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University of Massachusetts-Lowell Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$27,580 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$13,932 tuition
$12,073 on campus room & board
$1,200 books and supplies
$375 fees
(Based on stats from 2017/2018)

$44,148 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$30,500 tuition
$12,073 on campus room & board
$1,200 books and supplies
$375 fees
(Based on stats from 2017/2018)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$7,375 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
88% of students receive aid
25% get federal aid ($4,648 avg)
59% get state aid ($2,125 avg)
59% get institn'l aid ($7,375 avg)
66% get loans ($7,222 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 4.81% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 4.10% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $8,927 76%
Federal Grant Aid $4,648 25%
Pell Grants $4,193 25%
Other Federal Grants $804 14%
Institution Grant Aid $7,375 59%
State Grant Aid $2,125 59%
Student Loans $7,222 66%
Federal Loans $5,348 66%
Other Loans $13,401 10%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: March 1
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does University of Massachusetts-Lowell offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
1 University Ave
Lowell, MA 01854-5104
(978) 934-4000


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Surprisingly Happy Student
  • I am a current student here

    I was accepted into UMass Amherst (too big), Northeastern (too expensive) and Clark (too odd/boring). I accepted the invitation to UMass Lowell with a great scholarship. I intend on going to grad school so spending $200,000 on an undergraduate degree was just stupid. I will now be able to attend grad school and not owe a fortune in school loans.

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  • Dave from MA
  • I am a current student here

    The classes are uninteresting and easy, the professors don't enjoy their work, and the tuition doesn't meet up to the quality of the education.

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