University of Massachusetts at Lowell

The University of Massachusetts Lowell (UML or UMass Lowell) is a public research university in Lowell, Massachusetts. It is the second largest public university in the state of Massachusetts, enrolling roughly 17,000 students and employing over 1,100 faculty members.

UML is organized into six academic colleges and schools: the College of Health Sciences, the College of Sciences, the Francis College of Engineering, the Manning School of Business, the Graduate School of Education, and the College of Fine Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences. All together, UML offers 120 bachelor's, 39 master's, and 33 doctoral degree programs. UML's engineering, science, and technology programs have earned national recognition.

The University of Massachusetts Lowell offers several distinctive programs, including programs in new and emerging technologies (such as nanotechnology). UML offers programs in sound recording technology and meteorology, programs which are available at very few other institutions. It was also the first university in the country to offer a bachelor's program in plastics engineering. UML is the only public university in Massachusetts to offer a doctoral degree in physical therapy.

UML boasts some dynamic and unique facilities. The university is home to a radiation laboratory with a Van de Graaf accelerator and a research reactor. This laboratory offers students the rare opportunity to acquire hands-on experience in the realms of nuclear engineering, particle physics, and health physics. Additionally, UML has a baseball research center, which Major League Baseball uses as its official bat and ball testing center.

Each of UML's colleges offer diverse and relevant curriculum. The College of Health Sciences, for example, includes a School of Nursing and has received recognition for its clinical lab sciences and work environment. The Manning School of Business provides training in marketing, operations, financing, management information systems, and more. The College of Fine Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences offers such distinctive programs as music business and sound recording technology.

The University of Massachusetts Lowell offers one of the largest selections of online degree programs and credit courses of any higher education institution in New England. At UMass, can pursue an accredited degree, complete a single course or earn a professional certificate entirely online. Online degrees are offered in various subject areas including psychology, information technology and liberal arts. Skill based online study programs are offered in paralegal studies, homeland security, technology and web development. UMass also offers a top notch online MBA program for aspiring business professionals.

Quick Facts
Phone Number: (978) 934-4000
Address: 1 University Ave, Lowell, Massachusetts 01854-5104
Institution Type: Public, 4-year or above
Size: Large ( 11,000+ undergrad, 3,700+ grad )
Award Levels: Certificate, Associate, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctoral
In-State Tuition $ 1,511
Out-of-State Tuition $ 8,639
Online Degrees Offered: YES
Student-to-Faculty Ration: 14 to 1
Website Address: WWW.UML.EDU
Majors and Degrees
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Biology Biological Sciences
Biomedical Sciences
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Business Administration and Management
Business Commerce
Entrepreneurship Entrepreneurial Studies
Computer Information Sciences
Computer Science
Computer and Information Sciences
Information Science Studies
Curriculum and Instruction
Educational Leadership and Administration
Music Teacher Education
Reading Teacher Education
Teacher Education and Professional Development - Specific Subject Areas
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Computer Engineering
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
General Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Polymer Plastics Engineering
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields
Civil Engineering Technology Technician
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology Technician
Environmental Control Technologies Technicians
Industrial Production Technologies Technicians
Manufacturing Engineering Technology Technician
Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies Technicians
Plastics and Polymer Engineering Technology Technician
English Language and Literature Letters
English Language and Literature
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing
Ethnic, Cultural and Group Studies
American (u.s.) Studies
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Foreign Languages and Literatures
Health Professions and Related Programs
Clinical Medical Laboratory Science and Allied Professions
Community Health Services Liaison Counseling
Health Health Care Administration Management
Occupational Health and Industrial Hygiene
Physical Therapy Therapist
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice Law Enforcement Administration
Criminal Justice Safety Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences Liberal Studies
Mathematics and Statistics
Applied Mathematics
Multi Interdisciplinary Studies
Nutrition Sciences
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Physical Sciences
Physical Sciences
Polymer Chemistry
Social Psychology
Social Sciences
Political Science and Government
Social Sciences
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