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Special Hours for the Office of Admission

The Amherst College Office of Admission will be closed to the public (visitors and callers) from Friday, December 22, through Monday, January 15. For details on contacting us during that period, please review our additonal information on the temporary closing.
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We search for exceptional students from across the country and around the world, including from places and populations that are historically underrepresented in higher education. Our financial aid policies are among the most generous in the nation. In all we do, our efforts are guided by the principles expressed in our Mission Statement.

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Applying to Amherst

A successful Amherst student is someone who will embrace our open curriculum, engage our talented faculty and actively contribute to a student body that is diverse in both background and perspective.