You may apply at any time. Once all of your application materials have been received and reviewed, you will be notified of your admissions status, typically within 5 days.
Submit your official transcripts and, if necessary, test scores. For students transferring from another college or university you should reach out to the registrar's office at your prior institution to request they send us official transcripts. For students with no prior college experience, please reach out you your high school's guidance office to request your transcripts be sent to us. If you hold a GED/HiSet please contact your exam administrator to request they send us your official transcripts. If you have no prior college experience but have been out of high school for less than three years, you must submit SAT or ACT scores as part of your application. If you have not taken the SAT or ACT please email OCE_Admissions@uml.edu to discuss alternative options.
If you were previously accepted and enrolled in an undergraduate degree program at UMass Lowell and either left the University before receiving your degree or you haven't registered for courses for more than four semesters you must apply for readmission before you can register for courses.
To apply for readmission to your previous program, please complete and submit the Application for Readmission form along with the $60 re-admission fee. To apply into a different program, please complete and submit a new Online Application Form and reference your prior UML coursework.
If you are applying to a new program please note: You may need to have transcripts from other institutions you've previously attended resent to UMass Lowell, as all information on inactive students is deleted after two years.
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Please Note: Test requirements for graduate applications have been temporarily waived. Learn more.
Admissions for all of UMass Lowell's graduate online degrees and certificate programs are processed by UMass Lowell's Office of Graduate Admissions.
UMass Lowell Graduate Certificate Programs provide knowledge and expertise that are vital in today's rapidly changing workplace. In many cases, graduate certificate courses may be applied toward a master's degree at UMass Lowell. Most graduate certificates consist of four courses, for a total of 12 graduate credits. This is a great way to earn a graduate-level credential on the way to earning your master's.
Holders of an appropriate bachelor's degree
Email Graduate_Admissions@uml.edu or call 800-656-4723 (for U.S. students) or 978-934-2390 (for international students).
For general questions about registering for courses or to find out who the advisor is for your graduate program, call 800-480-3190. Our admissions and advising teams are here to help!