"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

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

Most UWW students receive financial aid. You may be eligible for loans, grants or scholarships. To be eligible for federal financial aid you will need to take at least 6 credits a semester. To apply you'll need to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The UMass Amherst school code is 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. Learn more about UMass UWW's commitment to military families


You may be eligible for a scholarship. Learn more about scholarships for adult students

employer reimbursement

Many employers offer tuition assistance and reimbursement. Contact your employer to learn more.

international Students

Only U.S. citizens and permanent residents are eligible for federal financial aid. Learn more and visit EducationUSA for guidance on how to find scholarships and other sources of financial aid.