AMHERST COLLEGE, AMHERST

Amherst, MassachusettsLOCATION
CollegeSCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1821Established Year
  1836Enrollment

Amherst College is a private liberal arts college in Amherst, Massachusetts, United States. Amherst College has been proven to be the best liberal arts college in the country (2018-19) as per Wall Street Journal while 2nd best college for the same as per US News & World Report.

Programs, Campus and Residence

  • Amherst College is a pure undergraduate 4 - year institution. The students can choose their interest from 38 majors offered by the college. Some of the popular majors are - Mathematics, General; English Language and Literature, General; Economics, General; Research and Experimental Psychology, Other; and Political Science and Government, General.
  • The campus is spread across an area of about 1,000 acres out of which 500 acre of land is dedicated to a wildlife sanctuary. Amherst has 34 residence halls out of 7 are dedicated to first-year students.

Amherst College Admission Process

Pre-RequisitesOfficial transcripts, LOR
Test ScoresSAT/ACT score, GRE/GMAT/MAT score
English Proficiency TestTOEFL/IELTS score
Application Fee65 USD 
Additional Requirements-
Intake SeasonsJanuary 1

How to Apply – Applicants may apply through Common Application, the Coalition Application or the QuestBridge Application.

Cost of Attendance

RequirementsExpenses
Comprehensive Fees (tuition, room and board)70,260 USD
Other Fees906 USD
Books and Supplies1,000 USD
Personal Expenses1,800 USD
Transportation2,500 USD
Total76,466 USD

Financial Aid

The students are provided financial aid in the form of scholarships and grants.

  • Around 57% of the new students receive need based financial aid from the university.
  • The amount disbursed for the scholarship is around 51,841 USD.

There are approx. 23,000 alumni of the university. The alumni are benefitted with various services such as library services, career opportunities, alumni directory and news and publications.

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$70,260 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
4 yearsfull-timeEnglish
$70,260 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
$70,260 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
4 yearsfull-timeEnglish
$70,260 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
4 yearsfull-timeEnglish
$70,260 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
AVERAGE COST
Average Tuition Fees (Annual)
$ 70,260
Bachelors Tuition Fees$70260
Accomodation Fees (Annual)
$ 52,476
CAMPUS LIFE
Total Enrollment
1,836
International Students
165
Male : Female Ratio
51:49
Student : Faculty Ratio
8:1
ADMISSION DEADLINES ( FALL SEASON )
Application Deadline
January 01, 2019
Start of Application process October 01, 2019
End of Application process January 01, 2019
Application Fee
$ 60.00
Application website www.commonapp.org/
Accepts common App Yes
ADMISSION STATISTICS
Acceptance Rate
13.7
Min. 7.5
Total Applications
-
Min. 100
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Breakdown of Ranking
  • 2017
  • 2018
  • Global Rank (Out of 1000)
    #601
    100 (Previous Year)
    Ranking Criteria
    8.6/100
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