University of Massachusetts-Lowell Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into University of Massachusetts Lowell
|Admission Standards||Very High|
How hard is it to get into University of Massachusetts-Lowell and can I get accepted? The school has a 69% acceptance rate ranking it #35 in Massachusetts for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 7,696 out of 11,181 applicants were admitted making University of Massachusetts-Lowell a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has very high requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 26 percent. University of Massachusetts Lowell typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 26% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.
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University of Massachusetts-Lowell SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT83%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||610|
|SAT Math 25th||590|
|SAT Composite 25th||1200|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||680|
|SAT Math 75th||690|
|SAT Composite 75th||1370|
|Average SAT Score||1290|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to University of Massachusetts Lowell?
University of Massachusetts Lowell typically requires applicants to be in the top 24 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1200 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1110. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1290 out of 1600. The school ranks #18 in Massachusetts for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 83 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1370 and Above||Good||>79%|
|1285 to 1370||Avg +||69%-79%|
|1200 to 1285||Avg -||57%-69%|
|1115 to 1200||Reach||44%-57%|
|Less than 1115||Low||<44%|
University of Massachusetts-Lowell ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT14%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||22|
|ACT Math 25th||24|
|ACT Composite 25th||24|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||29|
|ACT Math 75th||28|
|ACT Composite 75th||29|
|Average ACT Score||26|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into University of Massachusetts-Lowell?
Admission data indicates that University of Massachusetts-Lowell regularly accepts students with ACT's of 24 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 27 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 22 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 26 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 29 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #19 in Massachusetts for highest average ACT composite score. 14 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Massachusetts Lowell.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|29 and Above||Good||>81%|
|26 to 29||Avg +||69%-81%|
|24 to 26||Avg -||59%-69%|
|22 to 24||Reach||49%-59%|
|Less than 22||Low||<49%|
Avg. High School GPA3.29
Typical High School GradesB
You will need above average high school grades to get into University of Massachusetts Lowell. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of Massachusetts Lowell was 3.29 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #32 in Massachusetts for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as University of Massachusetts-Lowell accepts 69% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||14%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||16%||Avg +|
|3.00 to 3.25||18%||Avg -|
|2.75 to 3.00||24%||Avg -|
|2.50 to 2.75||6%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Reach|
81% of University of Massachusetts Lowell freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||20%|
|Top 25% of class||49%|
|Top 50% of class||81%|
|Bottom 50% of class||19%|
|Bottom 25% of class||3%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||22%||30%||26%|
Applications are DueFeb 15, 2020
Days left to Apply88
Applicants have 88 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Feb 15, 2020.
Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to University of Massachusetts-Lowell before the Feb 15 application deadline.
|SAT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Dec 7||Dec 20|
|ACT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Dec 14||Dec 24|
What are the requirements for admission to University of Massachusetts Lowell and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Neither required nor recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=166513 IPEDS survey data for University of Massachusetts Lowell.