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The University of Massachusetts Lowell is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE). The university has recently submitted our Interim (Fifth-Year) Report. UMass Lowell was formerly accredited by the New England Associated of Schools and Colleges. Since the university's last review, NEASC has reorganized according to U.S. Department of Education specifications; colleges and universities in New England are now accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education.
Professional programs, as designated below, also have been accredited by appropriate national associations. Accreditation indicates that the University is recognized and approved by regional and national associations concerned with the quality of higher education and it assures that study undertaken here has transfer value to other accredited institutions of higher education.
For more information, contact Accreditation Liaison Officer Julie Nash at 978-934-4191.
The University is a member of the following associations of higher education: