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: Suburb: Large

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

Highest Offering: Bachelor's degree


Costs and Fees At-a-Glance

  • Application Fee: $60
  • Tuition: $46,574
  • Books & Supplies: $1,000
  • Room & Board: $12,170

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 2013, for all enrolled students the ratio of men to women:



In 2013, 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 2013, the applicant pool for this institution was comprised of:

Applicant Pool Applications Acceptances Rate
Men 3,601 536 14%
Women 4,326 596 13%
Total 7,927 1,132 14%

Test Type Score Type 25% 75% Population
SAT Math 680 770 63%
Writing 670 760
Critical Reading 670 760
ACT English 31 31 41%
Math 29 34
Writing
Composite 30 34

Tuition

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

Location 2010 - 11 2011 - 12 2012 - 13 2013 - 14
In District $40,862 $42,898 $44,610 $46,574
In State $40,862 $42,898 $44,610 $46,574
Out Of State $40,862 $42,898 $44,610 $46,574

Cost 2010 - 11 2011 - 12 2012 - 13 2013 - 14
Books $1,000 $1,000 $1,000 $1,000
Room & Board $10,660 $11,200 $11,650 $12,170

Enrollments

In 2013, the enrollment at this institution was comprised of:

Degree Type Part Time Full Time Total
Total 1,785 1,785
Undergraduate 1,785 1,785

Financial Aid

Below is the average financial aid information for those who were entering postsecondary education for the first time in 2013.

Grant Num Students Pct Students Avg Amount Total
Federal Grant 80 17% $5,485 $438,800
State/Local Grant 9 2% $650 $5,850
Institution Grant 264 57% $40,826 $10,777,976
Loan Aid 49 11% $6,066 $297,250
Total Aid 264 57% $42,510 $11,222,626

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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