Amherst College Trustees Approve Comprehensive Fee Increase

March 14, 2001Director of Media Relations413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—The Amherst College Board of Trustees has established $33,860 as the College’s comprehensive fee for 2001-02. This figure represents a 4.5 percent increase over this year’s comprehensive fee, which includes tuition, room and board.

Wall Street Journal: Wait-Lists Multiply

Submitted by Paul S. Statt
Wait-Lists Multiply The Wall Street Journal, April 11"The college admissions battle is shifting the waitlist...To broaden its options, Amherst College offered 1,450 spots on the waitlist this year, up from 1,258. With students likely to be on multiple waitlists, "we know we are going to lose a bunch," says Tom Parker, dean of admissions and financial aid."