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Amherst College in Amherst, Massachusetts - MA - College Overview


Amherst College
South Pleasant St, P.O. Box 5000
Amherst, MA 01002-5000
Phone: (413) 542-2000
Email:
admission@amherst.edu
President: Anthony W. Marx
Founded in: 1821
Campus Size: 964 acres
Student Faculty Ratio: 8 to 1
Entrance Difficulty: Most difficult
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Financial Aid Phone: (413) 542-2296
 Admissions Phone  : (413) 542-2328

Amherst College Campus Description:

  964-acre campus in Amherst, 90 miles from Boston. Served by bus; major airport serves Boston; smaller airport serves Windsor Locks, Ct. (50 miles); train serves Springfield, Ma. (25 miles). Public transportation serves campus. Shuttle buses connect Five College campuses.

School Type: Private not-for-profit (no religious affiliation), 4-year or above
city type: Fringe Town

Historically Black School: No
Religious affiliation:  Not applicable
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Study Options at Amherst College:

Accelerated programs:  No
Cooperative work study program: No
Distance learn opportunities:  No
Dual enrollment: No
Remedial services:  No
Weekend and/or Evening College:  No
Study abroad:  Yes

Services Offered at Amherst College:

Academic Career Counseling Service: Yes
Employment Services for Students: Yes
Placement Services for Completers: Yes
On Campus Daycare for Students Kids: No
Library at Institution: Has own library
School has Hospital: No
School has Medical Degree: No
Teacher certification below Post Secondary Level:  Yes
Career Placement Services: Internships; Interest Inventory; On-campus Job Interviews; Resume Assistance; Alumni Services

Degrees offered at Amherst College:

Highest Degree offered:  Bachelors
1st professional Degree offered: No
Less than 1 Year Certificate or Diploma:  No
More than 1 Year and
Less than 2 Year Certificate or Diploma:
 No
More than 2 Year and
Less than 4 Year Certificate or Diploma:
 No
Associates Degree:  No
Bachelors Degree:  Yes
Masters degree:  No
Post Masters Certificate:  No
Doctors Degree: No
Other Degree:  No

Amherst College - Accreditation Information:

National or Specialized Accrediting: No
Regional Accrediting agency: Yes
Name of Regional Accrediting Agency: New England Assoc. of Schools and Colleges, Inst. of Higher Ed.
State Accrediting or Approval Agency:  No
Accredited by Agencies Recognized by US DOE:  No