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University of Massachusetts-Lowell

Lowell, Massachusetts
Southwick Hall - University of Massachusetts Lowell credit: Daderot
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Overview
Public
10,019 Undergraduates
61% Admissions Rate
Suburb: Large
Mostly Men
Public
Region: Northeast
Size: Medium
Doctoral
University of Massachusetts-Lowell
1 University Ave
Lowell, Massachusetts
01854-5104
(978) 934-4000
www.uml.edu

The University of Massachusetts Lowell, a public research university in Lowell, Massachusetts, is one of the top 160 institutions of higher education in the United States. It was founded in 1894 as two schools, Lowell Technological Institute and Lowell State College. In 1972, the two schools merged, and in 1991, they joined the University of Massachusetts system. Today, the university sits on 150 acres of land in an urban setting. Notable alumni include former member of the United States National Security Council staff Roger Cressey, social entrepreneur Harish Hande, ice hockey player Dwayne Roloson, poet Michael Casey, professor John Traphagan, ice hockey player Carter Hutton, ice hockey player Craig Charron, saxophonist Jerry Bergonzi, comedian John Pinette and Tony Award-winning producer Bonnie Comley. The school’s colors are blue and black, its mascot is Rowdy the River Hawk and its teams are nicknamed the River Hawks. Its sports affiliations are NCAA Division I, America East and Hockey East. Varsity sports offered by the University of Massachusetts Lowell include men’s basketball, baseball, ice hockey, track and field, cross country and soccer, and women’s lacrosse, softball, volleyball, track and field, basketball and field hockey. The school is known for its excellent men’s ice hockey team.

Location

Lowell is a city in the U.S. Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Located in Middlesex County, Lowell was a county seat until Massachusetts disbanded county government in 1999. With an estimated population of 109,945 in 2014, it is the fourth-largest city in Massachusetts, and the second-largest in the Boston metropolitan statistical area. More from Wikipedia...

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coffee score

83

restaurants score

Students
63%

Men

37%

Women

23

Average Age of Entering Students

1108

New Transfer Students

Admissions
61%

Acceptance Rate

24%

Enrollment Yield

1070-1260

SAT Range

11,321

Applicants in 2016

Costs
$18,348

Typical Cost

$31,865

Out-Of-State (published)

$14,800

In-State (published)

89%

Recieve Financial Aid

94%

Have Loans

$19,388

Median Debt

Academics
17.0 to 1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Doctoral

Highest Degree Offered

87

Doctorates Awareded

Business Management And Administration

Top Major

3

Faculty Awards

27

Post Docs Employed

Campus Life

Dorm Food:

Standard

Clubs & Extracurriculars:

Important, more than 250 to choose from

Greek Life:

Important, many on campus

Party Scene:

Notable, known as a party school
Athletics
Basketball Conference:

America East

Track & Field Conference:

America East

Social
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