University of Massachusetts – Lowell: Ranking & Review

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Lowell Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 235 747
Top 5%

University of Massachusetts - Lowell Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate69%70%68%
Applicants11,1816,3094,872
Admissions7,6964,3983,298
Enrolled undergraduates2,0391,303736
Enrolled total (including graduate students)18,31511,0087,307

5,943 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

4,101 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $60. Application fee for graduates - $50.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesRequired
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores1,693
Percent of students submitting SAT scores83%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
605
Math
615

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores287
Percent of students submitting ACT scores14%
ACT Composite
26
ACT English
25
ACT Math
26

University of Massachusetts - Lowell Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $29,918 $46,983
Off-campus $23,322 $40,387
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $12,496 and other expenses per full academic year.

University of Massachusetts - Lowell provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 4,916 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $14,350 $31,415
Fees for full-time undergraduates $450 $450
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $617 $1,328
Tuition for Full-time graduates $14,590 $26,370
Fees for full-time graduates $450 $450
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates $836 $1,490

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 8 481 260 3 752
Engineering 1 462 204 35 702
Health Professions and Related Programs 291 106 43 440
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 76 273 85 4 438
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 40 233 79 352
Psychology 178 26 204
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 117 27 144
Education 130 5 135
Social Sciences 80 31 111
Visual and Performing Arts 15 91 1 107
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 97 97
English Language and Literature & Letters 2 83 85
Physical Sciences 30 23 20 73
Mathematics and Statistics 37 20 57
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 15 18 7 40
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 22 16 38
History 31 31
Natural Resources and Conservation 20 3 23
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 10 10
Philosophy and Religious Studies 10 10
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies
Grand Total1572,5641,0181103,849

A total of 2,721 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at University of Massachusetts - Lowell.

At the master's and doctor's level 1,128 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate60%55%69%
  • Full-time retention rate - 86%
  • Part-time retention rate - 54%

General info

Alternative namesUML
Founded1894
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsblue, white, red
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff1,874
Instructional FTE787
Research FTE34
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.uml.edu
Address1 University Ave
Lowell, Massachusetts, 01854-5104
United States
Urbanization levelSuburb: Large
City population50,000 - 250,000
Phone9789344000
Fax+1 (978) 934 3000

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