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.

  • 17:1 student/faculty ratio
  • 1,000+ faculty members who are researchers and scholars in their fields
  • $95 million annual research expenditures
  • Incoming students are assigned professional and faculty advisors
  • Free tutoring through our Centers for Learning, Advising, and Student Success
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  • 3,700 students live on campus
  • 10 residence halls, including suites, apartments and Living-Learning Communities
  • 250+ clubs & organizations 
  • 300+ study abroad programs
  • Incoming first-year class profile: 3.69 GPA, 1265 SAT 
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Our welcoming campus is located in the culturally vibrant city of Lowell where we’re close to Boston and part of the Massachusetts technology corridor. Come visit today!
  • Students from 51 U.S. states and territories and 118 countries 
  • 1,450 veteran students
  • 96% of buildings are accessible
  • National HEED Award (2023) for outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion
  • Recognized as a Minority-Serving Institution (U.S. Department of Education)
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  • At least 1 guaranteed paid career-connected experience for every undergraduate student (starting with 2023 incoming class) 
  • City of Lowell serves as a learning lab for students and faculty through internships and research partnerships
  • Free professional career support for students & alumni
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Undergraduate Students: Estimated Annual Tuition and Fees (2023-24)

Tuition & FeesHousing & Meal PlanTotal
New England Regional$28,164$13,930$42,094

Graduate Students: Estimated Annual Tuition and Fees (2023-24, full time/9 credits)

  • In-state: $15,676
  • Out-of-state: $27,750
  • New England Regional: $23,782
All prices are estimates and subject to change by vote of the UMass Board of Trustees. The Housing and Meal Plan rates reflect a Residence Hall Rate 1 and the Unlimited Meal Plan. For more information about living on campus, visit the Office of Residence Life.

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