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Amherst College

Amherst, MA
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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
Undergraduates from
In-State / Out-of-State: 
Out-of-State
In-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
American Indian or Alaska Native
Asian
Black or African American
Hispanic/Latino
White
Nonresident Aliens
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
Unknown
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%

Rankings And Lists

  • Top 10 Best Value Private Colleges:
    # 9
  • Most Politically Active Students :
    # 6
  • More

At A Glance

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