Tuition & Fees: What to Know
Get a good understanding of the tuition charges associated with UMass Amherst so that you can plan successfully for 4-6 years. Check out the numbers following to know how UMass Amherst's price measures up to other colleges and universities and if you need to arrange for tuition increases.
UMass Amherst Tuition & Fees Versus Other Schools
The following table shows how UMass Amherst compares to other colleges nationally, regionally and by state.
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In-State Students Will Get a Tuition Discount
The cost of tuition and fees at UMass Amherst is reduced dramatically for students from Massachusetts. Tuition and fees for in-state students is set at $15,411 for the 2017 - 2018 year, a 54.0% discount off the price charged to out-of-state students. Tuition is $15,030 and fees $381.
Out-of-state undergrads at UMass Amherst spent $33,477 in fees and tuition in 2017 - 2018. Of this total, $33,096 was the price of tuition and $381 the expense of fees.
Look at the table below to find 2017 - 2018 school year costs.
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Tuition and Fees Projection
Tuition and Fees for out-of-state students attending University of Massachusetts Amherst increased at an average annual rate of 4.9% in the last five years. Over that same period, tuition increased by 4.0% and fees increased by 0.0%. Due to this, we predict the price of tuition and fees for this year will be $35,131.
At this rate, we estimate the total cost of tuition and fees for a two year degree to be $71,997 and for a four year degree to be $151,283. Remember, this doesn't include other costs including room and board, books, and transportation.
The following chart shows projected upcoming fees and tuition including residence based reductions for undergraduates at UMass Amherst.
Due to the cost of living and other factors, the cost of college has a tendency to increase each year. For this reason your last year of school will be much more expensive than your first year.
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