Amherst College

NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association)
NESCAC (New England Small College Athletic Conference): http://www.nescac.com/landing/index

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Baccalaureate Colleges--Liberal Arts: These institutions are primarily undergraduate colleges with major emphasis on baccalaureate programs. They award at least half of their baccalaureate degrees in liberal arts fields.

ROTC: Navy
Study abroad
Teacher certification: Students must complete their preparation at another institution for certain areas of specialization

220 South Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA, 01002-5000

(413) 542-2000 

www.amherst.edu 

www.amherst.edu/admission/   

www.amherst.edu/~finaid/   

https://www.amherst.edu/admission/apply/firstyear   

cms.amherst.edu/aboutamherst/mission

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

Bachelor's

Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers

Institution does not accept dual, credit for life, or AP credits

While the Institution does not accept dual, credit for life, or AP credits, advanced standing in a given academic field (i.e. world languages) for AP or college-level courses taken in that area of study.

Academic Year Prices - 2012 (full-time, first-time undergraduate students)

Tuition & Fees 2012-13 2011-12 2010-11
In District $44,610 $42,898 $40,862
In State $44,610 $42,898 $40,862
Out of State $44,610 $42,898 $40,862
Books and Supplies $1,000 $1,000 $1,000
On Campus      
Room and Board $11,650 $11,200 $10,660
Other Expenses $1,800 $1,800 $1,800
Off Campus      
Room and Board $11,650 - -
Other Expenses $1,800 - -
Off Campus With Family      
Other Expenses $1,800 - -

Major NCAA Programs

Sport Conference
Football New England Small College Ath Conf
Basketball New England Small College Ath Conf
Baseball New England Small College Ath Conf
Cross Country/Track New England Small College Ath Conf

Financial Aid 2011-2012

Type of Aid Percent Receiving Aid Average Amount Received
Federal Grants
(scholarships/fellowships)
20.0% $5,204
State/Local Grant
(scholarships/fellowships)
2.0% $1,257
Institutional Grants
(scholarships/fellowships)
53.0% $39,189
Loans 19.0% $5,197
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The above information was obtained via the publicly-available Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), operated by the U.S. Department of Education, which compiles self-reported information provided by colleges and universities, for the purpose of making such information openly available to students and parents.

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