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Amherst College

Campus Life and Facilities

Amherst Students Say...

While students at Amherst are “focused first and foremost on academics, nearly every student is active and enjoys life outside of the library.” “There’s a club or organization for every interest” here, and students assure us that if there isn’t one that you’re interested in, “the school will find the money for it.” Students also praise the “awesome... More More

Visiting And Contact Information

220 South Pleasant Street

Amherst, MA 01002

United States

Phone: 413-542-2328

Fax: 413-542-2040

Website

Campus Life
Quality of Life Rating: 79
Fire Safety Rating: 70
Green Rating: 61
Environment:Town (population 25,000 - 74,999)
Campus size: (number of acres): 1,020.00
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Campus Safety
Campus Security Report: https://www.amherst.edu/offices/campus_police/gene...

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.


Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety/

Student Housing
All Undergraduates Living on Campus: 98.00
Housing Options:Coed dorms
Cooperative housing
Assistance Finding Off-Campus Housing:No
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Student Activities
Registered Student Organizations:100
Student Activities:Academic Groups
Chamber Orchestra
Debating Club
Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Groups
Glee Club
Humor Magazine
Improv comedy
International Student Groups
Literary Magazine
Minority Student Groups
Political Discussion Groups
Radio Station
Religious Groups
Singing Groups
Social Services Group
Speakers Forum
Student Film Society
Student Union
Theater Program
Number of Honor Societies:2
Number of Social Sororities:0
    % of women who join:0%
Number of Social Fraternities:0
% of men who join: 0
Number of Religious Organizations:7
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Student Services
Other Services:Health
WomensCenter
Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Support Groups: Yes
Description:http://www.amherst.edu/~pridealliance/
Minority Support Groups: Yes
Description:http://www.amherst.edu/camp_life/grps_orgs.html#cul
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Sports
Athletic Division:3
Men's Sports Team Name:Lord Jeffs
Women's Sports Team Name:Lady Jeffs
Team Mascot:Lord Jeff
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ROTC
Army ROTC Offered:At Cooperating Institutions: University of Massachusetts at Amherst
Air Force ROTC Offered:At Cooperating Institutions: University of Massachusetts at Amherst
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Technology On Campus / Facilities
Campus-wide Internet Network: Yes
Email and Web Access Available: Yes
Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms: 15
Average Number of PC's per Lab: 19.00
Network Access in Dorm Rooms: Yes
Network Access in Dorm Lounges: Yes
Fee for Network Use: No
Student Web Pages Permitted: Yes
Student Web Pages Provided: Yes
Partnerships with Technology Companies: No
Online Class Registration Available: No
Personal computer included in tuition for each student: No
Require Undergraduates to Own Computers: No
Undergraduates that Own Computers: 95.00
Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors: Yes
Description: Apple, Dell, Lenovo
Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses: No
Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations: Yes
Special Facilities:Art, natural history, geology museums, language labs, observatory,planetarium, The Amherst Center for Russian Culture, The Dickinson Homestead
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Key Statistics

Campus Life & Facilities

  • Quality of Life Rating:
    79
  • Fire Safety Rating:
    70
  • Green Rating:
    61
  • Campus Environment:
    Town
  • First-Year Students
    Living on Campus:
    100%
  • All Undergraduates
    Living on Campus:
    98.00
  • # of Organizations:
    100
  • # of Honor Societies:
    2
  • # of Social Sororities:
    0
  • # of Social Fraternities:
    0
  • Number of Religious
    Organizations:
    7
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