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Amherst College

Amherst, Massachusetts
Main Quad credit: David Emmerman
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Overview
Private not-for-profit
1,849 Undergraduates
14% Admissions Rate
Suburb: Large
Private
Region: Northeast
Division 3
Selective
Size: Small
Bachelor's
Amherst College
Boltwood Avenue
Amherst, Massachusetts
01002-5000
(413) 542-2000
www.amherst.edu
Location

Amherst is a town in Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States, in the Connecticut River valley. As of the 2010 census, the population was 37,819, making it the highest populated municipality in Hampshire County . The town is home to Amherst College, Hampshire College, and the University of Massachusetts Amherst, three of the Five Colleges. More from Wikipedia...

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Students
50%

Men

50%

Women

20

Average Age of Entering Students

100%

Live On Campus

16

New Transfer Students

Admissions
14%

Acceptance Rate

41%

Enrollment Yield

1360-1555

SAT Range

8,396

Applicants in 2016

Costs
$19,055

Typical Cost

$54,310

Average Tuition

62%

Recieve Financial Aid

56%

Have Loans

$10,414

Median Debt

Academics
8.0 to 1

Student to Faculty Ratio

10

National Merit Students

Bachelor's

Highest Degree Offered

Economics

Top Major

Athletics
Football Conference:

New England Small College Ath Conf

Basketball Conference:

New England Small College Ath Conf

Track & Field Conference:

New England Small College Ath Conf

Football Division:

3

Basketball Division:

3

Track Division:

3

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