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Amherst Colleges and Schools

Colleges in Amherst, Massachusetts

There are at least 3 colleges in Amherst, listed and described below. These schools represent 28,987 or more students (full-time and part-time), a combined student body equivalent to 27,894 full-time students, and a reported 14,901 dorm rooms.

For a prestigious selective school, you might want to look at Amherst College, Hampshire College or University of Massachusetts Amherst.

We also provide an extensive list of Massachusetts Colleges.

Of Note For College Students

  • Amherst is notable for the large percent of its residents with college degrees.
  • There are a lot of studio and one-bedroom apartments in Amherst.
  • A lot of people walk and bicycle in Amherst.

Education Institutes in Amherst
Total Number of Educational Institutes
3
Total Enrollment in all institutes
33,207
Number of Public Educational Institutes
1
Number of Private For-Profit Institutes
N/A
Number of Private Non-Profit Institutes
2
Graduation Rate
78.19%
Total Graduates With Bachelors Degree
4,135
On Campus and Online Programs in Amherst
Number of Institutes Offering on-campus programs
N/A
Number of Institutes Offering on-line programs
1
Number of Institutes Offering both
2
Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/
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Colleges and Universities in Amherst
SchoolTotal EnrollmentInstitution LevelAvg In-State TuitionPrograms Offered
Amherst College1,849Four or more years51,62040
Hampshire College1,321Four or more years48,81066
University of Massachusetts-Amherst30,037Four or more years14,590271
Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/
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