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The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Pre-College Tuition and Fees

Pre-college costs and fees vary by the type of program and class. Please refer to the tabs below for details about specific courses. 

Winter Pre-College

One-time application fee: $35

Program fees listed below include tuition and registration


Course Name

Program Fee


Digital Drawing & Watercolor

  • Textbook and Photoshop subscription required 



Intro to Programming with Video Games



Intro to Research in Psychology: Kwak Lab



Intro to Research in Psychology: Ready Lab



Winter Design Academy (ARCH 100/110)

  • Students will be provided a materials list to purchase separately.


4 credits

Winter Sport Leadership Academy



Undergraduate Courses

Undergraduate Courses for High School Students

The total price listed below includes the following: 

  • Tuition (3-4 Credit Course)
  • Registration fee
  • College Success Seminar (1-Credit Course)

*The total price does not include any required textbooks. 

Course Name Credits Instructor Total Cost
Introduction to Media and Culture 3 Jonathan Ong $1,598
Introduction to Science Fiction 4 Elena Igartuburu Garcia $2,000
Introduction to Python Programming 4 Russell Tessier $2,320
Human Performance & Nutrition 4 Gregory Grinnell $2,000
Intro Legal Studies 4 Kira Jean-Pierre $2,000
Comparative Politics 4 Bilgesu Sumer $2,000
Introductory Psychology 4 Shannon Gair $2,320
Special Topics- Forensic Psychology 3 Erik Cheries $1,838
Special Topics- Personal Finance and Investing 3 William Norton $1,817
Introduction to Sociology 4 Brandi Perri $2,000
Multivariate Calculus 4 Maria Nikolaou $2,320
Calculus II 4 Maria Correia  $2,320
Intro to Statistics 3 Joanna Jeneralczuk $1,838
College Success Seminar 1 Bradley Elwood Included 


Summer Pre-College