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Contact Information

Amherst College
PO Box 5000
Amherst, MA 01002
URL: http://www.amherst.edu
General Phone: (413)542-2000
Admissions: (413)542-2328
Financial Aid:

Fast Facts

Control: Private (nonprofit)
Coed Status: Coeducational
Campus Setting: Town
Calendar System: Semester
HBCU: No
Year Founded: 1821
School Colors: Purple, White, Black
School Nickname: Lord Jeffs, Lady Jeffs

Student Body (Fall 2008)

Total Student Population
(1,697 students)
Attendance Status
of All Undergraduates
Demographic Breakdown
of Full-Time Undergraduates
Gender Breakdown
of Full-Time Undergraduates
Undergraduates 1,697
Total Students 1,697
Full-Time 1,697
African American 173
American Indian 3
Asian American 172
Caucasian 708
Hispanic American 160
International 123
Not Specified 358
Male 829
Female 868

Source: National Center for Education Statistics, IPEDS database. Survey files used include Institutional Characteristics, Enrollments and Student Financial Aid; Survey years include 2007-2008, 2008-2009, and 2009-2010. The information on this page is believed to be accurate for the 2008 school year, though College Toolkit does not guarantee such accuracy.

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