About University of Massachusetts-Lowell
On Campus Housing
University of Massachusetts-Lowell, which is located in Lowell, MA is a public university. University of Massachusetts-Lowell covers an area of 150 acres. In 1894, University of Massachusetts-Lowell was founded by Joseph Conti. Notably, the official colors of the university are blue and black. Out of total 18,338 (2019) students enrolled at UML, 14,170 belong to undergraduate courses while 4,182 are postgraduate students. At University of Massachusetts-Lowell, around 78% of the students are 24 and under. And, when it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 40% of the students are females and 60% are males. Finally, at UML around 58% are white, 12% are Asian, and 12% belong to Hispanic ethnicity. In its 126 years of existence, UML has produced several known personalities like Marty Meehan (Politician, Lawyer), Yang Yang (Professor), Craig MacTavish (Ice Hockey Player, Coach), and Ron Hainsey (Ice Hockey Player). The university boasts of a decent sports infrastructure. It also encourages its students to participate in athletics, as it helps in building character. UML offers a total of 396 undergraduate and graduate programs, including both residential and online. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.), CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education), and NAACLS (National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences). The total endowment of the University of Massachusetts-Lowell is around $ 99 million (2019).
Forbes and US News provide rankings to the universities, which are trusted everywhere. But this is applicable only if the universities are located in the US. The ranking of universities by Forbes is done keeping in mind common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment, benefits, and SAT scores, among others. Moreover, Forbes has placed University of Massachusetts-Lowell at the 408th position among other national universities.
Annual Cost to Attend
Average Annual Cost
Tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure are the next two things that a student should keep in mind before applying to UML. The total one-year cost on a full-time basis would be somewhere around $36,840. For students seeking financial assistance, the university offers a number of options.
Highest Degree Offered
36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.
Median Household Income
$76,547 per year
Campus Emergency Phones
Mobile Campus Emergency Alert
The university offers on-campus housing facilities to the students who wish to stay on the campus. At UML, $13,060 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. The students at University of Massachusetts-Lowell have several dining and meal plan options to choose from. Moreover, the average meal plan costs around $4,988 per year. To ensure the safety and security of students, the university has a number of campus safety and security measures in place. Some of these features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones and mobile campus emergency alert. The university has enrolled around 60% male and 40% female students.
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation
Students Receiving Gift Aid
Average Aid Per Year
Students Receiving Federal Grants
Average Aid Per Year
Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income
$30K - $48K
$48K - $75K
$75K - $110K
Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants
Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants
In case the students at University of Massachusetts-Lowell face any financial issues concerning the fees and cost of living, and find the same to be high, they can seek help from the financial aid department of the varsity. It focuses on settling the issues that students face, and candidates can be assisted with scholarships, grants, and student loans. The average federal grant that comes from the university is around $5,264, whereas the financial aid is $8,460. The students at the university are provided with state aid and institutional aid. The state aid stands at $1,987, while the institutional aid is $8,460. The need-based scholarships awarded to students admitted to University of Massachusetts-Lowell amount to $2,089,182 per annum. Meanwhile, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants awarded in a year total $8,264,374.