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Amherst College

Amherst, MA
The Basics

Visiting And Contact Information

220 South Pleasant Street

Amherst, MA 01002

United States

Phone: 413-542-2328

Fax: 413-542-2040

Website

Admissions See more

GETTING IN: HIGHLY SELECTIVE
Applicants:
7,927
Acceptance Rate:
14%

ENROLLMENT

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
1,785
In-State / Out-of-State:
 
In- State
Out of State

TEST SCORE RANGES OF INCOMING FRESHMAN

SAT Reading Range
670     760
SAT Math Range
680     770
ACT Composite Range
30     34

ADMISSIONS DEADLINES

Early Decision
November
15
Regular
January
1

VERY IMPORTANT ADMISSIONS FACTORS

  • Academic
  • Rigor of Secondary School Record
  • Academic GPA
  • Standardized Test Scores
  • Application Essay
  • Recommendation(s)
  • Non-Academic
  • Extracurricular Activities
  • Talent / Ability
  • Character / Personal Qualities
  • First Generation

Academics & Majors See more

Student/Faculty Ratio
8:1
Number of Majors: 58



  • Degrees Offered
  • Certificate
  • Bachelor's

% OF STUDENT BODY WHO...

Sports See more

Athletics Division: Division III Number of Men's Sports: 14 Sports Team Name: Lord Jeffs Number of Women's Sports: 15

Student Body See more

Gender
Female
Male
Ethnicity
Asian
African American
Hispanic/Latino
White
Other
Full or Part-Time
Full-Time
Part-Time

Campus Life/Facilities See more

Campus Size: 1020 acresNumber of Student Organizations: 100 Ugrads Living On Campus: 98%
% of campus is accesible to physically disabled students.

✓ Note Taking
✓ Reader Service
✓ Tape Recorder
✓ Tutors

GREEK LIFE: % OF STUDENT BODY WHO...

Tuition & Aid See more

Private Institution Tuition
$47,720
Average Total Financial Aid Package:
$46,809

Average Freshman Scholarship Package:
$47,553
Avg. % of Need Met:
100%

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    # 9
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At A Glance

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