Amherst College, 100 Boltwood Avenue, Amherst, Massachusetts

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Amherst College

Company Name: Amherst College
State: Massachusetts
County: Hampshire
City/town: Amherst
Post: 01002
Address: 100 Boltwood Avenue
Phone: (413)542-2000
Fax: unknown
Email: unknown
FICE code: 002115
OPE ID code: 211500
Date Approved: 2003-01-07
Web site:
Status: Active

Review: Colleges & Universities, Amherst College is a private liberal arts college located in Amherst, Massachusetts, United States. Amherst is an exclusively undergraduate four-year institution and enrolled 1,744 students in the fall of 2009. Students choose courses from 35 major programs in an unusually open curriculum. Founded in 1821 as an attempt to relocate Williams College by its President Zephaniah Swift Moore, Amherst is the third oldest institution of higher education in Massachusetts. Amherst remained a men's college until becoming coeducational in 1975. Amherst has historically had close relationships and rivalries with Williams College and Wesleyan University which form the Little Three colleges. It is also a member of the Five College Consortium.

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Amherst College, Complete Academic Data

Type: Private not-for-profit- 4-year or above
Carnegie Classification: Baccalaureate Colleges--Arts & Sciences
Student to Faculty Ratio: 8:1
Total Student Population (Graduate + Undergraduate): 1,744
Undergraduate Population: 1,744
Percent Admitted: 16.0%
SAT Composite Range: 1340-1540
Enrollment by Gender, Male: 50%
Enrollment by Gender, Femail: 50%
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity, Asian/Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 10.0%
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity, Black or African American: 11.0%
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity, Hispanic/Latino: 11.0%
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity, White: 39.0%
Attendance Status, Full-Time: 100.0%
Attendance Status, Part-Time: 0.0%

Amherst College, Complete Tuition Data

In-State Tuition: $40,862
Out of State Tuition: $40,862
Books and Supplies: $1,000
Total Annual Cost: $54,322

Amherst College, Complete Financial Aid Data

Percent of Student Receiving Any Financial Aid: 70.0%
Percent of Student Receiving Any Grants: 65.0%
Total Grant Aid Received by Student Body: $35,240,978
Undergraduate Application Fee: $60

Amherst College, Complete Student Life Data

Calendar System: Semester
Campus Housing Offered: Yes

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