Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Amherst College Continued...


CLASS OF 2011:
Applicants: 6,680
Percentage Admitted: 18%
Of those admitted, percentage enrolled: 28%
Male/Female: 46% / 54%
Students of Color: 37%
First generation college students: 16%
International students: 8%
Financial Aid Applicants: 70%

  • Amherst College's 1,000-acre campus is in Massachusetts, 90 miles west of Boston and 150 miles north of New York City.
  • With five colleges and 30,000 college students in the immediate vicinity, virtually all of the town's restaraunts, stores and entertainment venues cater to the needs of college students.
  • Amherst is one of five colleges. The other schools are Smith College, Mount Holyoke College, the University of Massachusetts, and Hampshire College.

1 comment:

  1. Sarah,

    More good stuff.

    I've heard that this has officially been labeled by the appropriate governmental agencies as "the middle of nowhere". This may be just what some parents are looking for if they had fears that their child might get into trouble when they went away to college.