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Location and Setting


Amherst Population
34,874
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Campus Size
1,020 acres

Weather

Temperature
21.6 average low in January, 76.3 average high in September
Rain
127 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
1 mile(s) from campus in Amherst
Nearest Train Station
1 mile(s) from campus in Amherst

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Women only housing, coed housing, cooperative housing, disabled student housing
Students in College Housing
97% of all students
Housing Requirements
Freshmen are required to live on campus
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
3%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
 
School Colors
 

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x  
Basketball x   x  
Cross-Country Running x   x  
Field Hockey x      
Football     x  
Golf x   x  
Ice Hockey x   x  
Lacrosse x   x  
Soccer x   x  
Softball x      
Squash x   x  
Swimming And Diving x   x  
Tennis x   x  
Track And Field x   x  
Volleyball x      
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Field Hockey x  
Football    
Golf x  
Ice Hockey x  
Lacrosse x  
Soccer x  
Softball x  
Squash x  
Swimming And Diving x  
Tennis x  
Track And Field x  
Volleyball x  
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball x  
Basketball x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Field Hockey    
Football x  
Golf x  
Ice Hockey x  
Lacrosse x  
Soccer x  
Softball    
Squash x  
Swimming And Diving x  
Tennis x  
Track And Field x  
Volleyball    
Women's Club Sports
cheerleading, crew, equestrian sports, fencing, rugby, sailing, skiing (downhill), ultimate Frisbee, water polo, wrestling
Men's Club Sports
crew, equestrian sports, fencing, rugby, sailing, skiing (downhill), ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo, wrestling

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
badminton, basketball, golf, ice hockey, rock climbing, soccer, softball, squash, tennis, track and field, volleyball

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, association of amherst students, black students union, student publications (e.g., amherst student, indicator), a capella groups (e.g., zumbye's, bluestockings), amherst dance
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
ROTC
Army ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

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