With UMass Lowell's Bachelor's Degree in Liberal Arts, you'll get a high-quality, multidisciplinary education that will prepare you for success in a wide range of fields including education, law, journalism, paralegal services, politics, human resources, communications, international governance, humanitarian assistance and more.
This online liberal arts program provides a balanced liberal arts curriculum, along with the opportunity to customize your studies by concentrating on two of the following subject areas:
- Art History
- Criminal Justice
- Gender Studies
- Graphic Design
- Legal Studies
- Political Science
With this affordable and flexible program — which is available entirely online or as a mix of online and on-campus courses — you will gain the valuable skills and capabilities that today's employers are looking for by:
- building robust critical thinking abilities
- developing strong oral and written communication skills
- devising creative approaches to problem solving
- acquiring a solid foundation in science and the humanities
As reported by Harvard Business Review based on numerous surveys commissioned by the Association of American Colleges & Universities, employers “overwhelmingly endorse broad learning and cross-cutting skills as the best preparation for long-term career success.” (Read more about the value of a liberal arts degree here: https://blog.gps.uml.edu/the-value-of-a-liberal-arts-degree).
The convenience and flexibility of UMass Lowell's online liberal arts program make it an ideal choice for working adults, transfer students, and students whose education plans were previously interrupted.
Transfer in up to 90 credits
- One of the most affordable tuitions in the nation
- Ranked as a top online bachelor's program by U.S. News & World Report
- Earn your degree online from a public research university and a leader in online education
- Online students receive the same UMass Lowell degree and diploma as on-campus students
Learn More About This Program:
To receive more information about this program, please fill out the Request Information form.
For more information, visit UMass Lowell's online Bachelor of Liberal Arts degree.
|Type of Fee||Amount|
|Fee Per Credit||$380|
|Registration Fee Per Semester||$30|
|Returned Check Fee Per Semester*||$30|
|Late Fee for Nonpayment||$50|
|Undergraduate Degree Application Fee||$60|
|Total for Course**||$1,170 ($380 x 3 credits = $1,140 + $30 registration fee per semester)|
*Applicable when check is returned unpaid
**Courses can vary from one to six credits; this total represents a standard three-credit course.
For registration information, visit UMass Lowell's website.
The University of Massachusetts Lowell is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE).
Admission is open to students who have earned a high school diploma or a GED. UMass Lowell's online programs operate on a rolling admissions basis. There is no application deadline, and each application is reviewed as soon as all application materials are received.
Availability of financial aid varies depending on matriculation and course status. Please check with UMass Lowell's Financial Aid Office at 978-934-4220 to determine eligibility.