Amherst College

Amherst, MA

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Amherst College

Amherst College

Undergraduate Tuition & Expenses

  In-State Out-of-State
Tuition & Fees $44,610 $44,610
Room & Board $11,650 $11,650
Books & Supplies $1,000 $1,000
Other Expenses $1,800 $1,800
TOTAL $59,060 $59,060

Undergraduate Expenses

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Approximately 71% of those attending Amherst College receive financial aid. The average amount of federal, state, or local aid is $33,172. The average amount of student loans is $5,197. Make sure you apply to all grants and loans that you qualify for. You can also use our Scholarship Search to help you pay for college.


In-State:

  • Tuition & Fees: 76%
  • Room & Board: 20%
  • Books & Supplies: 2%
  • Other Expenses: 3%
Tuition & Fees 76%
Room & Board 20%
Books & Supplies 2%
Other Expenses 3%

Out-Of-State

  • Tuition & Fees: 76%
  • Room & Board: 20%
  • Books & Supplies: 2%
  • Other Expenses: 3%
Tuition & Fees 76%
Room & Board 20%
Books & Supplies 2%
Other Expenses 3%

Financial Aid Received by Amherst College Students

  Percent Receiving Aid Average Amount Received
Federal Grant 20% $5,204
Local Grant 2% $1,257
Institutional Grant 53% $39,189
Pell Grant 20% $4,468
Student Loans 19% $5,197
TOTAL FINANCIAL AID 71% $33,172

Required Financial Aid Forms

  • FAFSA
  • CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE
  • Noncustodial (Divorced/Separated) Parent’s Statement
  • Business/Farm Supplement

Types of Loans Available

  • Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
  • Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans
  • Direct PLUS Loans
  • Federal Perkins Loans
  • College/University Loans

Payment Plans

  • Key Education Resources

Financial Aid Office

Financial Aid Officer
Joe Paul Case
Director of Financial Aid
jpcase@amherst.edu

Financial Aid Office

P (413) 542-2296
F (413) 542-2628
@ finaid@amherst.edu

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