At Navitas at University of Massachusetts Lowell, we offer you an outstanding academic learning environment and exceptional student services, which will enhance your overall experience while studying with us at the University of Massachusetts Lowell.
The UMass Lowell Pair-Up Program is an initiative originally founded by a Navitas student and coordinated by the Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA) and the
As a student at University of Massachusetts Lowell, you can expect the following services over and above the traditional higher education experience:
- have the opportunity to study and live on the University of Massachusetts Lowell campus
- starting in the sophomore year, be eligible for a yearly US$3000 undergraduate scholarship through the International Scholars Awards offered by University of Massachusetts Lowell
- receive academic credit on your University of Massachusetts Lowell transcript for your academic courses
- receive the highest standards of
Whether you’re pursuing a career path or still searching for one, UMass Lowell is the ideal place to discover and achieve your purpose. Our graduates are wanted and trusted by employers and graduate schools alike. With an education from University of Massachusetts Lowell, you will be ready to take on the world.
WHY STUDY AT University of Massachusetts LOWELL?
University of Massachusetts Lowell is a national research university committed to preparing students for work in the real world—solving real problems and helping real people—by providing an affordable, high-quality education. Our students are more 17,000 students from more than 85 countries. This social program works with Navitas and pairs international students with domestic students based on common interests and hobbies to foster multinational friendships. This program includes monthly meetings, trips and activities for participants.
Whether you’re pursuing a career path or still searching for one, UMass Lowell is the ideal place to discover and achieve your purpose. Our graduates are wanted and trusted by employers and graduate schools alike. With an education from University of Massachusetts Lowell you will be ready to take on the world.
Research co-operative education (co-op) is a strong component of a student’s experience and offers undergraduate, master’s and doctoral students the chance to work side-by-side with leading research professors and professionals in all areas of research. Examples include:
- working in a campus research laboratory
- helping a community organization
- conducting reviews of program-related scholarship
- working on a business or marketing plan for a local start-up
Choose from one or more three-month or six-month co-ops, depending on your academic program, and go on to graduate with a competitive edge in the job market. You can also earn a salary while on co-op, which can assist in offsetting college expenses.
Gain experience at internships and clinicals
Put your coursework to work for you in professional settings with paid or unpaid work experiences that follow your academic path. Employers love University of Massachusetts Lowell students because we help you fine-tune your career path and enhance your skill set.
Optional Practical Training
The U.S. government’s Optional Practical Training (OPT) program offers international graduates with a degree in a STEM discipline (science, technology, engineering or math) the opportunity to stay and work in the U.S. for up to three years. Participating in the OPT program gives graduates a significant advantage when looking for permanent employment in the U.S. and abroad.
Earn both a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in 5 years
Bachelor’s to master’s programs give students the opportunity to complete two degrees in as little as five years, saving valuable time and money. There are nearly two dozen undergraduate majors at University of Massachusetts Lowell that offer a combined accelerated bachelor’s to master’s degree program.