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Visit Amherst to see the campus for yourself. We can't wait to meet you!

Plan Your Visit

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.

Online Chats for Prospective Applicants

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.
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Expanded Eligibility for Application Fee Waivers

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.

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Applying to Amherst

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