UMass Lowell Ranking Profile

The University of Massachusetts Lowell (UMass Lowell) is part of the University of Massachusetts system, offering bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees as well as professional certificates in the arts, humanities and sciences; education; engineering; health and environment; and management.

UMass Lowell is an accredited member of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC). The College of Management at UMass Lowell offers programs in accounting, finance, management, management information systems and marketing. All of its programs are fully accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International, the highest level of business school accreditation.

The University is a member of the following associations of higher education: American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education; American Association of Colleges of Nursing; American Council on Education; American Society of Allied Health Professions; Association for Gerontology in Higher Education; Association of State Colleges and Universities; Association of University Programs in Health Administration; College Entrance Examination Board; Council of Colleges of Arts and Sciences; National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification; among others.


- Ranked 177th among Tier 1 National Universities in the country (US News & World Report 2012).

- UMass Lowell's online master's degree in business administration gets high marks for quality and value, according to a national ranking by UMass Lowell's online MBA was ranked 9th overall in affordability for graduate business students nationwide.

- 167th in the US News ranking of Best Graduate Nursing Programs (2008).

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