College Deliberately: University of Massachusetts-Lowell

University of Massachusetts-Lowell is a large, public, four-year University that emphasizes research, career and character located in a suburb of Lowell, MA. It is known for Business Administration and Management, Business Administration and Management and Information Science/Studies.

University of Massachusetts-Lowell

place 1 University Ave, Lowell, MA 01854-5104
phone Phone: (978) 934-4000
web Web: https://www.uml.edu/
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Institution Accreditation Agency Status First Accredited Next Review
University of Massachusetts – Lowell New England Commission of Higher Education Accredited 1975-12-01 2024-06-30
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Last updated: 2021-04-18

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Student Centeredness

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The extent to which the institution’s website emphasizes students, as opposed to research, athletics or other pursuits, compared with peer institutions.

Student Services

Students with disabilities:
8% of students registered with learning or other disabilty.
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University of Massachusetts-Lowell is in NCAA Division I without football. The largest three sports are:
Sport Total Athletes
Lacrosse Men’s 43
Baseball Men’s 37
Soccer Men’s 33

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Tuition for University of Massachusetts-Lowell is in the 38.7 percentile of all colleges and universities, which we classify as affordable.
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