UMass Lowell is a national research university committed to preparing students for work in the real world— solving real problems and helping real people— by providing an affordable, high-quality education.

Who We Are

Located on a high-energy campus in the heart of a global community, the university offers more than 18,000 students bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees in five colleges. Our students are more successful than ever thanks to accredited programs, a focus on hands-on learning, and personal attention from accomplished faculty and dedicated staff. 

Whether you’re pursuing a career path or still searching for one, UMass Lowell is the ideal place to discover and achieve your purpose. Our graduates are wanted and trusted by employers and graduate schools alike.

With an education from UMass Lowell you will be ready to take on the world.

UMass Lowell at a Glance

  • 87
    Public University Ranking (U.S. News & World Report)
  • 176
    National University Ranking (U.S. News & World Report)
  • 29th
    in ROI in the nation among public research universities
  • $116,100
    Average mid-career salary of our graduates
  • 1236
    Combined SAT Score for Incoming Freshmen
  • 3.6
    Average GPA for Incoming Freshmen
  • Top 200
    Research Universities in Nation (U.S. News & World Report)
  • $92M+
    Total Research & Development Expenditures
  • 14
    NCAA Division I Athletic Teams
  • $192M+
    in Financial Aid Awarded
  • 120
    Undergraduate Majors
  • 47
    Master's Programs
  • 30
    Doctoral Degrees
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