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Please note that Amherst does not offer:

  • graduate or professional degrees;
  • admission to students who have already earned an undergraduate degree from another institution, in or out of the U.S.;
  • distance learning;
  • engineering;
  • English-as-a-Second-Language courses;
  • summer school;
  • technical or training programs.