University of Massachusetts Lowell


University of Massachusetts Lowell

UMass Lowell is a national research university committed to preparing students for work in the real world, solving real problems and helping real people, by providing an affordable, high-quality education. Located on a high-energy campus in the heart of a global community, the university offers more than 17,000 students bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in six colleges.

Academic Programs

  • Engineering
  • Science
  • Liberal Arts
  • Business
  • Education
  • Nursing
  • Music
  • Art & Design
  • Finance/Accounting
  • Government/Political Science
  • Health Science
  • Performing Arts
  • Social Science
  • Visual Arts
  • STEM

Student experience

  • Athletics
  • Co-op/Internship Opportunities
  • Disability Services
  • Intramural/Club Sports
  • Military/Veteran Services
  • On-Campus Housing
  • ROTC Program
  • Study Abroad
  • Undergraduate Research
  • Veteran Fee Waiver
  • Test Optional Admission

Application information

Find out about requirements, fees, and deadlines


UMass Lowell is in the Massachusetts technology corridor, close to Boston, the mountains and the coast. Our campus is part of the culturally vibrant city of Lowell. With our blended approach to student learning and engagement beyond the classroom, our students go into the world ready to change it. If you are in your final year of high school or are a recent high school graduate and haven’t enrolled at another institution, we consider you a first-year applicant. Visit to learn about the admissions process and to contact us.


Just about half of our students at UMass Lowell come to us as transfers. Maybe you come to us with an associate’s degree, have credits earned during military experience or you've matriculated at another institution and are looking for the opportunities available at a public research university. Either way, we’re glad you’re thinking of transferring to UMass Lowell and we look forward to making the process as smooth as possible for you. Visit to learn about the admissions process, the transfer experience and to contact us.

Additional Information

We understand that there is a lot of concern about how COVID-19 will impact standardized testing and the admission process in coming years. Since 2015, UMass Lowell has been proud to offer a No Test Option for students applying for admission to the university. Learn more at

Visit us

The best way to see if UMass Lowell is a good fit for you is to take a tour. We offer virtual info sessions and individualized virtual tours of campus. In these one-on-one tours, you’ll be paired with a current student who will show you around campus and answer all your questions. To make an appointment, go to

"The thing that makes this school so special is the people. The students here have a different perspective on things. They’re committed and passionate to succeed."

Georgia Cowderoy, Student, Economics
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Admissions office

Visit us

School location

220 Pawtucket Street, Suite 420
Lowell, MA 01854-5104, United States of America

Phone number

(978) 934-3931


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