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  • University of Massachusetts LowellAdmissions & Enrollment

    Admissions
    Number of students in online programs2,0491
    Acceptance rate (campuswide)62%2
    Minimum / average high school GPA for acceptanceN/A / 3.43
    Average ACT score of accepted students263
    Requirements
    Admissions tests acceptedACT or SAT
    Admissions essay required?No
    Admissions interview required?No
    References required?No
    Other admissions requirementsNon-refundable application fee of $60
  • University of Massachusetts LowellTuition & Aid

    Tuition
    In-state tuition (per online credit hour*)$3701
    In-state tuition (per on-campus credit hour)$1,1193
    In-state tuition for academic year (including fees)$18,0534
    Out-of-state tuition (per online credit hour*)$3701
    Out-of-state tuition (per on-campus credit hour)$2,4273
    Out-of-state tuition for academic year** (including fees)$18,0534
    Financial Aid Availability
    Financial aid availableYes
    % of undergraduates receiving need-based financial aid61%4

    Notes

    • *The cost per online credit hour does not include distance education fees or other expenses such as books and exam proctoring fees.
    • **Out-of-state students attending UML online programs receive the same tuition rate as in-state students.
  • University of Massachusetts LowellAcademics & Faculty

    Academics
    Regional accrediting bodyNEASC
    Online psychology programs offeredBachelor of Arts
    First online program offered in1995-1996
    Grad school accredited by the APA?Not applicable
    Psychology Coursework
    Foundational CoursesIntroduction to Psychological Science; Child and Adolescent Development; Research Basics; Research Statistics; Research Laboratory
    Faculty
    Full-time online instructional faculty (across online campus)761
    Instructional faculty with PhD (Psychology Department)313
    Tenured faculty (campuswide)30%6
    Average experience teaching online (across online campus)7 years1
  • University of Massachusetts LowellServices & Support

    Structure
    Online program same as campus?Yes
    Student to student engagementYes
    Online chatroomsYes
    Web conferencing (webinars)Yes
    Skype or other visual softwareYes
    Student Support
    Academic advisingYes
    Career placement assistance?Yes
    Access to digitized library materials?Yes
    Mentoring?Yes
    24-7 technical support?No
    Live tutoring?No
    Instructor response expected within24 hours
    One-year new student retention rate85%4
    Graduation rate34%4
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