
Sound Recording Technology
Work Environment
World Languages
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Criminal Justice
  3. Information Technology

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Art
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Health Professions
  • Humanities
  • Natural Science
  • Social/Behavioral Science
  • Technologies
  • Other

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine

18,316

total students

91%

in-state

9%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

77%

14,013
students

Female
38%
5,378

Male
62%
8,635

23%

4,303
students

Female
45%
1,930

Male
55%
2,373

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

74%

10,495
students

Female
38%
3,909

Male
62%
6,586

26%

3,518
students

Female
42%
1,469

Male
58%
2,049

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Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
11%
Hispanic/Latino
58%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

92%

Transfer applicants accepted

63%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 3.00
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not Reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

90%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 66
Countries most often represented Cambodia
Canada
China
India
South Korea
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Kerri Johnston
Associate Dean of Enrollment/Director of Undergraduate Admissions
978 934-3948
kerri_johnston@uml.edu

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