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Dare to Dream Big: Invest in a University that Invests in You

UMass Amherst is the state’s flagship public higher education campus and one of the nation’s top 100 universities. We also rank among the best college values in the U.S. This is a place where you can invest in a high-quality education and look forward to a healthy return on your investment, whether your next step launches your career or furthers your education. What’s your dream? We’re here to help to make it possible.

Top 100  “Best College Values” in public colleges

Kiplinger’s Personal Finance

Most bang for the tuition buck

Money Magazine

# 26 Top public colleges and universities

U.S. News & World Report

What does UMass Education Cost?

We believe college is an investment in the future – your future – and we’re committed to ensuring you can attain the high-quality education you’re seeking. Find out how much it costs to attend UMass Amherst and see how our Financial Aid Services can help you pay for your time here.

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Check out our video playlist for everything from one-minute videos on grants, scholarships, tuition credits, work-study programs and loans to our step-by-step guide to completing the FAFSA.

College Costs Transparency Initiative

The University of Massachusetts is committed to using the Principles & Standards of the College Cost Transparency Initiative in the student financial aid offer.

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