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About

Amherst College is a private liberal arts college in Amherst, Massachusetts founded in 1821. From the intellectual vitality of our students and teachers, to the flexibility and freedom of our open curriculum, we invite you to see how the breadth and depth of diversity in our student body creates a lively community on our campus and in our surrounding Five College Consortium. Our exceptional students gain close teaching and research relationships with our distinguished faculty. Our generous no-loan financial aid packages supports our need-blind admission policy.

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