The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Campus' Major Expenditure Categories

The campus operating budget presents expenditures by how the funds will be used.  On an All Funds basis Instruction (32%) and Research (9%) comprise more than one-third of the cost. Operation and maintenance of the physical plant – including depreciation -- makes up another 16% of total spending and approximately 18% of spending is for auxiliary enterprises. 13% of the budget is dedicated to financial aid. The remaining 12% of the budget is spent on Public Service, Academic Support, Student Services, and Institutional Support.

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