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Office of Financial Aid
College is expensive. But at Amherst, it is affordable.
Dean of Financial Aid
We’re committed to making sure an Amherst education is affordable to every admitted student. Under our need-blind admission policy, your family’s financial circumstances will never affect whether you're admitted or not. Our financial aid program is regularly cited as one of the country's best.
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Application Status and Award Notices
Financial aid award details and notices about incomplete applications may be accessed at the secure financial aid portal amherst.edu/go/netpartner by entering your Amherst user name and password. The website permits current students and applicants for admission to check the status of their financial aid applications on-line.
We cannot confirm receipt of documents at this time due to an extremely high volume of documents received, as well as system limitations. NetPartner will accurately reflect document receipt stati as of mid-November. Thank you for your understanding.
Financial Aid Net Price Calculator
Find out how Amherst calculates your expected family contribution by using our Financial Aid Calculator.
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Code of Ethics
The Amherst College Office of Financial Aid subscribes to the Statement of Ethical Principles and Code of Conduct for Institutional Financial Aid Professionals of the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators.