FINANCIAL AID RATE91%
STUDENT TEACHER RATIO17:1
DEGREE OFFERED ONLINE98
FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.$8,824
Average Grants + Scholarship Aid Awarded to Undergraduate Students
Percent of Full-Time Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid
Percent of Students Paying In-State Tuition vs Out-of-State Tuition
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University of Massachusetts – Lowell
136 Central St, Lowell, MA
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
- 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 uml.edu.
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)
Students should visit the school's http://www.uml.edu to view additional information.
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
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 $18,300. 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 range estimates:
- In-State: $15,000-$18,000
- Out-of-State: $33,000-$39,600
- Charges per unit:
- In-State: $650-$780 per unit
- Out-of-State: $1,400-$1,700 per unit
Financial Aid Details
The information below lists the financial aid types students are receiving. Also shown are the percent of students receiving aid and the average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||91%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||79%||$10,720|
|Receiving Student Loans||70%||$7,604|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo 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
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Art and Design Program
- Music Program
- Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program
- Nursing (MSN, DSN) Program
- Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program
University of Massachusetts – Lowell is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NCAA Division I without football classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:
- Baseball (America East)
- Basketball (America East)
- Track and Field (America East)
- Field Hockey
- Ice Hockey
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.
Get more information about the programs offered by University of Massachusetts – Lowell by clicking the request information to the right.
(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
English Language and Literature
Foreign Languages and Literature
Health and Clinical Professions
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Security and Protective Services
Visual and Performing Arts
Other 4-Year Public Colleges
The list of schools below have been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to University of Massachusetts – Lowell.
- Fitchburg State University in Boston, MA (24 miles away)
- University of New Hampshire at Manchester in Keene, NH (25 miles away)
- Framingham State College in Fitchburg, MA (25 miles away)
- University of Massachusetts - Boston in Amherst, MA (28 miles away)
- Worcester State College in Worcester, MA (37 miles away)
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