UMass Amherst tuition, fees, room and board rates are established each spring for the following academic year.
The information presented below is only an estimate. There may be additional charges not reflected below that appear on your university bill. These additional fees may be based on the student's career, level and program which are not included.
The Student Health Benefit Plan required by Massachusetts state law is not included. This fee may be waived if your health insurance meets the Massachusetts state requirements. Visit University Health Services for details.
For detailed information about fees and tuition visit the Bursar's Office.
Half-Time University Without Walls Students
2021-2022 Tuition and Fees for Half-Time University Without Walls Students
This is based on 6 credits per semester with a per credit cost of $482 plus a $47 registration and $150 UWW advising fee per term. Costs per credit vary by program.
In addition to tuition and fees, you will need to factor expenses for books and supplies into your academic costs. These will vary according to your field of study, but generally range from $500 to $1,000 for the academic year. Personal and transportation expenses usually range from $700 to $1,400 per year. We add these expenses to the costs above and use the total, a figure referred to as your “Estimated Cost of Attendance”, to determine your eligibility and need for financial aid.