In 2016, estimated total costs for out-of-state students living on campus are $47,000 per year. This sum includes tuition and fees ($32,400), room and board ($12,400), books and supplies ($1,000), estimated personal and transportation expenses ($1,500) per year. Besides, application fee costs $70 for undergraduates and $40 for graduate students.
UMass Amherst, located in Amherst, Massachusetts, sits on nearly 1,450-acres in the scenic Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts, 90 miles from Boston and 175 miles from New York City. The campus provides a rich cultural environment in a rural setting close to major urban centers.
UMass Amherst is the flagship and the largest of the UMass campuses, as well as the first established. The library system is the largest state-supported library system in New England with over 6.1 million items. The campus has many architecturally distinctive buildings commissioned by the Commonwealth and designed by world-renowned architects.