Founded in 1821, Amherst is a private, not-for-profit college that for almost two centuries has prepared students to use ideas to make a difference in the world. At Amherst, you are part of a lively, inquisitive, devoted community of students, faculty, staff and alumni who find inspiration in one another and in the process of learning.
Area – 1000 Acres, including a Wildlife Sanctuary of about 500 Acres.
Students Organizations – 150
Number of NCAA titles won: 76 Division III individual titles and 11 team championships