Amherst College Review

Founded in 1821, the college enrolls around 1.800 students willing to succeed in liberal arts.

Amherst College

  • Over 200 full-time faculty members;
  • 60% of students receive scholarships, the average amount is 46.809$;
  • Over 1,517,000 volumes in the school library;
  • Over 115 student organizations.

The college offers 38 majors in:

  • American Studies;
  • Anthropology and Sociology;
  • Art and the History of Art;
  • Asian Languages and Civilizations;
  • Biology;
  • Black Studies;
  • Chemistry;
  • Classics;
  • Computer Science;
  • Economics;
  • English;
  • French;
  • Geology;
  • German;
  • History;
  • Law, Jurisprudence, and Social Thought;
  • Mathematics and Statistics;
  • Music;
  • Philosophy;
  • Physics and Astronomy;
  • Political Science;
  • Psychology;
  • Religion;
  • Russian;
  • Sexuality, Women’s and Gender Studies;
  • Spanish;
  • Theater and Dance.

Those who don’t like the beaten track can create their own interdisciplinary majors by submitting a proposal and getting the formal approval of the faculty.

The Creative Writing Center is opened for those who want to master creative writing, yet have no such possibility.