University of Massachusetts Lowell

University of Massachusetts Lowell (UMass Lowell) offers a Global Student Success Program (GSSP) as a pathway program to the University bachelors and masters degree programs. Located on the UMass Lowell Campus in Massachusetts, USA, students can choose to enrol in Undergraduate or Graduate GSSP.

  • Students 17,000
  • Intakes August/January/May
  • Transfer Yes

School Description

The University of Massachusetts Lowell Global Student Success Program (UMass Lowell GSSP) offers undergraduate pathway programs in Business, Engineering, Fine Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences, Health Sciences and Sciences. The successful completion of the undergraduate pathway leads to the second year of University of Massachusetts Lowell (UMass Lowell) Bachelor’s degree programs. Graduate pathway programs are offered in Business, Engineering, Computer Sciences, Health Sciences, Sciences, and Social Sciences, which lead to the first year of UMass Lowell Master’s degree programs.

All GSSP students have the opportunity to be a part of a 100 student clubs and organizations. Undergraduate GSSP students are required to live in on-campus housing at UMass Lowell for the duration of the GSSP. Graduate GSSP students have the option to live on or off campus.

Pathway Programs

  • 220 Pawtucket St, Lowell, MA 01854, USA

    Business

    USD 31,290 Tuition Fee

    Undergraduate Pathway: The two-semester undergraduate pathway programme in Business

    includes core modules like Navigating the Undergraduate GSSP, College Writing I ESL, Economics I, Management Pre-Calculus plus Lab, Life Science plus Lab and Supplemental Instruction in the first semester. On successful completion of all core units, students progress onto semester two. Semester two includes core modules like College Writing II ESL, Management Calculus, Economics II, Introduction to Business, Introduction to Sociology and Supplemental Instruction. Upon successful completion of second semester, students then become eligible to enter year 2 of Business degree at University of Massachusetts - Lowell.

  • 220 Pawtucket St, Lowell, MA 01854, USA

    Business

    USD 31,290 Tuition Fee

    Undergraduate Pathway: The three-semester undergraduate pathway programme in Business

    includes core modules like Navigating the Undergraduate GSSP, College Writing A ESL, Economics I, Management Pre-Calculus plus Lab and Management Pre-Calculus Supplemental Instruction in the first semester. Second semester core modules include College Writing I ESL, Management Calculus, Economics II, Introduction to Business and Supplemental Instruction. Third semester core modules include College Writing II ESL, Life Science plus Lab, Introduction to Sociology and Supplemental Instruction. Upon successful completion of third semester, students then become eligible to enter year 2 of Business degree at University of Massachusetts - Lowell.

  • 220 Pawtucket St, Lowell, MA 01854, USA

    Business

    USD 25,358 Tuition Fee

    graduate Pathway: The two-semester postgraduate pathway programme in Business includes core modules like Navigating the Graduate Pathway, Academic Communications for Graduate Students, Financial Accounting, Operating Fundamentals and GMAT Support Tutorial in the first semester. On successful completion of all core units, students progress onto semester two. Semester two includes core modules like Advanced Communication for Graduate Students, Marketing Fundamentals, Business Financial Analysis, Organizational Behavior, Global Enterprise and Competition and GMAT Support Tutorial. Upon successful completion of second semester, students then become eligible for entry into UMass Lowell graduate Business degree programs.

  • 220 Pawtucket St, Lowell, MA 01854, USA

    Business (Extended)

    USD 35,805 Tuition Fee

    Undergraduate Pathway: The three-semester undergraduate pathway programme in Business

    includes core modules like Navigating the Undergraduate GSSP, College Writing A ESL, Economics I, Management Pre-Calculus plus Lab and Management Pre-Calculus Supplemental Instruction in the first semester. Second semester core modules include College Writing I ESL, Management Calculus, Economics II, Introduction to Business and Supplemental Instruction. Third semester core modules include College Writing II ESL, Life Science plus Lab, Introduction to Sociology and Supplemental Instruction. Upon successful completion of third semester, students then become eligible to enter year 2 of Business degree at University of Massachusetts - Lowell.

  • 220 Pawtucket St, Lowell, MA 01854, USA

    Computer Science

    USD 25,358 Tuition Fee

    Graduate Pathway: The two-semester postgraduate pathway programme in Computer Science includes core modules like Navigating the Graduate Pathway, Academic Communications for Graduate Students, Graduate course in relevant department, Graduate course in relevant department, and GRE Support Tutorial in the first semester. On successful completion of all core units, students progress onto semester two. Semester two includes core modules like Advanced Communication for Graduate Students, Introduction to Graduate Research, Elective course in relevant department, Elective course in relevant department and GRE Support Tutorial. Upon successful completion of second semester, students then become eligible for entry into UMass Lowell graduate Computer Science degree programs.

  • 220 Pawtucket St, Lowell, MA 01854, USA

    Engineering

    USD 31,290 Tuition Fee

    Undergraduate Pathway: The two-semester undergraduate pathway programme in Sciences includes core modules like Navigating the Undergraduate GSSP, College Writing I ESL, Chemistry plus Lab, Calculus I, General Psychology and Supplemental Instruction in the first semester. On successful completion of all core units, students progress onto semester two. Semester two includes core modules like College Writing II ESL, Physics plus Lab, Calculus II, Introduction to Engineering, Introduction to Sociology and Supplemental Instruction. Upon successful completion of second semester, students then become eligible to enter year 2 of Engineering degree at University of Massachusetts - Lowell.

  • 220 Pawtucket St, Lowell, MA 01854, USA

    Engineering

    USD 31,290 Tuition Fee

    Undergraduate Pathway: The three-semester undergraduate pathway programme in Engineering includes core modules like Navigating the Undergraduate GSSP, College Writing A ESL, Chemistry plus Lab and Calculus I A in the first semester. Second semester core modules include College Writing I ESL, Calculus I B, Introduction to Engineering, General Psychology and Supplemental Instruction. Third semester core modules include College Writing II ESL, Calculus I, Introduction to Sociology and Supplemental Instruction. Upon successful completion of third semester, students then become eligible to enter year 2 of Engineering degree at University of Massachusetts - Lowell.

  • 220 Pawtucket St, Lowell, MA 01854, USA

    Engineering

    USD 25,358 Tuition Fee

    graduate Pathway: The two-semester postgraduate pathway programme in Engineering includes core modules like Navigating the Graduate Pathway, Academic Communications for Graduate Students, Graduate course in relevant department, Graduate course in relevant department, and GRE Support Tutorial in the first semester. On successful completion of all core units, students progress onto semester two. Semester two includes core modules like Advanced Communication for Graduate Students, Introduction to Graduate Research, Elective course in relevant department, Elective course in relevant department and GRE Support Tutorial. Upon successful completion of second semester, students then become eligible for entry into UMass Lowell graduate Engineering degree programs.

  • 220 Pawtucket St, Lowell, MA 01854, USA

    Engineering (Extended)

    USD 35,805 Tuition Fee

    Undergraduate Pathway: The three-semester undergraduate pathway programme in Engineering includes core modules like Navigating the Undergraduate GSSP, College Writing A ESL, Chemistry plus Lab and Calculus I A in the first semester. Second semester core modules include College Writing I ESL, Calculus I B, Introduction to Engineering, General Psychology and Supplemental Instruction. Third semester core modules include College Writing II ESL, Calculus I, Introduction to Sociology and Supplemental Instruction. Upon successful completion of third semester, students then become eligible to enter year 2 of Engineering degree at University of Massachusetts - Lowell.

  • 220 Pawtucket St, Lowell, MA 01854, USA

    Fine Arts

    USD 31,290 Tuition Fee

    Undergraduate Pathway: The two-semester undergraduate pathway programme in Fine Arts includes core modules like Navigating the Undergraduate GSSP, College Writing I ESL, Quantitative Reasoning, Life Science plus Lab, Humanities Elective and Supplemental Instruction in the first semester. On successful completion of all core units, students progress onto semester two. Semester two includes core modules like College Writing II ESL, Science plus Lab, Introduction to Sociology, Introduction to Political Science, Introduction to Psychology and Supplemental Instruction. Upon successful completion of second semester, students then become eligible to enter year 2 of Fine Arts degree at University of Massachusetts - Lowell.

  • 220 Pawtucket St, Lowell, MA 01854, USA

    Fine Arts

    USD 31,290 Tuition Fee

    Undergraduate Pathway: The three-semester undergraduate pathway programme in Fine Arts includes core modules like Navigating the Undergraduate GSSP, College Writing A ESL, Quantitative Reasoning, Introduction to Political Science and Supplemental Instruction in the first semester. Second semester core modules include College Writing I, Life Science plus Lab, Introduction to Sociology and Supplemental Instruction. Third semester core modules include College Writing II, Science plus Lab, General Psychology, Humanities Elective and Supplemental Instruction. Upon successful completion of third semester, students then become eligible to enter year 2 of Fine Arts degree at University of Massachusetts - Lowell.

  • 220 Pawtucket St, Lowell, MA 01854, USA

    Fine Arts

    USD 25,358 Tuition Fee

    Graduate Pathway: The two-semester postgraduate pathway programme in Fine Arts includes core modules like Navigating the Graduate Pathway, Academic Communications for Graduate Students, Graduate course in relevant department, Graduate course in relevant department, and GRE Support Tutorial in the first semester. On successful completion of all core units, students progress onto semester two. Semester two includes core modules like Advanced Communication for Graduate Students, Introduction to Graduate Research, Graduate course in relevant department, Graduate course in relevant department and GRE Support Tutorial. Upon successful completion of second semester, students then become eligible for entry into UMass Lowell graduate fine arts degree programs.

  • 220 Pawtucket St, Lowell, MA 01854, USA

    Fine Arts (Extended)

    USD 35,805 Tuition Fee

    Undergraduate Pathway: The three-semester undergraduate pathway programme in Fine Arts includes core modules like Navigating the Undergraduate GSSP, College Writing A ESL, Quantitative Reasoning, Introduction to Political Science and Supplemental Instruction in the first semester. Second semester core modules include College Writing I, Life Science plus Lab, Introduction to Sociology and Supplemental Instruction. Third semester core modules include College Writing II, Science plus Lab, General Psychology, Humanities Elective and Supplemental Instruction. Upon successful completion of third semester, students then become eligible to enter year 2 of Fine Arts degree at University of Massachusetts - Lowell.

  • 220 Pawtucket St, Lowell, MA 01854, USA

    Health Science

    USD 31,290 Tuition Fee

    Undergraduate Pathway: The two-semester undergraduate pathway programme in Health Sciences includes core modules like Navigating the Undergraduate GSSP, College Writing I ESL, Introduction to Public Health and Seminar, Anatomy & Physiology I plus Lab, Introduction to Statistics and Supplemental Instruction in the first semester. On successful completion of all core units, students progress onto semester two. Semester two includes core modules like College Writing II ESL, Anatomy & Physiology II, Social Science Elective, General Psychology, Supplemental Instruction. Upon successful completion of second semester, students then become eligible to enter year 2 of Health Sciences degree at University of Massachusetts - Lowell.

  • 220 Pawtucket St, Lowell, MA 01854, USA

    Health Science

    USD 31,290 Tuition Fee

    Undergraduate Pathway: The three-semester undergraduate pathway programme in Health Sciences includes core modules like Navigating the Undergraduate GSSP, College Writing A ESL, Anatomy & Physiology I plus Lab, Introduction to Statistics and Supplemental Instruction in the first semester. Second semester core modules include College Writing I, Introduction to Public Health and Seminar, Introduction to Sociology, General Psychology and Supplemental Instruction. Third semester core modules include College Writing II, Anatomy & Physiology II, Social Science Elective and Supplemental Instruction. Upon successful completion of third semester, students then become eligible to enter year 2 of Health Sciences degree at University of Massachusetts - Lowell.

  • 220 Pawtucket St, Lowell, MA 01854, USA

    Health Science

    USD 25,358 Tuition Fee

    Graduate Pathway: The two-semester postgraduate pathway programme in Health Sciences includes core modules like Navigating the Graduate Pathway, Academic Communications for Graduate Students, Graduate course in relevant department, Graduate course in relevant department, and GRE Support Tutorial in the first semester. On successful completion of all core units, students progress onto semester two. Semester two includes core modules like Advanced Communication for Graduate Students, Introduction to Graduate Research, Elective course in relevant department, Elective course in relevant department and GRE Support Tutorial. Upon successful completion of second semester, students then become eligible for entry into UMass Lowell graduate health sciences degree programs.

  • 220 Pawtucket St, Lowell, MA 01854, USA

    Health Science (Extended)

    USD 35,805 Tuition Fee

    Undergraduate Pathway: The three-semester undergraduate pathway programme in Health Sciences includes core modules like Navigating the Undergraduate GSSP, College Writing A ESL, Anatomy & Physiology I plus Lab, Introduction to Statistics and Supplemental Instruction in the first semester. Second semester core modules include College Writing I, Introduction to Public Health and Seminar, Introduction to Sociology, General Psychology and Supplemental Instruction. Third semester core modules include College Writing II, Anatomy & Physiology II, Social Science Elective and Supplemental Instruction. Upon successful completion of third semester, students then become eligible to enter year 2 of Health Sciences degree at University of Massachusetts - Lowell.

  • 220 Pawtucket St, Lowell, MA 01854, USA

    Humanities

    USD 31,290 Tuition Fee

    Undergraduate Pathway: The two-semester undergraduate pathway programme in Humanities includes core modules like Navigating the Undergraduate GSSP, College Writing I ESL, Quantitative Reasoning, Life Science plus Lab, Humanities Elective and Supplemental Instruction in the first semester. On successful completion of all core units, students progress onto semester two. Semester two includes core modules like College Writing II ESL, Science plus Lab, Introduction to Sociology, Introduction to Political Science, Introduction to Psychology and Supplemental Instruction. Upon successful completion of second semester, students then become eligible to enter year 2 of Humanities degree at University of Massachusetts - Lowell.

  • 220 Pawtucket St, Lowell, MA 01854, USA

    Humanities

    USD 31,290 Tuition Fee

    Undergraduate Pathway: The three-semester undergraduate pathway programme in Humanities includes core modules like Navigating the Undergraduate GSSP, College Writing A ESL, Quantitative Reasoning, Introduction to Political Science and Supplemental Instruction in the first semester. Second semester core modules include College Writing I, Life Science plus Lab, Introduction to Sociology and Supplemental Instruction. Third semester core modules include College Writing II, Science plus Lab, General Psychology, Humanities Elective and Supplemental Instruction. Upon successful completion of third semester, students then become eligible to enter year 2 of Humanities degree at University of Massachusetts - Lowell.

  • 220 Pawtucket St, Lowell, MA 01854, USA

    Humanities

    USD 25,358 Tuition Fee

    graduate Pathway: The two-semester postgraduate pathway programme in Humanities includes core modules like Navigating the Graduate Pathway, Academic Communications for Graduate Students, Graduate course in relevant department, Graduate course in relevant department, and GRE Support Tutorial in the first semester. On successful completion of all core units, students progress onto semester two. Semester two includes core modules like Advanced Communication for Graduate Students, Introduction to Graduate Research, Graduate course in relevant department, Graduate course in relevant department and GRE Support Tutorial. Upon successful completion of second semester, s

  • 220 Pawtucket St, Lowell, MA 01854, USA

    Humanities (Extended)

    USD 35,805 Tuition Fee

    Undergraduate Pathway: The three-semester undergraduate pathway programme in Humanities includes core modules like Navigating the Undergraduate GSSP, College Writing A ESL, Quantitative Reasoning, Introduction to Political Science and Supplemental Instruction in the first semester. Second semester core modules include College Writing I, Life Science plus Lab, Introduction to Sociology and Supplemental Instruction. Third semester core modules include College Writing II, Science plus Lab, General Psychology, Humanities Elective and Supplemental Instruction. Upon successful completion of third semester, students then become eligible to enter year 2 of Humanities degree at University of Massachusetts - Lowell.

  • 220 Pawtucket St, Lowell, MA 01854, USA

    Science

    USD 25,358 Tuition Fee

    graduate Pathway: The two-semester postgraduate pathway programme in Sciences includes core modules like Navigating the Graduate Pathway, Academic Communications for Graduate Students, Graduate course in relevant department, Graduate course in relevant department, and GRE Support Tutorial in the first semester. On successful completion of all core units, students progress onto semester two. Semester two includes core modules like Advanced Communication for Graduate Students, Introduction to Graduate Research, Elective course in relevant department, Elective course in relevant department and GRE Support Tutorial. Upon successful completion of second semester, students then become eligible for entry into UMass Lowell graduate health sciences degree programs.

  • 220 Pawtucket St, Lowell, MA 01854, USA

    Science (Extended)

    USD 35,805 Tuition Fee

    Undergraduate Pathway: The three-semester undergraduate pathway programme in Sciences includes core modules like Navigating the Undergraduate GSSP, College Writing A ESL, Calculus I and Chemistry I or Biology I plus Lab in the first semester. Second semester core modules include College Writing I ESL, Calculus I B, Introduction to Sociology, Social Science Elective and Supplemental Instruction. Third semester core modules include College Writing II ESL, Calculus I, General Psychology and Supplemental Instruction. Upon successful completion of third semester, students then become eligible to enter year 2 of Sciences degree at University of Massachusetts - Lowell.

  • 220 Pawtucket St, Lowell, MA 01854, USA

    Sciences

    USD 31,290 Tuition Fee

    Undergraduate Pathway: The two-semester undergraduate pathway programme in Sciences includes core modules like Navigating the Undergraduate GSSP, College Writing A ESL, Calculus I, Chemistry I or Biology I plus Lab, Introduction to Sociology and Social Science Elective in the first semester. On successful completion of all core units, students progress onto semester two. Semester two includes core modules like College Writing I ESL, Calculus II, Introduction to Psychology, Chemistry or Biology II plus Lab and Supplemental Instruction. Upon successful completion of second semester, students then become eligible to enter year 2 of Science degree at University of Massachusetts - Lowell.

  • 220 Pawtucket St, Lowell, MA 01854, USA

    Sciences

    USD 31,290 Tuition Fee

    Undergraduate Pathway: The three-semester undergraduate pathway programme in Sciences includes core modules like Navigating the Undergraduate GSSP, College Writing A ESL, Calculus I and Chemistry I or Biology I plus Lab in the first semester. Second semester core modules include College Writing I ESL, Calculus I B, Introduction to Sociology, Social Science Elective and Supplemental Instruction. Third semester core modules include College Writing II ESL, Calculus I, General Psychology and Supplemental Instruction. Upon successful completion of third semester, students then become eligible to enter year 2 of Sciences degree at University of Massachusetts - Lowell.

  • 220 Pawtucket St, Lowell, MA 01854, USA

    Social Sciences

    USD 31,290 Tuition Fee

    Undergraduate Pathway: The two-semester undergraduate pathway programme in Social Sciences includes core modules like Navigating the Undergraduate GSSP, College Writing I ESL, Quantitative Reasoning, Life Science plus Lab, Humanities Elective and Supplemental Instruction in the first semester. On successful completion of all core units, students progress onto semester two. Semester two includes core modules like College Writing II ESL, Science plus Lab, Introduction to Sociology, Introduction to Political Science, Introduction to Psychology and Supplemental Instruction. Upon successful completion of second semester, students then become eligible to enter year 2 of Social Sciences degree at University of Massachusetts - Lowell.

  • 220 Pawtucket St, Lowell, MA 01854, USA

    Social Sciences

    USD 31,290 Tuition Fee

    Undergraduate Pathway: The three-semester undergraduate pathway programme in Social Sciences includes core modules like Navigating the Undergraduate GSSP, College Writing A ESL, Quantitative Reasoning, Introduction to Political Science and Supplemental Instruction in the first semester. Second semester core modules include College Writing I, Life Science plus Lab, Introduction to Sociology and Supplemental Instruction. Third semester core modules include College Writing II, Science plus Lab, General Psychology, Humanities Elective and Supplemental Instruction. Upon successful completion of third semester, students then become eligible to enter year 2 of Social Sciences degree at University of Massachusetts - Lowell.

  • 220 Pawtucket St, Lowell, MA 01854, USA

    Social Sciences

    USD 25,358 Tuition Fee

    Graduate Pathway: The two-semester postgraduate pathway programme in Social Sciences includes core modules like Navigating the Graduate Pathway, Academic Communications for Graduate Students, Graduate course in relevant department, Graduate course in relevant department, and GRE Support Tutorial in the first semester. On successful completion of all core units, students progress onto semester two. Semester two includes core modules like Advanced Communication for Graduate Students, Introduction to Graduate Research, Graduate course in relevant department, Graduate course in relevant department and GRE Support Tutorial. Upon successful completion of second semester, students then become eligible for entry into UMass Lowell graduate social sciences degree programs.

  • 220 Pawtucket St, Lowell, MA 01854, USA

    Social Sciences (Extended)

    USD 35,805 Tuition Fee

    Undergraduate Pathway: The three-semester undergraduate pathway programme in Social Sciences includes core modules like Navigating the Undergraduate GSSP, College Writing A ESL, Quantitative Reasoning, Introduction to Political Science and Supplemental Instruction in the first semester. Second semester core modules include College Writing I, Life Science plus Lab, Introduction to Sociology and Supplemental Instruction. Third semester core modules include College Writing II, Science plus Lab, General Psychology, Humanities Elective and Supplemental Instruction. Upon successful completion of third semester, students then become eligible to enter year 2 of Social Sciences degree at University of Massachusetts - Lowell.

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Admission Requirements

  • Minimum GPA 2.00
  • Minimum incoming TOEFL 55
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 4.50
  • Minimum PTE 38

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    Students who successfully complete the UMass Lowell GSSP with a grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher are awarded the International Scholars Award. This scholarship is awarded at the beginning of the second year of bachelor and awarded at the end of each academic year. This scholarship can be renewed depending on the student maintaining full-time undergraduate status and a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 at the end of each academic year. Additionally, high achieving students receive merit-based scholarships from UMass Lowell GSSP. Since UMass Dartmouth GSP is a Navitas member institution, the Navitas family bursary is awarded in situations where two or more students from the same family are enrolled.  

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    The UMass Lowell GSSP is a Navitas member institution. Being under the umbrella of Navitas gives colleges and universities access to resources and expertise that help them drive large-scale initiatives that benefit students, faculty, staff and local communities. The successful completion of a Navitas pathway program guarantees admission in the partner university.

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