The University of Massachusetts Lowell is a comprehensive University with a national reputation in science, engineering and technology. In 1991, the campus became part of the University of Massachusetts system.

The University has the following schools and colleges: College of Arts & Sciences; Graduate School of Education; College of Engineering; School of Health & Environment; College of Management.

The University of Massachusetts Lowell is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC). The College of Management is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International, considered the gold standard in business education. The nursing program is approved by the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing and is fully accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

Other professional accreditations include: Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology; American Physical Therapy Association; Computing Science Accreditation Board; National Association of Schools of Art and Design; National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences; National Association of Schools of Music; National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education.

Ranking Profile:

- University of Massachusetts Lowell is rated 177th among the top tier national universities by US News (2012).

- UMass Lowell is ranked 27th on the list of online MBA programs considered “High-Quality Buys, All Under $20,000”, according to a national ranking by It is the only New England program to make the list.

- 103rd in the US News Ranking of Top Graduate Schools in Education (2009).

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World University Ranking Tables

America - US News & World Report, The Princeton Review, BusinessWeek
Canada - Maclean's, Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities
UK - Sunday Times, Guardian, Times Good University Guide, Daily Telegraph
World - Shanghai Jiao Tong ARWU Rankings, Webometrics, Newsweek
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