|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Students with disability||5%|
|Student to faculty ratio||17:1|
|Dormitory capacity||4,250 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
University of Massachusetts-Lowell is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 11,321 applications and 6,857 students were granted admission. University of Massachusetts-Lowell is at the #59 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 18% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 84% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||1070 to 1260|
|ACT||24 to 29|
University of Massachusetts-Lowell charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $30,500 and in-state students paid $13,932.
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 89% of University of Massachusetts-Lowell's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 25% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,193 (which is 5.4% below the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at University of Massachusetts-Lowell in 2016-2017, was 1,048, which is 66% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,348 (which is 0.9% above the national average.)
In Fall 2016, University of Massachusetts-Lowell has enrolled a total of 17,849 students (11,313 students full-time and 6,536 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 17,849 students, 1,480 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 60% men and 40% women and 13,637 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 4,212 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 3,870 students for distance studies.
Non-resident alien: 8%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 6%
Black/African American: 6%
Two or more races: 3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at University of Massachusetts-Lowell.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||38%||2,344||776|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||18%||1,142||141|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services||5%||284||156|
|Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services||4%||218||139|
|Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities||3%||178||0|
|Engineering Technologies And Engineering-related Fields||3%||166||49|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of University of Massachusetts-Lowell full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of University of Massachusetts-Lowell graduates 6 years after enrollment is $39,900. Last year, out of the total 2,762 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 2,596 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 2,590 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 2,357 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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