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Financial Aid


We Help Make Your Goals Doable

Smart move! You’ve got your sights set on a graduate degree from one of the nation’s top research universities. We’re committed to making it doable for you—and your budget. From paid graduate student positions to federal loans and TEACH grants, you’ll find plenty of ways to fund your graduate education. 

What's New and How to Get Started

Need help estimating costs? Filing the FAFSA? Applying for a graduate assistantship? Our financial aid counselors know their stuff. We’ll help you get started and put together a package that fits your needs – all you have to do is ask. 

What Does a Graduate Education Cost?

The cost of a UMass Amherst graduate education includes tuition and fees. If you live on campus, you’ll have a room and board charge. Remember to factor in expenses for books and supplies, which generally range from $500-$1,000 per year. We set rates in the spring for the next academic year.