High Quality, Affordable Nursing Education

The Susan and Alan Solomont School of Nursing is dedicated to the education of students, advancement of knowledge and service to the university, the discipline, and the community through excellence in the discovery, application, integration, and dissemination of knowledge. Our curricula integrate interprofessional competencies and innovative technology with a focus on the health promotion needs of individuals, families, groups and communities. Our students receive a high quality, affordable education that is focused on excellence in scholarship, public service and a global vision of health promotion.

The Susan and Alan Solomont School of Nursing will be the top choice in New England for preparing and advancing nurses through excellence in leadership, interprofessional education, practice, research, technology, entrepreneurship and innovation.

High First-time Pass Rates on Licensure Exams

We are proud to announce that our National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) (RN Board examination) student pass rate for 2022 was 91%. Our student pass rates on the Nurse Practitioner exams were 92.3%. Congratulations to all of our successful graduates.


The Baccalaureate, master's and Doctor of Nursing Practice programs in Nursing at University of Massachusetts Lowell Solomont School of Nursing are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org).

Full Approval Status

The Nursing program maintains Full Approval Status from the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing.

Nursing Advisory Board

Our distinguished School of Nursing Advisory Board lends its expertise to the school, helping us fulfill our educational and scholarly missions.

Proud History

  • The oldest Family Health Nursing Program in New England, preparing Family Nurse Practitioners
  • First MS Degree in Gerontological Nursing in the U.S., preparing Gerontological Nurse Practitioners
  • The School of Nursing was renamed to the Susan and Alan Solomont School of Nursing in April 2017 in recognition of the Solomonts' generosity to the university and nursing programs.

Distinguished Faculty

  • Authors or contributors of more than 500 articles in virtually every national and international nursing and health-related journal and numerous texts
  • More than 400 years collectively in hands-on healthcare practice
  • Presenters at professional conferences in more than 30 countries on at least four continents
  • Faculty honored by the American Academy of Nursing; The Gerontological Society of America; and the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners

Recognition and Honors

  • "Doctoral Universities One" status conferred by the Carnegie Foundation
  • Holder of the "Highest Classification" by the American Association of University Professors