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Located in Amherst, Massachusetts, Amherst College is a small four year private college offering undergraduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 10,569 prospective students applied, and 1,195 were granted admission. Of those admitted 470 enrolled in the school. 1,855 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 0 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $57,640 plus fees of $1,000. Amherst is ranked 17 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.
Amherst is rated within the top 4% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 10 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated
Rankings for Amherst College within the 2021 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.
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|Applications Due||Jan 1, 2022|
|Applicant Competition||Very High|
|Books and Supplies||$1,000|
|Room and Board||$15,310|
|Budget for Other Expenses||$1,800|
|Total One Year Cost||$76,750|
|Subject||Percent of Class|
|English and Literature||12%|