Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 83.37
Liaison Ruairi O'Mahony
Submission Date Feb. 11, 2022

STARS v2.2

University of Massachusetts Lowell
PA-8: Affordability and Access

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.78 / 4.00 Kerri Johnston
Dean of Enrollment Management
Admissions
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Percentage of need met, on average, for students who were awarded any need-based aid :
89

Percentage of students graduating without student loan debt:
25

Percentage of entering students that are low-income:
31

Graduation/success rate for low-income students:
64

A brief description of notable policies or programs to make the institution accessible and affordable to low-income students:
UMass Lowell provides need-based student employment for qualifying students with financial aid work awards. https://www.uml.edu/thesolutioncenter/financial-aid/Receiving-Aid/Types-Aid/undergraduate/scholarships/

A brief description of notable policies or programs to support non-traditional students:
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Estimated percentage of students that participate in or directly benefit from the institution’s policies and programs to support low-income and non-traditional students:
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Website URL where information about the institution’s accessibility and affordability initiatives is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Data source(s) and notes about the submission:
Percentage of need met and percentage of entering low-income students reflects estimates for Fall 2021 undergraduate population. Percentage of students graduating without student debt reflects 2021 undergraduate class who started at as first-time students and received a bachelor's degree between July 1, 2020 and June 30, 2021. Graduation/success rate reflects fall 2015 first-time full-time bachelors cohort (Pell recipients) 6-yr graduation rate.

Percentage of need met and percentage of entering low-income students reflects estimates for Fall 2021 undergraduate population.

Percentage of students graduating without student debt reflects 2021 undergraduate class who started at as first-time students and received a bachelor's degree between July 1, 2020 and June 30, 2021.

Graduation/success rate reflects fall 2015 first-time full-time bachelors cohort (Pell recipients) 6-yr graduation rate.

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