"Just out of high school I went to college for a semester but couldn't afford to continue. I had always planned to finish & UWW offered a way to meet that goal." -UWW alum
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 something called the FAFSA (school code 002221). Our time-honored tip: Apply for financial aid early.
veterans and military benefits
UMass Veteran Services can assist you with applying for your benefits. You can also watch our video called Applying for your Military Benefits. Learn more about UMass UWW's committment to military families.
You may be eligible for a scholarship. See what's available.
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.