Total Enrollment 1,744
Student-to-Faculty Ratio 8 : 1

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

Amherst College educates men and women of exceptional potential from all backgrounds so that they may seek, value, and advance knowledge, engage the world around them, and lead principled lives of consequence. Amherst brings together the most promising students, whatever their financial need, in order to promote diversity of experience and ideas within a purposefully small residential community. Working with faculty, staff, and administrators dedicated to intellectual freedom and the highest standards of instruction in the liberal arts, Amherst undergraduates assume substantial responsibility for undertaking inquiry and for shaping their education within and beyond the curriculum. Amherst College is committed more »

Information based on 2010 data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.

General Information
Institution Type 4-year, Private not-for-profit
Special Learning Opportunities ROTC (Navy)
Teacher certification
Study abroad
Student Services Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Credit Accepted Institution does not accept dual, credit for life, or AP credits
Religious Affiliation Not applicable
Federal Aid Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Degrees/Certificates Offered Bachelor's degree
Campus Setting Town: Fringe
Disability Services Student 3% or less
Yearly Application Deadline December 24
Admissions Office Phone (413) 542-2000
Admissions Office Email [email protected]
Admissions Office Address Office of Admission Amherst College 220 South Pleasant St. Amherst, MA 01002
Admissions Transfer URL
Admissions Website (find financial aid info here)
Application Fee $60

In order to be accepted to Amherst College, you should have:

  • A High School Record
  • SAT and ACT test scores
Test Scores
Amherst College SAT SCORES
SAT Reading (25th Percentile) 660
SAT Reading (75th Percentile) 760
SAT Math (25th Percentile) 650
SAT Math (75th Percentile) 780
SAT Writing (25th Percentile) 660
SAT Writing (75th Percentile) 770
ACT Composite (25th Percentile) 30
ACT Composite (75th Percentile) 34
ACT English (25th Percentile) 30
ACT English (75th Percentile) 34
ACT Math (25th Percentile) 29
ACT Math (75th Percentile) 35
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