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International Applicants

We're glad you're interested in UMass Lowell, where our diverse and welcoming community will make you feel right at home. Our respect for international scholars means you'll have a rewarding experience.

Walk this Way

See what we have to offer by taking our virtual walking tour. Choose one of four languages - English, Spanish, Khmer or Mandarin - and see what it's like to be River Hawk. 

After Acceptance

After an international student has been accepted by the respective UMass Lowell Office of Admissions,  they will receive detailed communication from the International Students & Scholars Office (ISSO) on the visa document issuance process.

General Student Visa questions can be directed to

General Information on the Student Visa Issuance Process, including Estimate of Expenses, can be found on the estimate of expenses page. You can also consult the faq (pdf).