Assistantships

Estimated Annual Costs with an Assistantship Award*

For both In-State and Out-of-State Residents

 


 

In-state

Out-of-state

Tuition

Waived

$2,640

$9,937

Curriculum Fee

Waived

$9,119

$15,895

Service Fee

$1,109

$1,109

$1,109

Graduate Senate Tax

$120

$120

$120

Mandatory Health Fee

 

$33

$621

$621

Optional Health Fee

 

$138

$2,617

$2,617


 



Total Cost

$1,400

 

 

 

 

To learn about the type of work MBA students perform as part of their assistantship award, please click here. Also visit the Graduate Assistantship Office for more information.

 

*These amounts are based upon 2013/2014 Tuition and Fees rates.

 

*Tuition and fees are calculated for a graduate student carrying at least 12 credits per semester. Tuition and some fees are prorated for students carrying fewer than 9 credits. For more information please visit the Office of the Bursar

 

*Does not include the One-Time Grad Entering Fee of $357, which is not waived by an assistantship award.

 

**UMass Amherst requires that all students carry adequate health insurance. If an student already carries health insurance, he or she may be able to waive the annual "Optional Health Fee."  For waiver eligibility, please visit University Health Services.

 

 **This figure is for an individual student; the cost for family health insurance is greater. For more information visit the Office of the Bursar.