About University of Massachusetts, Lowell

Institution: University of Massachusetts, Lowell
  Lowell, MA

The city of Lowell is located at a 30-minute ride from Boston, in the high-tech region of Massachusetts in the U.S. northeast coast. Lowell is among the most cosmopolitan cities in the U.S., has a rich history as the cradle of the industrial revolution, and its downtown area is a National Historical Park. More information about the city of Lowell, please visit: http://www.likelowell.com.
UMass Lowell has a distinguished reputation in science and engineering and is committed to educating students for lifelong success and conducting high-quality research. UMass Lowell is a Carnegie Doctoral High Research university and is ranked in the top tier of the US News and World Report’s national university ranking. Annual funded research expenditures exceed $60 million and research is deeply integrated throughout the campus, including 37 interdisciplinary centers and institutes. For example, the new $80 million interdisciplinary Emerging Technologies and Innovation Center houses state-of-the-art facilities for advanced materials, manufacturing, nanotechnology, and energy research. UMass Lowell is within the 5 most rapidly growing institutions among academic rankings in the U.S. The Department of Mechanical Engineering has more than 30 faculty, 200 graduate, and 600 undergraduate students.