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University of Massachusetts Lowell

Lowell, Massachusetts

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Overview

Student Population
18,242
University of Massachusetts Lowell overview
Location Lowell, Massachusetts
Online uml.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Large Suburban
University of Massachusetts Lowell overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Lowell, Massachusetts, University of Massachusetts Lowell is a mid-size four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 12,660 prospective students applied, and 9,286 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 2,391 enrolled in the school.  11,913 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 6,329 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $15,078 plus fees of $570. University of Massachusetts-Lowell is ranked 375 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

7/10
Overall
8/10
Academics
6/10
Resources
6/10
Outcomes
6/10
Value

University of Massachusetts-Lowell is rated within the top 40% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 7 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for University of Massachusetts Lowell within the 2021 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Difficult
University of Massachusetts Lowell overview
SAT 1150/1320
ACT 24/29
GPA 3.29
Applications Accepted
73.3% 
University of Massachusetts Lowell overview
Applications Due Feb 15, 2021
Applicant Competition Low
Application Fee $60

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Annual Cost to Attend

Massachusetts Resident Tuition
$15,078
In State Costs for University of Massachusetts Lowell
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$570
Room and Board $13,060
Budget for Other Expenses$1,424
Total One Year Cost$31,332
Out of State Resident Tuition
$33,004
Out of State Costs for University of Massachusetts Lowell
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$570
Room and Board $13,060
Budget for Other Expenses$1,424
Total One Year Cost$49,258

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$55,300 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
50% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by University of Massachusetts Lowell students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 18%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting 13%
Engineering 12%
Computer and Information Sciences 12%
Health Professions 10%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=166513 IPEDS survey data for University of Massachusetts Lowell.

Current students may use the University of Massachusetts Lowell GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.