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University of Massachusetts Lowell Available Degrees, Graduation Requirements, & Faculty Information

Lowell, MA

Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • American/United States Studies/Civilization
  • Applied Mathematics, General
  • Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry, General
  • Civil Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science and Allied Professions, Other
  • Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer Science
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Economics, General
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals in Elementary Special Education Programs
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Health
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
  • Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other
  • Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
  • History, General
  • Industrial Technology/Technician
  • Information Science/Studies
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies/Technicians, Other
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music, General
  • Nuclear Engineering
  • Nutrition Sciences
  • Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution
  • Philosophy
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Polymer/Plastics Engineering
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Health, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other
  • Sociology
Most Popular Disciplines
Business/marketing, Engineering, Computer and information sciences, Health professions and related sciences
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
None
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Distance learning, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
Some online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
643
Part-Time Faculty
493
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
51%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 5% of classes
10-19 students: 48% of classes
20-29 students: 14% of classes
30-39 students: 14% of classes
40-49 students: 14% of classes
50-99 students: 5% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 5% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 15% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 7% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 10% of discussion sections/labs
40-49 students: 11% of discussion sections/labs
50-59 students: 26% of discussion sections/labs
Over 100 students: 26% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
600,961
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
2145
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Not Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Master of Education, Master of Arts, Master of Science in Engineering, Master of Business Administration, Master of Science

Master's Programs of Study

  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Criminal Justice and Criminology
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Education--General
  • Energy and Power Engineering
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Gerontological Nursing
  • Legal and Justice Studies
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Nuclear Engineering
  • Psychology--General
  • Social Psychology

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Doctor of Physical Therapy, Doctor of Philosophy

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Energy and Power Engineering
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Nuclear Engineering
  • Physical Therapy
  • Polymer Science and Engineering

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