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Amherst College is a private Little Ivy liberal arts college located in Amherst, Massachusetts, United States. Amherst is an exclusively undergraduate four-year institution and enrolled 1,795 students in the fall of 2015. Students choose courses from 38 major programs in an unusually open curriculum. Amherst was ranked as the second best liberal arts college in the country by U.S. News & World Report, and ninth out of all U.S. colleges and universities by Forbes in their 2015 rankings.
Founded in 1821 as an attempt to relocate Williams College by its president, Zephaniah Swift Moore, Amherst is the third oldest institution of higher education in Massachusetts. Amherst was established as a men's college and became coeducational in 1975.
Amherst has historically had close relationships and rivalries with Williams College and Wesleyan University which form the Little Three colleges. It is also a member of the Five College Consortium.
Amherst College is one of the premier liberal arts colleges in the nation, enrolling 1,800 talented, energetic and diverse young men and women. Our open curriculum is one of the boldest, most productive experiments in higher education.
The Amherst College is a Private university located in Amherst.
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According to verified online sources, the Amherst College enrolls a total of 1795 students.
According to the main website, the Amherst College has a total student population of 1795 undergraduate students.