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UMass Lowell Facts

Here are 10 important facts that we hope will help you choose UMass Lowell Navitas GSSP:

About the UMass System:

Around the world, people respect and recognize the UMass brand for its quality, reputation and integrity. We know that when you enter the professional world with a UMass transcript in-hand, you have access to the best jobs. Here are some fun facts about UMass:

  1. The University of Massachusetts has provided high quality educational opportunities for Massachusetts residents and for students and faculty from all over the world for more than 150 years.

  2. The UMass system is comprised of five campuses, whose mission is to provide an affordable and accessible education of high quality and to conduct programs of research and public service that advance knowledge and improve the lives of the people of the Commonwealth, the nation, and the world.

  3. In 2018, the University of Massachusetts system was ranked 191 in the world by the Times Higher Education World Rankings.

  4. Each year the University of Massachusetts educates more than 70,000 students and confers over 16,000 degrees at its five campuses.

  5. UMass Lowell was established in 1894 and became part of the UMass System in 1991.

About UMass Lowell:

  1. UMass Lowell’s undergraduate engineering program is ranked in the top 200 in the USA by the U.S. News and World Report (2018). U.S. News & World Report ranks UMass Lowell 156 among national universities (2018).

  2. UMass Lowell has comprehensive selection of undergraduate and graduate courses in engineering, business, arts, sciences and humanities.

  3. UMass Lowell is world renowned for its biological sciences and nanotechnology programs.

  4. The Mark and Elisia Saab Emerging Technologies and Innovation Center is a state-of-the-art facility home to cutting-edge research in nanotechnology, molecular biology, plastics engineering and optics that will advance fields such as life sciences, energy, national security, environmental protection and more.

  5. The Plastics Engineering Department is leading its field in this new, contemporary industry that stems from petroleum and gas engineering.