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University of Massachusetts-Lowell

Lowell, Massachusetts

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University of Massachusetts-Lowell

Public 4 Year

5 reviews

About University of Massachusetts-Lowell

The University of Massachusetts Lowell (also known as UMass Lowell) is a public research university in Lowell, Massachusetts. The university is part of the University of Massachusetts system and has been regionally accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) since 1975. With over 1,150 faculty members and over 18,000 students, it is the largest university in the Merrimack Valley and the second-largest public institution in the state.The university offers 122 bachelor's, 43 master's and 36 doctoral degree programs, including nationally recognized programs in engineering, criminal justice, education, music, science and technology. The university is one of the few public universities in the United States to offer accredited undergraduate degrees in meteorology, sound recording technology, nuclear engineering and plastics engineering. It was the first to offer a degree in music education. Academically, UMass Lowell is organized into six schools and colleges: the College of Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences; the College of Education; the Kennedy College of Sciences; the Francis College of Engineering; the Manning School of Business; and the Zuckerberg College of Health Sciences.


Located in Lowell, Massachusetts.

1 University Ave, Lowell, MA, 01854-5104, Middlesex County

University of Massachusetts-Lowell Rankings

Prepler rankings are based on rigorous and in-depth analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education.

2024 Best Colleges in America

#127 of 6828

2024 Best Colleges in Massachusetts

#11 of 173

2024 Best Public Colleges in Massachusetts

#2 of 44

Most Popular Majors

Out of 21 majors categories at University of Massachusetts-Lowell, the 5 most popular are listed below.

Graduation Rate

Graduation rate of college is a strong indicator of success of the college’s students in attaining their educational goals. Prepler defines graduation rate as the percentage of first-time, full-time students who graduated from University of Massachusetts-Lowell within four or six years.

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Notable Alumni