University of Massachusetts LowellAdmissions & Enrollment
Admissions Number of students in online programs 2,0491 Acceptance rate (campuswide) 62%2 Minimum / average high school GPA for acceptance N/A / 3.43 Average ACT score of accepted students 263 Requirements Admissions tests accepted ACT or SAT Admissions essay required? No Admissions interview required? No References required? No Other admissions requirements Non-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 available Yes % of undergraduates receiving need-based financial aid 61%4
- *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 body NEASC Online psychology programs offered Bachelor of Arts First online program offered in 1995-1996 Grad school accredited by the APA? Not applicable Psychology Coursework Foundational Courses Introduction 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 engagement Yes Online chatrooms Yes Web conferencing (webinars) Yes Skype or other visual software Yes Student Support Academic advising Yes Career placement assistance? Yes Access to digitized library materials? Yes Mentoring? Yes 24-7 technical support? No Live tutoring? No Instructor response expected within 24 hours One-year new student retention rate 85%4 Graduation rate 34%4
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