University of Massachusetts Lowell

UMass Lowell
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The University of Massachusetts Lowell is a public university that emphasizes education outside of the classroom. The campus is split, each with their colleges. The Colleges of Engineering, Science, and Business sit on North Campus while the Colleges of Fine Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences is in the South. Through the UMass Lowell Professional Cooperative Education program, students can bring together what they learn in the classroom with professional experience, and the work experience portion can take up to six months.

  • Undergraduate research opportunities include the Immersive Scholars Program, through which first-year students, selected based on merit, may receive $4,000 for research on campus or in the community or international experience. 
  • Alumnus Harish Hande is putting his degree in Renewable Energy Engineering and Mechanical Engineering to good use—the Indian entrepreneur has connected 500,000 people with solar energy in India