Financial Aid Services at UMass Amherst is committed to helping you meet the cost of your college education. Most UMass UWW students receive financial aid. You may be eligible for grants, scholarships, loans, work-study, military benefits or employer reimbursement.
federal financial aid
The UMass Amherst Financial Aid Guide will walk you through what types of aid you may be eligible for, how to apply, and how to contact UMass Financial Aid Services for help. To be eligible for federal financial aid you will need to take 6 credits a semester. To apply you'll need to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Our school code is 002221. Our time-honored tip: Apply for financial aid early.
veterans and military benefits
You may be eligible for a scholarship. Learn more about scholarships for adult students.
Many employers offer tuition assistance and reimbursement. Contact your employer to learn more.
Some international students and non-citizens are eligible for financial aid through the U.S. government. Learn more and visit EducationUSA for guidance on how to find scholarships and other sources of financial aid.