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Amherst Colleges, Universities, Trade and Vocational Schools

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.

Featured Colleges in the Amherst Area (QuickSchools™)

 
Results:  6
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Colleges in Amherst with Selective Admissions

These schools do not admit all qualified applicants.
Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2015-16, National Center for Education Statistics, //nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

Amherst College
Boltwood Avenue
Amherst, MA

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: Natural resources and conservation, Architecture and related services, Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies, Computer and information sciences and support services, Foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics, Legal professions and studies, English language and literature/letters, Biological and biomedical sciences
  • Degrees/Certificates: Bachelors
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 1795
  • In-State Tuition: 49730
  • Out-of-State tuition: 49730

Hampshire College
893 West St
Amherst, MA

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: Agriculture, agriculture operations, and related sciences, Natural resources and conservation, Architecture and related services, Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies, Communication, journalism, and related programs, Computer and information sciences and support services, Education, Foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics
  • Degrees/Certificates: Bachelors
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 1410
  • In-State Tuition: 47620
  • Out-of-State tuition: 47620

University of Massachusetts-Amherst
374 Whitmore Building 181 Presidents Drive
Amherst, MA

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: Agriculture, agriculture operations, and related sciences, Natural resources and conservation, Architecture and related services, Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies, Communication, journalism, and related programs, Computer and information sciences and support services, Education, Engineering
  • Degrees/Certificates: Masters, Doctors, Associates, Bachelors, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Public
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 29269
  • In-State Tuition: 11684
  • Out-of-State tuition: 28017

Daemen College
4380 Main St
Amherst, NY

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: Natural resources and conservation, Communication, journalism, and related programs, Communications technologies/technicians and support services, Education, Foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics, Legal professions and studies, English language and literature/letters, Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities
  • Degrees/Certificates: Masters, Doctors, Bachelors, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 2767
  • In-State Tuition: 25455
  • Out-of-State tuition: 25455
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