University of Massachusetts--Lowell

UMass Lowell is a nationally recognized research university that prepares its students to be work ready, life ready and world ready. Second largest of the UMass campuses, Lowell is in a phase of unprecedented growth. Enrollment is up 45 percent over six years. Hundreds of millions of dollars of investments in facilities and full-time faculty are coming on line. At the same time, the university's commitment to financial aid and accessibility is increasing. The university offers 116 bachelors, 48 masters and 26 doctoral degrees in business, education, engineering, fine arts, health, humanities, sciences and social sciences. All programs are accredited at the highest levels and incorporate vigorous hands-on learning and personalized attention. Independent sources such as Forbes and have repeatedly recognized UMass Lowell for providing a best value education and a high return on investment. Annual research expenditures top $60 million, with faculty-led projects across the disciplines involving students at all levels of study. The university capitalizes on its metro Boston location and its burgeoning national reputation by connecting students with internships, co-ops, service learning and other experiential learning opportunities, plus international exchanges. The campus is clustered along the Merrimack River in the heart of Lowell, the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution in America and now a remarkably diverse city with a thriving arts scene. Campus life revolves around a state-of-the-art recreation center, a 7,800-seat sports-and-entertainment arena, 200 student organizations and 24 musical ensembles. Beginning in 2013, all of UMass Lowells athletic teams began competing in NCAA Division 1.

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school_type year_founded religious_affiliation academic_calendar year_2016_endowment address telephone
Public, Coed 1894 N/A Semester $73.1 million 1 University Avenue, Lowell, MA 01854 (978) 934-4000
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39 100.0 Massachusetts Lowell 998 487