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Liberal Arts
Bachelor of Liberal Arts
Bachelor of Liberal Arts

Bachelor of Liberal Arts

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  • Level:4-Year Bachelor's Degree
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements

  • The Spring international application deadline is Dec. 12
  • The Fall international application deadline is Aug. 2
    • Had an average GPA of 3.59 and an average combined Evidence Based Reading and Math SAT score of 1239 (ACT equivalent 26)

English requirements

  • A minimum TOEFL score of 550 on the paper version of the test, 213 on the computer-based version or a 79-80 on the internet-based version. IELTS minimum score: 6.5.
  • Freshman applicants may waive the TOEFL, IELTS exam if their secondary institution provides written verification that the means of instruction is in English, they are enrolled in an IB curriculum, attend an American School or enrolled in a curriculum that leads to Cambridge International Examinations: IGCSE/O-Level and GCE/A level exam.

Course Information

The Bachelor of Liberal Arts degree at UMass Lowell offers students the opportunity to design a personalized program of two concentrations.

Bachelor of Liberal Arts

To be a Liberal Arts major:

  • Concentrations requirement: 6-8 courses in each concentration and at least 3 courses in each concentration must be taken at the 3000-4000 level.
  • Interdisciplinary focus requirement: Foundations in Liberal Studies and a Capstone in Liberal Studies
  • A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.20.

It is important that students meet regularly with their BLA advisor, since each concentration has specific requirements.

We also offer an Advising Pathway for the BLA to M.Ed for Teaching History with Initial Licensure at the Middle and Secondary Level. Please see your BLA advisor for more information about this option.

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

  • Careers in education, law, international business, international governance and humanitarian assistance, journalism, human services, museum sciences.

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