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.
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.
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.
See the campus for yourself. Meet students and professors. There are lots of ways to visit.