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Application & Requirements

Admission to graduate programs at the University of Massachusetts Lowell is limited and competitive. Please apply early and make sure that all application materials will be received by the application deadline.

Information for Prospective Graduate Students During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Note: We are currently under a temporary graduate admissions policy, due to COVID-19 pandemic. This temporary policy may impact your graduate application requirements. 

Please carefully review the Temporary Test Waiver Policy page.

Graduate Admissions is operating remotely and will continue with all services virtually. Admissions staff are available to speak with prospective students over the phone or using virtual meetings during our regular business hours of:

  • Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST).

If you have any questions regarding Graduate Admissions, please call 978-934-2390 or email:

We look forward to offering you the support and guidance that you need to be successful during this time.

UMass Lowell’s proactive efforts to update the university on its ongoing efforts to monitor and prepare for impacts related to COVID-19 (coronavirus) include messages to the campus community.

Read more about UMass Lowell's information on the COVID-19 (Coronavirus).