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Located in Lowell, Massachusetts, University of Massachusetts - Lowell is a public institution. UMass Lowell is located in a safe and convenient suburb.

$38,938 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
85% Acceptance Rate

Where Is University of Massachusetts - Lowell?


Contact details for UMass Lowell are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1 University Ave, Lowell, MA 01854
Phone: 978-934-4000

How Do I Get Into UMass Lowell?

You can apply to UMass Lowell online at:

Admission Requirements for UMass Lowell

Submission Required?
High School GPA Required
High School Rank Neither required nor recommended
High School Transcript Required
College Prep Program Required
Recommendations Required
SAT or ACT Scores Considered but not required
TOEFL Required

How Hard Is It To Get Into UMass Lowell?

85% Acceptance Rate
48% Of Accepted Are Women
26% Submit SAT Scores
UMass Lowell has an acceptance rate of 85%, which means that is not quite as selective as some other schools. Still, you'll need good grades and a solid application if you want to be admitted.

Approximately 52% of accepted students are men and 48% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 83%, and the acceptance rate for women is 86%.

Average Test Scores

About 26% of students accepted to UMass Lowell submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 580 and 660. Math scores were between 590 and 680.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for University of Massachusetts - Lowell  ( 580 to 660 )

SAT Math Scores for University of Massachusetts - Lowell  ( 590 to 680 )
UMass Lowell received ACT scores from 2% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 24 and 33. Math scores were between 24 and 29. Composite scores were between 25 and 32.

ACT English Scores for University of Massachusetts - Lowell  ( 24 to 33 )
ACT Math Scores for University of Massachusetts - Lowell  ( 24 to 29 )
ACT Composite Scores for University of Massachusetts - Lowell  ( 25 to 32 )

Can I Afford University of Massachusetts - Lowell?

$38,938 Net Price
60% Take Out Loans
0.8% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of UMass Lowell is $38,938. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At UMass Lowell, approximately 60% of students took out student loans averaging $6,063 a year. That adds up to $24,252 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at UMass Lowell is 0.8%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

University of Massachusetts - Lowell Undergraduate Student Diversity

9,997 Full-Time Undergraduates
41% Women
39% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 12,884 undergraduate students at UMass Lowell, with 9,997 being full-time and 2,887 being part-time.


There are also 4,713 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 9,997 full-time undergraduates at UMass Lowell, 59% are male and 41% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of Massachusetts - Lowell students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 1,390
Black or African American 777
Hispanic or Latino 1,324
White 5,478
International Students 309
Other Races/Ethnicities 719

Geographic Diversity

Massachusetts students aren't the only ones who study at University of Massachusetts - Lowell. At this time, 29 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 94 countries are represented at UMass Lowell. The most popular countries sending students to the school are India, China, and Vietnam.

Online Learning at University of Massachusetts - Lowell

5,042 Took All Classes Online
6,719 Took At Least One Class Online
73.0% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2020-2021, 6,719 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at UMass Lowell has changed over the last few years.


Online Growth Rankings of UMass Lowell

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of Massachusetts - Lowell was 73.0%. This is the #337 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at UMass Lowell regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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