Discover UMass Lowell

Ready for Work, Life and the World

The educational experience at UMass Lowell will prepare you to contribute meaningfully in the workplace, whatever you choose to do. You will be ready to build a life around the passions and principles you develop here, to take your place in the world, and make to a difference in it, too.

Work Ready

With a UMass Lowell education, you’ll be ready to contribute meaningfully in the workplace, whatever you choose to do. Graduate with experience in your field. Bridge the gap between understanding a concept and applying it. Discover the power of learning through using what you know outside the classroom in co-ops, internships, clinical experiences, research and service-learning. You’ll work in professional settings. You’ll address real problems. You’ll develop real skills. 

These experiences will be an important part of your résumé. They can also teach you as much about yourself as about the work you’ll do. 

Life Ready

With a UMass Lowell education, you’ll be ready to build a life around the passions and principles you develop here. The world is not one-dimensional and neither are you. Explore varied academic interests, combine them in inventive ways or choose an interdisciplinary major or minor. But don’t stop there. UMass Lowell’s diverse community and high-energy campus life will help you make connections—across disciplines, across campus, across the region. In the meantime, you’ll discover interests and friendships that will sustain you for life.

World Ready 

With a UMass Lowell education, you’ll be ready to take your place in the world—and make a difference in it, too. It’s a small world after all, and a well connected one, too. We want you to feel at home in it and inspired by it. We want you to be ready to take advantage of exciting opportunities in the global economy and to make lasting contributions to a world that sorely needs you. 

Maintaining a global perspective is an important life skill. UMass Lowell students have access to study, work and service opportunities in every corner of the globe through University partnerships for collaboration and exchange with top universities around the world. Our professional staff has helped countless students find international experiences that meet their needs and their budgets. 

So go ahead and explore the unfamiliar. Odds are, it will change your life.