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Bachelor's Program

The goal of the undergraduate program in nursing at UMass Lowell is to prepare professional nurses who have the ability to think critically, to utilize knowledge of relevant theories, and to apply the nursing process when caring for clients of all ages in a variety of settings. More than 250 clinical agencies are used to enhance learning for graduate and undergraduate students.

Student-to-faculty ratios for undergraduate clinical placement do not exceed 10:1 (per Board of Registration in Nursing requirements).

Program Director: Laurie Soroken,

Admissions and Degree Requirements

Courses and Outcomes

Want to know what classes to take and when? See Nursing in the Academic Catalog:

Meet Our Students

  • UMass Lowell has helped me earn this opportunity at a prestigious hospital and I couldn't be more thankful.

    Shelby Creamer gained the clinical experience, faculty support, good grades and passion that made her shine, helping the nursing student land a coveted "externship" with Mayo Clinic.

Why Study Nursing?

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The Solomont School of Nursing offers many opportunities for research in health promotion, women's health and more.


Our nursing students gain experience and confidence in our high tech simulation laboratory. Watch the Simulation Lab video or visit:



Get information about financial aid, join a nursing group and more.

Current & Prospective StudenTS