Amherst College - Amherst, MA

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Amherst College

School Overview

The highest degree offered by the school is the Bachelor's degree. The highest degree offered by the school is the Bachelor's degree.Amherst College is a private, for-profit school.

Contacting the School

Boltwood Avenue
Amherst, MA 01002-5000
Main Phone: 4135422000
Web Site:www.amherst.edu

Student Body Size and Diversity

In Fall 2002, the school had 1,683 (full-time equivalent) students. Male students comprised 46.4% of the student body, while females made up 53.6%.

Minority enrollment included African-American (160)%, Hispanic (196)%, Asian (152)%, and Native American (6)%.

Verbal SAT:
Three quarters of students scored at least 670.One quarter of students scored at least 770.

Math SAT:
On the Math SAT, 75% of students scored 660 or higher.One fourth of students scored 760 or higher.

Degree Levels

  • Bachelor's Degree

Degree Programs

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English Language And Literature
    History And Social SciencesLife SciencesPerforming And Visual ArtsPhysical SciencesPsychology

    Athletics, Including Athletic Scholarships & Financial Aid

    Amherst College belongs to the following athletic conferences:

    • New England Small College Athletic Conference (for football, basketball, baseball, and track & field).

    The school offers financial aid to athletes for football, basketball, baseball, and track & field

    Special Student Services

    Academic Services

    • Study abroad

    Financial Flexibility

    • Student employment services
    • Career counseling
    • Placement services for graduates. However career placement is not guaranteed.

    Cost of Attending

    In-State, Living On Campus:$ 48,352.00
    In-State, Living With Family:$ 37,232.00
    Out of State, Living On Campus:$ 48,352.00

    Admission Requirements

    The schooldoes not offer open admission; requirements include:

    • Secondary school record is required.
    • Standardized test scores are required.
    • Recommendations are required.
    • The TOEFL (if applicable) is required for international students.
    Recommended (but not required):
    • High-school GPA is recommended.
    • Secondary school rank is recommended.
    • A college preparatory program is recommended.
    • A demonstration of competency (such as samples of work, e.g.) is recommended.

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