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UMass Lowell is a public research university ranked by “U.S. News and World Report” in its top tier of national universities. We offer affordable, experience-based undergraduate and graduate degrees.
We’re located in Lowell, Massachusetts (about 25 miles from Boston), smack dab in the middle of New England’s business and technology corridor. As the #1 Public University in New England for Return on Investment (PayScale.com), you can bet you’ll have countless options for internships, co-ops, service learning and research opportunities that will give you real-world learning experiences that employers across the globe look for in employees.
At UMass Lowell, you’ll connect with internationally renowned faculty whose passion for their courses is contagious. You’ll graduate with the hands-on experience employers look for. You’ll go into the world ready to make a difference.
University of Massachusetts Lowell Rankings
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Most Popular Majors
- Business619 Graduates
- Information Science240 Graduates
- Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Administration231 Graduates
- Psychology215 Graduates
- Mechanical Engineering199 Graduates
- Computer Science154 Graduates
- Biology129 Graduates
- Electrical Engineering106 Graduates
- Liberal Arts and Humanities105 Graduates
- Nursing103 Graduates
Explore your options at UMass Lowell
We have 120 majors to choose from—but you don’t have to rush to decide. We have invested millions of dollars in labs, studios, makerspaces and more to enhance hands-on learning and bring classroom material into the real world. Our co-op and internship programs expand every year. Our students invent products, form companies, publish research, present at academic conferences and travel the world.
- Mix of Online and on Campus15%
- On Campus1%
- Very challenging (in a good way)20%
- Home away from home2%