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The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Financial Aid

We understand that investing in your education is a significant financial decision. With available scholarships and other tuition assistance programs, we make investing in tomorrow a little easier today. We also offer a no-interest installment payment plan to help spread the costs over the semester.

Financial Aid Services

Visit Financial Aid Services for information on:

  • Loans
  • Grants
  • Work-study programs
  • Scholarships
  • Tuition Credits

For information on the installment payment plan, visit the Bursar’s Office or call 413-545-2368.


The following two scholarships are specifically available to students taking classes through University Without Walls. You may be eligible for other scholarships, so make sure to visit Financial Aid Services.

Apply for Financial Aid

To be eligible for federal financial aid, you will need to enroll in at least 6 credits per semester and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form. The UMass Amherst school code is 002221.

To learn more about applying for financial aid, please visit Financial Aid Services or call 413-545-0801.