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Paying for College
Starting at MassBay means access to top-notch faculty, a wide range of courses and degree programs, and the support you need to succeed – for a fraction of the cost. At MassBay, we are committed to helping you get the financial support you need to reach your educational goals.
Invest in yourself. We can help.
Whether you need a little or a lot of financial support, we have programs that can you pay for your education:
Federal Financial Aid: If you are a U.S. Citizen or a Permanent Resident seeking a degree in a qualifying program, you may be eligible for financial aid, which include federal grants (money you don't have to pay back!), work study (earn money while you learn), and low-interest federal leoans
MassBay Scholarships: The MassBay Foundation awards more than $200,000 in scholarships to students registered for classes. Scholarships can help pay for tuition, books, or materials to support your education.
Commonwealth Commitment: Commit to starting at a community college, then transferring to one of the state universities or a UMass campus, and reap the financial savings.
Tuition-Free Plan for Boston Residents: Offered in partnership with Boston Public Schools and the Mayor’s Office of Workforce Development, Boston high school graduates may qualify to attend MassBay tuition-free, provided you meet certain income eligibility requirements.
Veteran and Military Benefits: MassBay consistently ranks among the top colleges for veterans and active military. Take advantage of your GI Bill and other benefits to help pay for education.