Understanding Tuition & Fees
Prepare financially for your degree. Contrast Amherst's fees and tuition to other U.S. schools. Look for price trends and increases to find out if you must devote more money for the following few years of paying for college.
Amherst Tuition & Fees Compared to Other Schools
For nationwide, regional and statewide comparisons, check out the following table to find out how Amherst compares to other colleges.
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Amherst Tuition Charges
Full-time students at Amherst College paid $52,476 in fees and tuition in the 2016 - 2017 school year, prior to corrections for financial aid. $51,620 was the price tag on tuition. $856 was the price of fees.
Unfortunately, this college doesn't provide any reductions to in-state students.
Tuition and fees take care of the costs of attendance for one year of school, but do not cover room and board, which is an additional cost you will incur when living on campus. Then again, most students wind up paying under maximum tuition because they get financial aid along with other discounts.
The subsequent table shows the expenses described above for the 2016 - 2017 academic year.
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Tuition & Fees Five Year Projection
There continues to be an increase of 4.2% in Amherst College fees and tuition for out-of-state students in the past five years. Tuition increased by 4.2% and fees increased by 3.2%. This school year, undergraduates can expect to pay $54,675 if the growth keeps up.
Due to price growth, the total expense of a four-year degree from Amherst would be $232,832, and the total expense of a two-year degree would be $111,640, not including extra expenses for books, transportation, and room and board.
View estimated potential tuition and fees for Amherst students in the below chart.
Be aware of just how much the tuition and fees are growing yearly. At a lot of colleges undergrads will wind up spending more money on their last year of school compared to what they did for their first.
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