University of Massachusetts, Lowell



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Overview

The University of Massachusetts Lowell began as the Lowell Normal School, a teaching college founded in 1894, and the Lowell Textile School, founded in 1895 to train technicians and managers for the textile industry. Over the next 75 years, both Institutions extended their offerings to meet the growing needs of the region. Lowell State College and Lowell Technological Institute, as they were then known, merged in 1975 to form the University of Lowell. The campus became part of the University of Massachusetts system in 1991 and was renamed as the University of Massachusetts Lowell. UMass Lowell is No. 158 on the list of Best National Universities in 2013, up from 170 last year. In just three years, the university has climbed 25 spots in this ranking and continues to be among the top 100 public universities in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Location & Facilities

UMass Lowell is a national research university located on a high-energy campus in the heart of a global community. The university offers its more than 16,000 students bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in business, education, engineering, fine arts, health, humanities, sciences and social sciences. UMass Lowell delivers high-quality educational programs, vigorous hands-on learning and personal attention from leading faculty and staff, all of which prepare graduates to be ready for work, for life and for all the world offersUMass Lowell, a comprehensive university with special expertise in applied science and technology, is deeply committed to educating students for lifelong success and conducting research and outreach activities that bring value to the region.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


List of Departments / Schools / Faculty / College

Lowell currently offers its over 16,000 undergraduate and graduate students nearly 90 different degree programs in the College of Fine Arts, Humanities, & Social Sciences; the College of Engineering; the College of Health Sciences; the College of Sciences; the Manning School of Business; and the Graduate School of Education.


Courses Offered

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Level

Name Of The Program

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Pre Masters

Applied Biotechnology

2

Pre Masters

Biosafety

3

Pre Masters

Enviromental Biotechnology

4

Pre Masters

Industrial Mathematics

5

Pre Masters

Coastaland Ocean Administration,Science 

6

Pre Masters

Radioological Protection

7

Pre Masters

Atmospheric Science

8

Pre Masters

Cleaner Production

9

Pre Masters

Environmental Epidemiology

10

Pre Masters

Ergonomics And Safety

11

Pre Masters

Occupational,Environmental Hygiene

12

Pre Masters

Project Management In Life Sciences

13

Pre Masters

Clinical Lab Sciences

14

University Pathway Program Stage  Ii 

Biology

15

University Pathway Program Stage  Ii 

Chemistry

16

University Pathway Program Stage  Ii 

Computer Science

17

University Pathway Program Stage  Ii 

Environmental Studies

18

University Pathway Program Stage  Ii 

Mathematics

19

University Pathway Program Stage  Ii 

Physics

20

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Chemical Engineering

21

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Civil Engineering

22

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Computer Engineering

23

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Electrical Engineering

24

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Mechanical Engineering

25

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Plastic Engineering

26

University Pathway Program Stage I

Science

27

University Pathway Program Stage I

Engineering

28

University Pathway Program Stage I

Business  

29

University Pathway Program Stage I

 Liberal Arts

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Scholarships

Scholarships for Incoming Freshmen

2014-2015 Merit Scholarships

Massachusetts Residents

First-time, first-year in-state undergraduate applicants are eligible to be considered for the scholarships listed in this section. 

Chancellor's Merit Scholarship

UMass Lowell is proud to award the Chancellor's Merit Scholarship, our most prestigious scholarship, to a select number of our most academically qualified admitted freshmen from the state of Massachusetts.
Award:  Annual award of full tuition, mandatory fees, room and board.
Requirements:

  • Minimum GPA of 4.00 and combined SAT scores (critical reading & math) of 1500 or Minimum ACT score of 34.
  • Massachusetts Permanent Resident
  • Graduate of a Massachusetts High School

Renewal Requirement: Cumulative GPA of at least 3.25, full-time status, maximum of 8 consecutive semesters. 
Deadline: Admissions application must be received by the Early Action Deadline, Nov. 25 to be considered for this scholarship. Students are notified via their admissions acceptance packet. 

Commonwealth Scholarship 

UMass Lowell is proud to award the Commonwealth Scholarship, to a select number of our most academically qualified admitted freshmen from the state of Massachusetts. 
Award: Annual award of full tuition and mandatory fees. 
Requirements:

  • Minimum GPA of 3.75 and combined SAT scores (critical reading & math) of 1400 or Minimum ACT score of 32.
  • Massachusetts Permanent Resident
  • Graduate of a Massachusetts High School

Renewal Requirement Cumulative GPA of at least 3.25, full-time status, maximum of four award years.
Deadline: Admissions application must be received by the Early Action Deadline, Nov. 25 to be considered for this scholarship. Students are notified via their admissions acceptance packet.

Tsongas Scholarship 

UMass Lowell is proud to award the Tsongas Scholarship to two of our most academically qualified admitted freshmen who are Massachusetts residents and graduates of Lowell High School. 
Award: Two annual awards of full tuition, fees and standard room/board, selected by Lowell High School & the UMass Lowell committee.
Requirements:

  • Open to Massachusetts residents and Lowell High School graduates
  • Application solicited by the Headmaster of Lowell High School

Renewal Requirements: Cumulative GPA of at least 3.0, full-time status, maximum of four award years.

Dean's Scholarship Program

This scholarship is limited to a select number of the top 10% of our admitted freshmen to attract and reward those with high academic achievements.
Award: Annual award up to half tuition and mandatory fees.
Application Not Required. Selections made by college deans. Preference will be given to students who apply to UMass Lowell by Admissions Early Action Deadline, Nov. 25. Students are notified via their admissions acceptance packet.
Renewal Requirements: Cumulative GPA of at least 3.0, full-time status, maximum of four award years.
Deadline: Admissions application must be received by the Early Action Deadline, Nov. 25 to be considered for this scholarship. Students are notified via their admissions acceptance packet.

Non-Massachusetts Residents 

First-time, first-year domestic out-of state, New England Regional and/or Southern New Hampshire proximity residency undergraduate applicants are eligible to be considered for the scholarships listed in this section. 

Provost Scholarship

UMass Lowell is proud to award the Provost Scholarship, our most prestigious out of state scholarship, to a select number of our most academically qualified admitted freshman from outside the state of Massachusetts. 
Award Varies: Annual award of $16,000 - $20,000
Requirements:

  • Minimum GPA of 3.75 and combined SAT scores (critical reading & math) of 1400 or Minimum ACT score of 32
  • Tuition classification of "Out of State" Residents. Students who qualify for in-state, international, New England Regional or Southern New Hampshire proximity rates are not eligible for this award.
  • Based on merit

Application Not Required. Preference will be given to students who apply by Admissions Early Action Deadline, Nov. 25. Students are notified via their admissions acceptance packet.
Renewal Requirement: Cumulative GPA of at least 3.25, full-time status, maximum of four award years.

Academic Council Scholarship 

This scholarship is awarded to a select group of freshmen, with out of state residencies, who demonstrate an exceptional level of achievement as measured by outstanding classroom performance and above-average scores on college entrance exams. 
Award: Annual award of $10,000.
Requirements:

  • Minimum GPA of 3.50 and Combined SAT scores (critical reading & math) of 1200 or Minimum ACT score of 27
  • Tuition classification of "Out of State" Residents. Students who qualify for in-state, international, New England Regional or Southern New Hampshire proximity rates are not eligible for this award.
  • Based on Merit 

Application Not Required. Students are notified via their admissions acceptance packet. Preference will be given to students who apply by Admissions Early Action Deadline, Nov. 25.
Renewal Requirement: Cumulative GPA of at least 3.0, full-time status, maximum of four award years. 

Academic Achievement Scholarship

This scholarship is limited to a select number of the top admitted freshmen in each College to attract and reward those with academic achievements.
Award: Annual award of $7,500
Requirements:

  • Tuition classification of "Out of State" Residents. Students who qualify for in-state, international, New England Regional or Southern New Hampshire proximity rates are not eligible for this award.
  • Admissions application must be received by the Early Action deadline of Nov. 25.
  • Minimum recalculated High School GPA of 3.0
  • Minimum SAT score (critical reading and math) of 1100 or Minimum ACT score of 24

Application Not Required. Students are notified via their admissions acceptance packet. Preference will be given to students who apply by Admissions Early Action Deadline, Nov. 25.
Renewal Requirement: Cumulative GPA of at least 3.00, full-time status, maximum of four award years.

Regional Provost Scholarship

UMass Lowell is proud to award the Provost Scholarship, our most prestigious regional scholarship, to a select number of our most academically qualified admitted New England Regional or Proximity program freshman. 
Award: Annual award of $9,500. 
Requirements:

  • Minimum GPA of 3.75 and Combined SAT scores (critical reading & math) of 1400 or Minimum ACT score of 32
  • Tuition classification of "New England Regional" or "Proximity" Residents 
  • Based on merit

Application Not Required. Students are notified via their admissions acceptance packet  Preference will be given to students who apply by Admissions Early Action Deadline, Nov. 25. 
Renewal Requirement: Cumulative GPA of at least 3.25, full-time status, maximum of four award years.

Regional Academic Council Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to a select group freshmen, with New England Regional/Proximity residencies, who demonstrate an exceptional level of achievement as measured by outstanding classroom performance and above-average scores on college entrance exams. 
Award: Annual award of $3500 
Requirements:

  • Minimum GPA of 3.50 and Combined SAT scores (critical reading & math) of 1200 or Minimum ACT score of 27
  • New England Regional or Proximity Residency 
  • Based on Merit

Application Not Required. Students are notified via their admissions acceptance packet. Preference will be given to students who apply by Admissions Early Action Deadline, Nov. 25.

Renewal Requirement: Cumulative GPA of at least 3.00, full-time status, maximum of four award years. 

UMass Lowell National Scholarship

The UMass Lowell National Scholarship recognizes outstanding incoming freshmen from out-of-state who have demonstrated a commitment to academic excellence, leadership and community engagement. Limited number of scholarships available.
Award: This scholarship award covers the difference between out-of-state and in-state tuition, an estimated value of $14,000 annually.
A separate application (pdf) is required. Application must be postmarked by Dec. 1. Admissions application must be received by the Early Action Deadline of Nov. 25.
Requirements:

  • Minimum recalculated high school GPA of 3.0
  • Minimum SAT score (critical reading and math) of 1150 or Minimum ACT score of 25
  • Available to domestic first-time, full time freshmen from out-of-state. Students who qualify for in-state, international, New England Regional or Southern New Hampshire proximity rates are not eligible for this award.

Renewal Requirement: Cumulative GPA of at least 3.0, full-time status, maximum of four award years.
2014-2015 UMass Lowell National Scholarship Application  (PDF)

International Prospective Freshmen

First-time, first-year International undergraduate applicants are eligible to be considered for the scholarships listed in this section.   

International Provost Scholarship 

This Provost Scholarship, UMass Lowell's most prestigious international scholarship, is awarded to a select number of our most academically qualified admitted freshmen from outside the United States. 
Award Varies: Annual award of $16,000 - $20,000
Requirements:

  • Minimum GPA of 3.75 and Combined SAT scores (critical reading & math) of 1400 or Minimum ACT score of 32
  • International Residency 
  • Based on Merit 

Application Not Required. Students are notified via their admissions acceptance packet. Preference will be given to students who apply by Admissions Early Action Deadline, Nov. 25.
Renewal Requirement: Cumulative GPA of at least 3.25, full-time status, maximum of four award years. 

International Academic Council Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to a select group of freshmen, with International residencies, who demonstrate an exceptional level of achievement as measured by outstanding classroom performance and above-average scores on college entrance exams.  
Award: Annual award of $10,000 
Requirements:

  • Minimum GPA of 3.50 and Combined SAT scores (critical reading & math) of 1200 or Minimum ACT score of 27 
  • International Residency 
  • Based on Merit

Application Not Required. Preference will be given to students who apply by Admissions Early Action Deadline, Nov. 25. Students are notified via their admissions acceptance packet  
Renewal Requirement: Cumulative GPA of at least 3.00, full-time status, maximum of four award years. 
Open to All Residences

WACE National Co-Op Scholarship Program 

UMass Lowell is proud to partner with WACE to offer scholarships to incoming freshmen interested in cooperative education.   
Award: Up to sixteen $6,500 scholarships available to students who are chosen based on their application to the WACE Scholarship program.    

Requirements:

Deadlines:

  • Nov. 25 for Early Action Applicants
  • Feb. 1 for Regular Decision Applicants
Please forward specific questions to the Financial Aid Office by e-mailing scholarships@uml.edu.
Financial Aid Office, University Crossing, 220 Pawtucket St. Suite 280, Lowell, MA 01854
Phone: 978-934-4220 Fax: 978-934-3009 Hours: Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m – 5:00 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Intake

Major Intake Sept 2011 and Minor intake: Jan 2011

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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