Amherst College

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Institution Profile

Name: Amherst College

Address: Boltwood Avenue

City: Amherst

State: MA, 01002-5000

Website:

Phone: (413) 542-2000

Size: 1,000 - 4,999

Setting: Town: Fringe

Sector: Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above

Highest Offering: Bachelor's degree


Costs and Fees At-a-Glance

  • Application Fee: $60
  • Tuition: $44,610
  • Books & Supplies: $1,000
  • Room & Board: $11,650

Submission Requirements Checklist

  • Admissions Tests: Required
  • Teacher Recommendations: Required
  • School GPA: Recommended
  • Class Rank: Recommended
  • Transcript: Required

Application Information

  • Application Deadline: January 01

  • Common Application: yes
  • Universal Application: no

Student Body

In 2012, for all enrolled students the ratio of men to women:



In 2012, for all enrolled students the racial breakdown was:

Athletics

Conference: NCAA Division III (with football)

Total Male Participants: 320

Total Female Participants: 242

Admissions

In 2012, the applicant pool for this institution was comprised of:

Applicant Pool Applications Acceptances Rate
Men 3,656 553 15%
Women 4,805 574 11%
Total 8,461 1,127 13%

Test Type Score Type 25% 75% Population
SAT Math 660 770 68%
Writing 670 770
Critical Reading 660 760
ACT English 31 31 36%
Math 29 34
Writing
Composite 30 34

Tuition

The table below contains estimates costs for full-time beginning undergraduate students.

Location 2009 - 10 2010 - 11 2011 - 12 2012 - 13
In District $38,928 $40,862 $42,898 $44,610
In State $38,928 $40,862 $42,898 $44,610
Out Of State $38,928 $40,862 $42,898 $44,610

Cost 2009 - 10 2010 - 11 2011 - 12 2012 - 13
Books $1,000 $1,000 $1,000 $1,000
Room & Board $10,150 $10,660 $11,200 $11,650

Enrollments

In 2012, the enrollment at this institution was comprised of:

Degree Type Part Time Full Time Total
Total 1,817 1,817
Undergraduate 1,817 1,817

Financial Aid

Below is the average financial aid information for those who were entering postsecondary education for the first time in 2012.

Grant Num Students Pct Students Avg Amount Total
Federal Grant 91 20% $5,204 $473,560
State/Local Grant 7 2% $1,257 $8,800
Institution Grant 244 53% $39,189 $9,562,017
Loan Aid 89 19% $5,197 $462,571
Total Aid 288 62% $34,876 $10,044,377

To calculate how much attending this institution might cost you, you can visit the net price calculator on the insitution's website.

Financial aid is only available to those who qualify


Majors Offered

The listing below shows the most popular undergraduate majors offered based on how many graduates the program had.




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