The cost of a UMass Amherst education includes tuition and required fees, and if you live on campus, you will have a room and board charge on your bill.
Rates are established in the spring for the following academic year. The Bursar's website has an explanation of all the required fees .
- dependent students on H-4 visas, whose parents have been residing and working in Massachusetts for a year or more;
- students who have received Deferred Status through the Obama initiative.
International students on student visas will not qualify for in-state tuition. International students will be considered out-of-state for tuition residency purposes; they must contact the Undergraduate Admissions Office and provide appropriate visa documentation in order to initiate a residency reclassification review.
For more detailed information about tuition residency, contact the Undergraduate Admissions Office at 413-545-0222 or visit Residency Policy. 
University Costs 
UMass Amherst tuition, fees, room and board rates are established each spring for the following academic year. Learn more about university costs.