Videos: Transferring to Amherst from a Community College

Since partnering with the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation in 2006, Amherst has become a national leader among highly selective colleges in offering exceptional academic and scholarship options to community college students. To learn more about the transfer experience, watch these videos of community college transfer students reflecting on their transition to Amherst.

Transferring from a Community College

Calendar and Deadlines- Transfer Applicants

Application and Financial Aid Deadlines

Transfer applications for Spring 2014 transfer must be received at Admission Office.

CSS Financial Aid PROFILE must be received for all Spring 2014 transfer financial aid applicants.

Parents' and student's 2012 federal tax return(s) and wage statement(s) must be received for all Spring 2013 transfer financial aid applicants.

Apply Online for Transfer Admission

Transfer Registrar Report  If you are experiencing difficulties submitting the online Transfer Registrar Report through the Common Application site, we recommend that you submit a paper version of the form.  For helpful advice, please review the instructions in our Transfer Registrar Report Information Sheet.

Amherst seeks, above all, to enroll men and women of strong and vibrant intellectual promise who have the demonstrated qualities of mind and character that will enable them to thrive in our dynamic academic and social environment and to take full advantage of the remarkable resources our community offers.  A successful Amherst student is someone who will embrace the academic freedom provided by our open curriculum, engage with our talented and accomplished professors, and contribute significantly to a student population whose diversity of both background and p