University of Massachusetts - Lowell

Lowell, MA

UMass-Lowell says that its core curriculum "ensures that students are learning deeply and broadly, developing essential intellectual abilities that prepare out students for work, life, and the world." [Source]

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  • Undergraduate Enrollment:13,637
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:32%
  • Tuition & Fees (In State):$14,307 annually
  • Tuition & Fees (Out of State):$30,875 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

  • 2. Literature

  • 3. Foreign Language


    See Note

    No credit given for Foreign Language because the requirement only applies to select degree programs.

  • 4. U.S. Government or History

  • 5. Economics

  • 6. Mathematics


    See Note

    No credit given for Mathematics because the "Mathematics" requirement may be satisfied by courses with little college-level math content.

  • 7. Science

  • General Education Assessment

    University of Massachusetts - Lowell uses one or more of the following instruments to assess undergraduate progress in core collegiate skills: the Council on Aid to Education Collegiate Learning Assessment (CLA), the Educational Testing Service Proficiency Profile, or the ACT Collegiate Assessment of Academic Proficiency (CAAP). For more information, visit

Curriculum last evaluated: 07/20/2017


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