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UMass Lowell Navitas Global Student Success Program

"The Global Student Success Program is no longer accepting new applications. We are still accepting new applications for direct entry into the Fall 2020 semester. Please Apply Today to complete your application"

  • Achieve a degree from a Tier 1 Research Institution.
  • Explore the historic city of Lowell and take our Virtual Campus Tour.

  • Learn how the UMass Lowell Navitas Global Student Success Program can be your path to success*.

Your direct pathway to UMass Lowell

* For more information on Direct Entry, please email:    † Subject to meeting GPA requirements.    ‡ Number of semesters varies by major.

Undergraduate Direct Entry*

High School
(Year 12 or equivalent)
and completion of SATs/ACTs

Year 1 Freshman
(2 semesters)

Year 2 Sophomore
(2 semesters)

Year 3 Junior
(2 semesters)

Year 4 Senior
(2 semesters)

Graduate Direct Entry

Completion of recognized undergraduate degree

UMass Lowell master’s program

Did you know that UMass Lowell offers a direct entry program to undergraduate students?

Our knowledgeable staff will help find the best program to suit your needs and to support you through the admissions process step by step. We are here to guide you to success!

Learn more about direct entry

Virtual Tour

No matter where you are, allow our current students to guide you through a detailed university campus tour from the comfort of your home.

The virtual tour is a detailed video guide that transforms you from your current location to our residence halls, academic buildings, dining services, and many other exciting campus spotlights that will become an important part of your student life here. You don’t want to miss this!

Click Here to Take the Tour