University of Massachusetts Lowell: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - ExcellentQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - PoorCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Poor
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University of Massachusetts Lowell is a large four-year, public school with 18,050 students enrolled. This school was established in 1894 and is one of the 3 colleges and schools located in Lowell, Massachusetts.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
97
Fair
University of Massachusetts Lowell will give you the opportunity to receive a several-month certificate, associate's degree, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, postmaster certificate, or doctoral degree.

University of Massachusetts Lowell deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers 97 majors. The most popular concentrations are Management, Business, Engineering, Computer Science, and Criminal Justice. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
86%
Good
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at University of Massachusetts Lowell is high at 86% (above Massachusetts average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students love their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
17 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at University of Massachusetts Lowell is below average: 58%.

Student to faculty ratio at University of Massachusetts Lowell is decent -- 17:1. Learn more about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$29,200
High
Average tuition prices are relatevely low, around $8,600 annually. The additional fees at University of Massachusetts Lowell (not included in tuition costs) are nearly $20,600, which totals $29,200 a year.

Read the details about University of Massachusetts Lowell additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
57%
Doable
According to government data, 10,689 applications were submitted and 6,070 were accepted; so it is not very hard to get admitted at this school.

University of Massachusetts Lowell might accept your dual credits and advanced placement credits at entry.

Read more about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at University of Massachusetts Lowell in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$7,700
High
University of Massachusetts Lowell provides a distance learning option and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at University of Massachusetts Lowell, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D+
Unsafe
University of Massachusetts Lowell offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 4,300 students, which offers a viable on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is a bit high, approximately $7,700 per year.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at University of Massachusetts Lowell. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, University of Massachusetts Lowell appears to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

University of Massachusetts Lowell Location and Maps



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