University of Massachusetts-Lowell


Highest Degree Offered: Doctoral

College Type: Public

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Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Massachusetts


Welcome to UMass Lowell. We are a comprehensive University with a national reputation in science, engineering and technology, and committed to educating students for lifelong success in a diverse world and conducting research and outreach activities that sustain the economic, environmental and social health of the region.

We offer more than 14,000 students more than 120 degree choices, internships, bachelor's to master's programs and doctoral studies in the colleges of Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Sciences, Engineering and Management, the School of Health and Environment, and the Graduate School of Education.

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Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 12471
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Undergraduate Students: Not available
Faculty: 414

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 30:1
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Contact Information

1 University Ave
Lowell Massachusetts 1854


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Main Phone: 978-934-4000

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Applying to Transfer

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High School Transcript Required?

Minimum GPA for Applying:
The minimum GPA requirement for transfer applicants is 2.0 (on a 4.0 scale).

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
Only courses with grades of "C-" or better are transferable.

Credits (Min/Max):
The maximum transfer credits accepted from a 2-year is 60 semester hours, and from a 4-year is 90. You must complete 30 semester hours at UMass Lowell to earn a bachelor's degree.

Test Scores for Applying:
Students who will have completed less than 24 college-level credits by the time of matriculation at UMass Lowell must submit ACT/SAT scores.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
One letter of recommendation from someone who is familiar with your abilities and experience (a teacher, guidance counselor, coach, employer, etc.) is required.

Essay(s) required:
A personal essay is required.

Application Fee:
The application fee is $60 for all applicants.

Other Requirements:
A list of all courses not shown on transcripts is required.

Fall Deadline:
February 15

Spring Deadline:
December 1

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Transfer Statistics

Transfers Applied: 1978

Transfers Accepted: 1552

Transfer Percentage Accepted: 78%

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Financial Aid

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Last year, the University awarded over $100 million in financial aid to qualified students in grants & waivers, scholarships, undergraduate & graduate loans and campus employment.

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