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.
Are you a prospective applicant? Interested in learning more about life at Amherst College? Join our upcoming online chat with Amherst students and admission officers on Wednesday, December 7.
Looking forward to chatting with you!
As part of our institutional commitment to expanded college access for students from all backgrounds, Amherst has added two new eligibility options for our Quick Pass application fee waiver, now extended to cover all first-generation applicants and all applicants from families with household incomes below $65,000. Fill out our fast-and-easy Quick Pass questionnaire to see if you qualify for our application fee waiver.
College is a time of discovery, when you wrestle with difficult questions, connect disparate ideas and discover what’s possible. Here, discover Amherst and what sets us apart.
We offer one of the most comprehensive, ambitious financial aid programs in the country.
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