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Admissions Requirements

Admissions Tests Required: Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program: Recommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencies: Recommended
Recommendations: Required
Secondary School GPA: Recommended
Secondary School Rank: Recommended
Secondary School Record: Required
TOEFL: Required
Common Application Accepted: Yes

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Contact Info

Boltwood Avenue Amherst, MA 01002-5000
Phone: (413) 542-2000
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Amherst College
  • Located in Amherst, MA
  • Private not-for-profit
  • 1,794 students enrolled
  • 13% admitted
  • $51,620 annual cost to attend
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Student Responses to Review Topic: Tips for Prospective Students
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  • Jenna from Novato, CA
  • I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    Apparently, there is a lot of drinking that goes on here. The dorms are nice but they are kind of old from what I saw on the tour.

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  • Daisha from Americus, GA
  • I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    Visit the school and get a feel for the atmosphere, ask questions to current students, and sit in on a class to know if it's the right fit for you

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  • Ornella from Amherst, MA
  • I am a current student here

    If you are looking for an academically challenging setting, but also enjoy sports and any other random activity or just plainly having fun, Amherst is the place for you. The amherst moto ought to be changed to Work Hard, Play hard.

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