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Campus closure: Due to the snowstorm that will hit this area late Friday into Saturday,  the College is closed January 29, 2022. More information »

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Find information about the College’s response to the evolving situation with COVID-19. Learn about the guidelines for coming to campus and more.

Amherst College Bicentennial 1821 to 2021

Amherst College Bicentennial

Since 1821, Amherst has prepared critical and creative thinkers for lives of purpose and discovery. That tradition continues. Today, academic and inclusive excellence readies our students to tackle the complex challenges of the 21st century.

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A liberal-arts education develops an individual’s potential for understanding possibilities, perceiving consequences, creating novel connections and making life-altering choices. It fosters innovative and critical thinking as well as strong writing and speaking skills. We prepare students for many possible careers, meaningful lives and service to society.

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