Our Students

Our Students

Our students—1,800 of the most interesting, intellectually adventurous, independent-minded people you’d want to meet—publish papers in major journals; present at conferences worldwide; and undertake research, internship, study and community engagement projects around the world.

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We’re Dedicated To:

Amherst College is deeply committed to issues surrounding inclusivity, a sense of belonging, diversity, environmental sustainability and impact, and responsible stewardship .

Our Campus

Our Campus

Located adjacent to Amherst, a town of 35,000 people in the western part of the state, Amherst College has a scenic 1,000-acre campus and includes a 500-acre wildlife sanctuary. 

Our Town

Our Town

The town of Amherst combines breathtaking natural scenery with a rich cultural life. It is home to 35,000 politically engaged, culturally aware people. More than 40 percent of the local population has a graduate degree, and more than 30,000 college students live in Amherst during the academic year.

AmhCams

AmhCams

See our campus 24/7 via our live AmhCams on the Main Quad, the Holyoke Range and current campus construction sites. Check the counter to see how many others are viewing at the same time.

two electric car charging stations in an Amherst College campus parking lot

Sustainability

Learn about Amherst’s commitment to — and actions toward — sustainability.