The Solomont School of Nursing offers state-of-the-art laboratory and simulation experiences that prepare you for the real world.

By the Numbers

  • 97%

    NCLEX-RN 2020 pass rate

  • 100%

    Master’s pass rate on the Nurse Practitioner certification exams

  • 100%

    Employment within six months after graduation for all programs

  • 100+

    Health Care Partners

  • 200+

    Students in Clinical Sites

  • 100+

    Faculty Publications in Last 3 Years

Our Clinical & Academic Partnerships Give Students More Opportunities to Learn

UML's School of Nursing is one of six nursing school partners of the Boston VA Healthcare System in Boston and Bedford. This partnership, called the Northeast Region VA Nursing Alliance or NERVANA, works to enhance faculty education, provide students with the VA experience, and promote career advancement for VA Nursing Staff to serve as clinical faculty for the partner schools.

UMass Lowell's School of Nursing is one of six nursing school partners of the Boston VA Healthcare System in Boston and Bedford.

This partnership, called the Northeast Region VA Nursing Alliance or NERVANA, works to enhance faculty education, provide students with the VA experience, and promote career advancement for VA Nursing Staff to serve as clinical faculty for the partner schools.

Learn more from this video on the American Association of Colleges of Nursing website.

Notable Alumni

headshot of Margaret Fitzgerald

Margaret Fitzgerald

While working for 16 years in an intensive care unit, Margaret Fitzgerald decided that she could do more to prevent patients from ending up in the hospital. So she earned a master’s degree in nursing at UMass Lowell to become a nurse practitioner. Read more
Rob and Donna Manning

Donna Manning

An oncology nurse for more than 30 years, Donna Manning and her husband Rob established an endowed faculty chair nursing position in the Solomont School of Nursing. Read more
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Diane Mahoney

In her career of nearly 50 years, Diane Mahoney has cared for patients in hospitals and in homes, developed training programs for hospital personnel and families, taught college students and received millions of dollars in grant funding to conduct research. Read more

School News

  • UML health sciences faculty tour the new Health Sciences Hub

    ‘Health Sciences Hub’ Offers Tutoring, Advising and More

    The new “Health Sciences Hub” in the Health and Social Sciences Building is a one-stop center for student success. It includes space for advising, tutoring, exam reviews, faculty and teaching assistant office hours, health sciences club meetings, interprofessional education and more.
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  • UML Nursing student Caroline Owusu

    Nursing Faculty Will Assist in Clinical Trials for New, Rapid COVID-19 Tests

    Solomont School of Nursing faculty will soon assist with clinical trials on rapid COVID-19 tests that are being developed as part of a massive federal effort. Assoc. Prof. Ainat Koren is leading the initiative, which will deploy nurses and nursing students to existing testing sites to gather patient samples and data.
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  • View of San Sebastian, Spain, from Mount Igueldo

    Students ‘Basque in the Glory’ as Honors Study Abroad Resumes

    With caution, masking and lots of outdoor activities, the Honors College’s study abroad program in San Sebastian, Spain, returned this summer. Three groups of honors students are celebrating the chance to travel and learn abroad, some for the first time.