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University Costs

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

2014-2015 Estimated Tuition and Fees for Full-Time Undergraduate and Stockbridge Students


Tuition/Fees: $13,258
Room/Board: $10,957
Total: $24,215

Out-of-State & International*

Tuition/Fees: $28,813
Room/Board: $10,957
Total: $39,770


Tuition/Fees: $21,876
Room/Board: $10,957
Total: $32,833

*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 2014-2015 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: $10,957
Total: $15,967


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.