72%

Acceptance Rate

$10,720

Avg.Financial Aid

002161

FAFSA Code

About University of Massachusetts-Lowell

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

18,242

Website

www.uml.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

CIHE

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

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).

Location & Contact

Address

1 University Ave

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 9789344000
Fax: 9789343086
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Rankings

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.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

1st Feb

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

72%

SAT Range

1150 - 1320

ACT Range

24 - 29

Application Fee

$60

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

The students can make the most out of the admission process as the admission at the university is easy. The varsity has 4 admission thresholds. The admission process starts by filling up the form and submitting a fee of $60. As per the past trends, the SAT score of a student must lie in the range of 1150-1320 to improve her chances. The average ACT score at University of Massachusetts-Lowell is 26. However, those getting an ACT score less than 24 might also be offered admission. The application process can be completed online. However, if needed, one can also visit the office at 1 University Ave, Lowell, Massachusetts 01854-5104, or call (978) 934-4000.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$18,257

Average Annual Cost

$14,710

Books And Supplies

$1,200

Other Fees

$470

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$12,748

Budget For Other Expenses

$1,424

Total One Year Cost

$30,552

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.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

17:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

85%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

56%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$4,956

Faculty Overview

55%

Male Professors

45%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Business Administration, Management...

481 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

280 Graduates

Information Science/Studies

246 Graduates

Psychology, General

188 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering

149 Graduates

Biology, General

117 Graduates

Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Prof...

105 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

102 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

97 Graduates

Electrical, Electronics and Communi...

95 Graduates

Computer Science

90 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

87 Graduates

Civil Engineering

64 Graduates

Public Health

62 Graduates

Music

61 Graduates

Chemical Engineering

60 Graduates

Polymer/Plastics Engineering

57 Graduates

Mathematics

46 Graduates

Political Science and Government

43 Graduates

Computer Engineering

38 Graduates

History

32 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

31 Graduates

Economics

26 Graduates

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science...

23 Graduates

Chemistry

20 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

20 Graduates

Nutrition Sciences

20 Graduates

Sociology

18 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering Related Tech...

18 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

16 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

15 Graduates

Electrical Engineering Technologies...

15 Graduates

Linguistic, Comparative, and Relate...

14 Graduates

Philosophy

12 Graduates

Physics

11 Graduates

Computer Programming

6 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

4 Graduates

Business/Commerce, General

4 Graduates

Peace Studies and Conflict Resoluti...

2 Graduates

Engineering, General

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

14,004

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

26%

Full-time

76%

Part-time

24%

Students Gender

Male

61%

US National: 44%

Female

39%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

60% White

5% Unknown

6% Black

11% Hispanic

3% Two or more races

4% Non Resident alien

11% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

9%

Out Of State

90%

In State

1%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

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 Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

37%

Averege Housing Cost

$8,400/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $4,988/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$4,988/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

River Hawks

School Colors

blue, red, and white

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

237

Total Female Athletes

192

Intramural Sports

26

Sports Club

66

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Ice Hockey

Lacrosse

Soccer

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Field Hockey

Lacrosse

Soccer

Softball

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

No

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

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.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$41,600/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$53,300/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$10,693

$27,175

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$111 - 282

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

79%

Average Aid Per Year

$10,720

Students Receiving Federal Grants

33%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,929

Students Receiving State Aid

37%

Average Aid Per Year

$1,955

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

78%

Average Aid Per Year

$7,865

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$16,841

$30K - $48K

$14,912

$48K - $75K

$12,238

$75K - $110K

$6,547

> $110K

$2,880

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$2,089,182

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$8,264,374

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.

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