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University of Massachusetts Lowell

Overview

University of Massachusetts at Lowell is a public institution. Founded as a state college in 1894, it gained university status in 1959 and joined the state system in 1991. A comprehensive university, it has special expertise in applied science and technology and is deeply committed to educating students for lifelong success and conducting research and outreach activities that bring value to the region. 

The second largest of the UMass campuses, Lowell currently offers its 13,000 undergraduate and graduate students 90 different degree programs in its six schools and colleges: 

  • the College of Fine Arts;
  • Humanities and Social Sciences; 
  • College of Health Sciences; 
  • Kennedy College of Sciences; 
  • Francis College of Engineering; 
  • Graduate School of Education; 
  • The Manning School of Business.

Throughout its 100-year history, the University has provided innovative programs that meet both the needs of its students for a quality education and the needs of the society for skilled leadership. Its graduates are sought after by employers and graduate schools. The University is part of the five-campus University of Massachusetts system, which the London Times ranked the 19th in the world based on reputation for teaching and research, and is ranked in the top 200 universities in the United States by the U.S. News and World Report. 

The UMass Lowell education focuses on putting the lessons of the classroom into practice. Students have multiple opportunities for co-ops, internships, service-learning activities and undergraduate research, all of which give them relevant hands-on experience. Every professional program at UMass Lowell is accredited by the most prestigious organization in its field. 

UMass Lowell offers affordable, experience-based undergraduate and graduate academic programs taught by internationally recognized faculty who conduct research to expand the horizons of knowledge.

Students can choose to participate in co-op programs during which they are placed in two real-world jobs. 

Forbes ranked UMass Lowell No. 176 among research universities and No. 465 overall. University Ranking by Academic Performance for 2016-2017 ranks as No. 197 in the country.

  • Year established
    1894
  • Location
    Massachusetts
  • Registered students
    18000

Academic specialism

The university offers 122 bachelor's, 43 master's and 36 doctoral degree programs, including nationally recognized programs in engineering, criminal justice, education, music, science and technology. 

The most popular majors by the number of registered students are business/marketing, engineering, computer and information sciences, health professions, security and protective services, psychology, visual and performing arts.

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University of Massachusetts Lowell
One University Avenue Lowell,
United States
MA 01854
United States
United States
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Location

UMass Lowell is located in Lowell city, just 25 miles northwest of Boston in a culturally rich city within the region's major business corridor.