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UMass Amherst tuition, fees, room and board rates are established each spring for the following academic year.

The information presented below is only an estimate. There may be additional charges not reflected below that appear on your university bill. These additional fees may be based on the student's career, level and program which are not included.

The Student Health Benefit Plan required by Massachusetts state law is not included. This fee may be waived if your health insurance meets the Massachusetts state requirements. Visit University Health Services for details.

For detailed information about fees and tuition visit the Bursar's Office.


Full-Time Undergraduates and Stockbridge Students

2015-2016 Estimated Tuition and Fees for Full-Time Undergraduate and Stockbridge Students

Costs for the academic year are based on estimated information. Final fees are set by the Board of Trustees in June 2015, therefore estimates are subject to change. Visit the Bursar's website for up-to-date 2015-2016 tuition, fees, room and board charges.

In-State

Tuition/Fees: $14,171
Room/Board: $11,503
Total: $25,674

Out-of-State

Tuition/Fees: $30,504
Room/Board: $11,503
Total: $42,007

International*

Tuition/Fees: $30,504
Room/Board: $11,503
Total: $42,007

NERSP**

Tuition/Fees: $23,567
Room/Board: $11,503
Total: $35,070

*Visit the International Programs Office for a more detailed look at the international student expense estimates.

**New England Regional Students Program (NERSP) gives a tuition break to New England residents enrolled in certain programs not offered by the public colleges and universities of their home state. Learn more about the Tuition Break program.

Half-Time Continuing & Professional Education Students

Estimated 2015-2016 Tuition and Fees for Half-Time Continuing and Professional Education Students

This is based on 6 credits per semester with a per credit cost of $385 plus a $45 registration and $150 UWW advising fee per term. Costs per credit vary by program.

Fees: $5,010
Room/Board: $11,504
Total: $16,514

 

Half-Time Undergraduate and Stockbridge Students

Estimated 2015-2016 Tuition and Fees for Undergraduate Students (non-CPE)

This is based on 6 credits per semester.

In-State

Fees: $9,660
Room/Board: $11,503
Total: $21,163

Out-of-State

 

Tuition/Fees: $19,177
Room/Board: $11,503
Total: $30,680

International*

 

Tuition/Fees: $19,177
Room/Board: $11,503
Total: $30,680

NERSP**

 

Tuition/Fees: $15,709
Room/Board: $11,503
Total: $27,212

*Visit the International Programs Office for a more detailed look at the international student expense estimates.

**New England Regional Students Program (NERSP) gives a tuition break to New England residents enrolled in certain programs not offered by the public colleges and universities of their home state. Learn more about the Tuition Break program.

 

Other Costs

In addition to tuition and fees, you will need to factor expenses for books and supplies into your academic costs. These will vary according to your field of study, but generally range from $500 to $1,000 for the academic year. Personal and transportation expenses usually range from $700 to $1,400 per year. We add these expenses to the costs above and use the total, a figure referred to as your “Estimated Cost of Attendance”, to determine your eligibility and need for financial aid.