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University of Massachusetts-Boston Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$21,816 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$1,714 tuition
$9,050 off campus room & board
$800 books
$10,252 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$36,000 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$9,758 tuition
$9,050 off campus room & board
$800 books
$16,392 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$4,694 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
81% of students receive aid
46% get federal aid ($4,940 avg)
56% get state aid ($2,280 avg)
59% get institn'l aid ($4,694 avg)
63% get loans ($5,470 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 4.13% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 4.71% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $9,370 67%
Federal Grant Aid $4,940 46%
Pell Grants $4,450 46%
Other Federal Grants $763 30%
Institution Grant Aid $4,694 59%
State Grant Aid $2,280 56%
Student Loans $5,470 63%
Federal Loans $4,983 63%
Other Loans $8,525 4%

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-Boston offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
100 Morrissey Boulevard
Boston, MA 02125-3393
(617) 287-5000
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $71
Out of State $406


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Patricia from Melbourne, FL
  • Feb-20-2014 I am a past student here

    Take the Old Town Trolley Tour. It leaves from the aquarium and has many stops to let you see the sights. Take it around once anto get an overview and make day trips.

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  • 4
  • Amanda from Wallingford, CT
  • Jan-20-2014 I am a current student here

    I am out of state and the school has a lot to offer. The teachers are very enthusiastic about their classes and it makes for a very enjoyable class.

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