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Information for Prospective Students

As you compare colleges and universities you must wade through a lot of information. The links below will help you find the details you seek and as well as key information about financial aid to help you apply.

University Costs
Definition of Terms
Applying for Aid
Searching for Scholarships
Application Deadlines
Receiving Aid
Appeals
Alternative Financing
Paying Your Bill
Student Job Listings
Information for Student Veterans


Important Information, Dates & Timeline

We compliled a list of important information, dates and timeline to guide you through the financial aid process.

2015-2016 Important Things to Know for Prospective Students

Admissions Open House Presentation

Net Price Calculator

To determine the estimated net price (cost of attendance minus median grant/scholarship aid) that a first-time full-time undergraduate student may pay to attend UMass Amherst, please try the Net Price Calculator.