Amherst College is “need-blind” with respect to admission. Amherst will not take into account whether or not you have applied for financial aid in the admission process.
The College has a comprehensive program of financial aid that provides assistance in the form of scholarships and grants, loans, and student employment; Amherst meets the full demonstrated financial need of all admitted applicants.
Current applicants: We are receiving large volumes of application materials and we cannot confirm receipt of materials at this time. You can check the status of your application materials by checking the Financial Aid Portal “documents” link from the menu at the top left.
Browse the links on the left to learn about Amherst’s aid program and procedures for applying.
Requests for additional information about the financial aid program at Amherst should be addressed to:
Office of Financial Aid
B-5 Converse Hall
P.O. Box 5000
Amherst, Massachusetts 01002-5000