University of Massachusetts Lowell

Lowell, MA

University of Massachusetts Lowell

Lowell, MA

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Tuition & Fees

$15,698

$33,624

not including housing and food

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
650
25th
570
75th
670
25th
570
75th
30
25th
23
75th
28
25th
24
75th
29
25th
23
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undergraduateRatios

59%

male

41%

female

17

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

75%

acceptance rate

Accepted 9,753
Declined 3,217
Total Received 12,970
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Public

16,869

undergraduate students

5,323

graduate students

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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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 22,192
Established in 1894
Coeducational Coeducational

Social Networks

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.

  • Campus Setting: Large town

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
39%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
80%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school 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
25%
Top 1/4
56%
Top 1/2
88%
Bottom 1/2
12%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
650
25th
570
75th
670
25th
570
75th
30
25th
23
75th
28
25th
24
75th
29
25th
23

Admissions Facts

Application fee $60
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Application deadline (priority deadline) November 1
Application deadline (final deadline) February 1
School has early action program Yes
Early action program application deadline November 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required of some

Moderately Selective

75%

acceptance rate

Accepted 9,753
Declined 3,217
Total Received 12,970

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Secondary School Rank

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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
  • Special housing
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

63%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$9,108

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $15,078
Housing $8,820
Food $4,560
Additional fees $620
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $30,278
Average Financial Aid - $9,108
Total with Avg. Aid $21,170

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


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

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined yes yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Field hockey yes
Ice hockey yes
Lacrosse yes yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes

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 Facts

Athletic conference memberships
America East, Hockey East Association

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes
American/United States Studies/Civilization. yes
Applied Mathematics, General. yes
Applied Psychology. yes
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering. yes yes yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes yes
Biomedical Sciences, General. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other. yes
Business/Commerce, General. yes
Chemical Engineering. yes yes yes
Chemistry, General. yes yes yes
Civil Engineering Technologies/Technicians. yes yes
Civil Engineering, General. yes yes yes
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist. yes yes
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science and Allied Professions, Other. yes yes
Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling. yes
Computer Engineering, General. yes yes yes
Computer Science. yes yes yes
Computer and Information Sciences, General. yes
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration. yes yes
Criminalistics and Criminal Science. yes
Curriculum and Instruction. yes
Economics, General. yes
Education, General. yes
Educational Leadership and Administration, General. yes yes
Electrical and Electronics Engineering. yes yes yes
Electrical, Electronic, and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician. yes yes
Engineering, Other. yes yes
Engineering/Industrial Management. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies. yes
Environmental Control Technologies/Technicians, Other. yes
Environmental Health. yes yes yes
Environmental Science. yes
Environmental Studies. yes
Finance, General. yes
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other. yes
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General. yes
Graphic Design. yes
Health/Health Care Administration/Management. yes
Health/Medical Physics. yes
History, General. yes yes
Information Science/Studies. yes yes
Information Technology. yes
International/Globalization Studies. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. yes
Management Science. yes
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography. yes
Mathematics, General. yes yes
Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies/Technicians, Other. yes yes
Mechanical Engineering. yes yes yes
Music Performance, General. yes
Music Teacher Education. yes
Music, General. yes yes
Music, Other. yes
National Security Policy Studies. yes
Nursing Science. yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes yes
Nutrition Sciences. yes
Occupational Health and Industrial Hygiene. yes yes
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution. yes yes
Philosophy. yes
Physical Sciences, Other. yes
Physics, General. yes yes yes
Physics, Other. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Polymer Chemistry. yes
Polymer/Plastics Engineering. yes yes yes
Psychology, General. yes yes
Public Administration. yes
Public Health, General. yes yes
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer. yes
Reading Teacher Education. yes yes
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other. yes
Social Psychology. yes
Social Sciences, Other. yes
Sociology, General. yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other. yes

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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-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-veterinary science

22,192

total students

89%

in-state

11%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

76%

16,869
students

Female
41%
6,833

Male
59%
10,036

24%

5,323
students

Female
45%
2,373

Male
55%
2,950

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

68%

11,428
students

Female
39%
4,511

Male
61%
6,917

32%

5,441
students

Female
43%
2,322

Male
57%
3,119

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Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
11%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
11%
Hispanic/Latino
57%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

1%

Students are transfer students

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
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some

Transfer Application Deadline

Not reported

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 478
Countries most often represented Canada
China
India
Nigeria
South Korea
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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