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Amherst College

Boltwood Avenue, Amherst, MA 01002-5000
(413) 542-2000

Tuition 2020 - 2021 (full-time, first-time undergraduate students)

Tuition & Fees 2020 - 2021 2019 - 2020 2018 - 2019
In District $60,890 $58,640 $56,426
In State $60,890 $58,640 $56,426
Out of State $60,890 $58,640 $56,426
Books/Misc. $1,000 $1,000 $1,000
On Campus
Room and Board $15,910 $15,310 $14,740
Other Expenses $1,800 $1,800 $1,800
Off Campus
Room and Board $15,910 $15,310 $14,740
Other Expenses $1,800 $1,800 $1,800
Off Campus With Family
Other Expenses - $1,800 $1,800


Financial Aid 2019 - 2020

Type of Aid Percent Receiving Aid Average Amount Received
Federal Grants 30.0% $5,323
State/Local Grant 4.0% $2,780
Institutional Grants 62.0% $55,042
Loans 18.0% $7,348

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NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association)

Baseball - New England Small College Ath Conf
Basketball - New England Small College Ath Conf
Football - New England Small College Ath Conf
Cross Country/Track - N/A


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


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


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.

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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Comments (1)

P. O'B  on 3/22/2019 8:10:26 AM

Great graduation rates, but you have to die to fail!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!