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AMHERST COLLEGE
Boltwood Avenue
AMHERST, MA01002--5000
General info:(413) 542-2000
Financial aid office:(413) 542-2296
Admissions office:(413) 542-2328
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Tuition + Room (2011)
Instate: $42,898
Out-of-State: $42,898
Room & Board(on-campus): $11,200
Meals Per Week:21

UGrad Application Fee: $60
Tuition Payment Plan: Yes
Campus Housing Capacity:1883
Freshman Must Live on Campus: Yes

University Makeup (2011)
# of Undergrads: 1,905
Total Students: 1,905
49% Male, 51% Female

International: 9%
African-American: 11%
American Indian: 0%
Asian: 10%
Hispanic: 11%
Caucasian (non-hispan): 39%
Unknown: 13%

Financial Aid
62% First time, full time students receive federal aid and the average amount is $3,054

5% of students receive State/Local grants and the average amount is $1,068

40% receive instiutional grants and the average institutional award is $15,676

41% receive student loans and the average amount is $2,955
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Private not-for-profit 4 year or above Institution
Baccalaureate Colleges--Arts & Sciences
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Special Programs
Teacher Certifications

Admissions Requirements
Secondary School Record Required
Secondary School GPA Recommended
Secondary School Rank Recommended
Test Scores Required
Competencies Recommended
Test EOFL Required

Special Credits
HS College Credit: No
AP Credit: No
Life Experience Credit: No
Special Credits(other): Yes

Applicants Admitted %
15% men vs 12% women admitted

Applicants vs Admissions
Number of Men Applicants: 3,655
Number of Women Applicants: 4,805
Number of Men Admitted: 553
Number of Women Admitted: 574

Student Services
Library On Campus
Counseling Services
Employment Services
Placement Services

Majors  Hide Majors
• African-American/Black Studies
• American/United States Studies/Civilization
• Anthropology
• Art/Art Studies General
• Asian Studies/Civilization
• Astronomy
• Biology/Biological Sciences General
• Chemistry General
• Classics and Classical Languages Literatures and Linguistics General
• Classics and Classical Languages Literatures and Linguistics Other
• Computer Science
• Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts General
• Economics General
• English Language and Literature General
• Environmental Studies
• European Studies/Civilization
• French Language and Literature
• Geology/Earth Science General
• German Language and Literature
• History General
• Latin Language and Literature
• Legal Studies General
• Mathematics General
• Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies Other
• Music General
• Neuroscience
• Philosophy
• Physics General
• Political Science and Government General
• Psychology General
• Religion/Religious Studies
• Russian Language and Literature
• Sociology
• Spanish Language and Literature
• Women's Studies

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