Graduate Research

Research at UMass Lowell

UMass Lowell is an active research institution with a unique interdisciplinary approach. No matter what your field of study, you can reach across the aisle to enhance the innovation and interest in your research, working alongside our world-class research faculty.

Research at UMass Lowell offers many unique and exciting opportunities for graduate (master's and doctoral) students, including

  • Work on cutting-edge research projects
  • Strong collaborations, partnerships and sponsorship engagement
  • Potential to turn your research into a real product and bring it to the market 
  • Paid co-ops and internships with University, business and industry leaders in your field
  • Study abroad through a variety of international research partnerships
How do we rank nationally? The UMass Lowell campus ranks as a #1 doctoral level institution by the American Association of University Professors. And it is ranked as doctoral research university – intensive status by the Carnegie Foundation.

On a global level, the University of Massachusetts ranks 56th in the Times of London's Top 200, which the newspaper describes as “the gold standard for world-class research institutions.”

For more information, visit our Research homepage.