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University of Massachusetts-Amherst Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$24,882 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$1,714 tuition
$10,439 on campus room & board
$1,000 books and supplies
$11,729 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)

$39,598 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$9,937 tuition
$10,439 on campus room & board
$1,000 books and supplies
$18,222 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$6,074 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
88% of students receive aid
22% get federal aid ($4,448 avg)
53% get state aid ($2,144 avg)
55% get institn'l aid ($6,074 avg)
61% get loans ($8,146 avg)

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Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $7,303 75%
Federal Grant Aid $4,448 22%
Pell Grants $4,117 22%
Other Federal Grants $443 16%
Institution Grant Aid $6,074 55%
State Grant Aid $2,144 53%
Student Loans $8,146 61%
Federal Loans $5,650 60%
Other Loans $13,609 11%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: March 1
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does University of Massachusetts-Amherst offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
300 Massachusetts Avenue
Amherst, MA 01003
(413) 545-0111
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $1,105
Out of State $2,331


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 3
  • Amanda from Tooele, UT
  • Jan-05-2015 I am a current student here

    I feel like it is extremely expensive for out of state students and the dorms aren't that great for what we are paying for. Do as much as you can to make up for it!

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  • Sam
  • Dec-22-2014 I am a current student here

    All colleges are expensive. UMass is a little pricey, but considering the reputation and experiences you will receive from going here, it's priceless. There are so many free resources on campus, and everyone is here to help. UMass is a great investment.

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  • 4
  • Caroline from NH
  • Apr-29-2014 I am a current student here

    College is expensive for everyone no matter where you go. Lots of chances to succeed at Umass, though.

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  • Megan from Ayer, MA
  • Apr-26-2014 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    There are a lot of different majors to chose from and the tuition/fees are cheaper than a lot of private schools. Also for students that want to become a veterinary, this school offers an animal farm so the students get to work with animals, not many schools have that option.

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