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Address: , Amherst, MA 1002
Phone Number: (413) 542-2000
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Beautiful spot in Amherst, quintessential college quad.

Beautiful campus right next to downtown Amherst. Just walking the campus is enjoyable. Stunning views, class New England College architecture.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 8, 2015
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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Beautiful campus right next to downtown Amherst. Just walking the campus is enjoyable. Stunning views, class New England College architecture.

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Amherst College is a well known college in a great college town. It is known to have educated many famous and non-famous people. It is a typical New England site.

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SF Bay area
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Amherst is one of the premier small liberal arts colleges in the US. Though very small, it participates with four other campuses in the area in both courses and activities; and a free bus service connects these. A beautiful campus well worth visiting. A campus tour is excellent, and spend some time in the natural history museum. The town is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

My son wanted to visit a number of top universities/colleges in the north east, and we decided that as one of the best rated small liberal arts colleges, we should add Amherst to his list. My son was SO glad that we did. He fell in love with the campus and all of the great things he learned about the... More 

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

We are currently in the middle of college visits for our last of three children. Anyone that has gone through this process even once knows that or can imagine by the third child you learn to limit a visit to only a school that the child is very interested in and has a chance of being accepted. The Amherst tour... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

So beautiful. Went for a college visiting trip with my son. It has everything you can ask for in a school, great academics, wonderful setting, sports, cute college town. The only thing that is difficult about this place is the low admission rate, fingers crossed.

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New Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Took a drive through the campus heading for the stadium Looks like they have been working on upgrades there. What a complex for the football team! Field have been updated to high quality turf When I was there is was not crowded but looks like all the seats in the place are good.

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Westport, Connecticut
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Nice enough campus but completely open and lack of security is glaring. Very liberal feel and attitude.

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Fairfax, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

We enjoyed our walk through this historic campus. The buildings have a grace and charm of another era.

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San Francisco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

The Amherst campus in the fall looks like something out of a movie set in New England at the turn of the 20th Century. The view out to Memorial Field is spectacular. Take in the view, admire the statue of Robert Frost and walk into town for dinner and a movie. Now you have done everything you need to do... More 

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