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.

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.