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 one of our upcoming online chats with Amherst students and admission officers. The first chat will be held on Thursday, October 27, with another to follow on Thursday, November 3. Looking forward to chatting with you!
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.