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Francis College of Engineering

The UMass Lowell Francis College of Engineering provides talent and technology in engineering, advanced materials, advanced manufacturing, electronics and sustainable energy. 

Graduate Admissions Virtual Open House

Come to our Virtual Graduate Open House and join the Francis College of Engineering to discover the quality, flexibility and convenience of UMass Lowell's graduate programs.


Graduate Program Co-op

The Graduate Co-op Work Experience is a 3-month to 6-month paid professional experience in an industrial setting in the private sector. To learn more about the Graduate Master's Co-op Program and instructions for applying, please join us for an Co-op Experience Information Session, hosted by the College of Engineering, Career and Co-op Services and the International Students and Scholars Office.

If interested in the program (Fall 2021), students may pre-register via a brief survey, by April 23, 2021.

The deadline to submit an application to the Graduate Co-op Program is May 28, 2021. Applicants will be informed of acceptance in July 2021.

For more information, please contact: Erin_Caples@uml.edu.

If you were unable to attend on Jan. 25, the session will be recorded, and a link will be forwarded to eligible graduate students.

To accelerate the achievement of the Diversity Pledge goals, the ASEE Diversity Recognition Program (ADRP) was created to publicly recognize those engineering and engineering technology colleges that make significant, measurable progress in increasing the diversity, inclusion, and degree attainment outcomes of their programs. Recognition will occur at three levels: bronze, silver, and gold. Photo by ASEE

ASEE Diversity Recognition Program Award

The Francis College of Engineering has been recognized as exemplar and with a Bronze Award for the inaugural ASEE Diversity Recognition Program.

The ASEE Diversity Recognition Program (ADRP) was created to publicly recognize those engineering and engineering technology colleges that make significant, measurable progress in increasing the diversity, inclusion, and degree attainment outcomes of their programs.

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