Amherst College

liberal arts college in Massachusetts

Amherst College (/ˈæmərst/ (audio speaker iconlisten)[5] AM-ərst) is a private liberal arts college in Amherst, Massachusetts. It was founded in 1821 as an attempt to relocate Williams College.

Amherst College
MottoTerras Irradient (Latin)
Motto in English
Let them enlighten the lands[1]
Established1821; 202 years ago (1821)
AffiliationFive College Consortium
Annapolis Group
568 Group
Endowment$2.57 billion (2020)[2]
PresidentCarolyn Martin
Academic staff
300 (Fall 2018)[3]
Undergraduates1,855 (Fall 2018)[3]
Location, ,
United States
1,000 acres (4.0 km2)
ColorsPurple and white[4]
AthleticsNCAA Division IIINESCAC

References Edit

  1. "Terras Irradient". Amherst College. Archived from the original on March 24, 2016. Retrieved July 24, 2016.
  2. As of June 30, 2020. U.S. and Canadian Institutions Listed by Fiscal Year 2020 Endowment Market Value and Change in Endowment Market Value from FY19 to FY20 (Report). National Association of College and University Business Officers and TIAA. February 19, 2021. Retrieved February 19, 2021.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Common Data Set 2018" (PDF). Amherst College. Archived (PDF) from the original on November 3, 2019. Retrieved September 6, 2019.
  4. "Colors | Visual Identity Toolkit". Amherst College. Retrieved 28 August 2020.
  5. "Amherst". Archived from the original on November 9, 2014. Retrieved November 9, 2014.