Value matters right now, and value is where UMass Lowell has always stood above the rest. We’re not just talking about low tuition and high future earning potential. We’re talking about our impressive job placement rates, our relationships with major employers, our co-op programs, our network of student support services and all the ways beyond the classroom that we prepare our students to lead.

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Starting Salaries

With graduates earning an average of $63,600 right out of college, UMass Lowell is No. 1 in Massachusetts and No. 2 in New England among public research universities (

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Lifetime ROI

UMass Lowell is also the highest rated public university in Massachusetts for 40-year return on investment—and it beats nine out of 10 schools nationwide (Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce).

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