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Military Quick Facts

  • BAH Rate
    $1,832
  • Online BAH
    $916.50
  • GI Bill Approved Programs
    YES
  • Yellow Ribbon Program
    YES
  • Approved for Tuition Assistance
    NO
  • Offers College Credit for Military Experience
    NO
  • Awards Credit for CLEP Exam
    NO
  • Awards Credit for DSST Exam
    NO
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Amherst College

Amherst College is a 4-year, private university located in Amherst, MA. Students at Amherst College can enroll in bachelor’s degree programs.

Amherst College Military & Veteran Support Programs

Amherst College offers the following veteran and military support programs: 

Is Amherst College a GI Bill approved school?

Yes, Amherst College is a GI Bill approved school. However, you will need to check with the school to ensure that your preferred degree program is covered by the GI Bill. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Is Amherst College a Yellow Ribbon school?

Yes, Amherst College is a Yellow Ribbon school.

Eligible military and veteran students may have up to 100% of their tuition covered, with zero tuition costs out-of-pocket. You will need to check with the school to ensure that your preferred degree program is 100% covered by the Yellow Ribbon. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Does Amherst College offer Yellow Ribbon for master’s programs?

Yes, Amherst College offers Yellow Ribbon funding for master’s programs.  

Eligible students may have up to 100% of their tuition covered, with zero costs out-of-pocket. You will need to check with the school to ensure that your preferred advanced degree program is in fact covered by the Yellow Ribbon. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

What are Amherst College’s tuition rates for military and veterans?

Amherst College’s tuition rate for active military does exceed the Tuition Rate assistance cap of $250 per hour. This means that the student may have out-of-pocket costs. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Does Amherst College offer online degree programs?

No, Amherst College offers online degree programs.

Does Amherst waive application fees for military or veterans? 

All U.S. veteran and service member applicants are eligible for our Quick Pass application fee waiver.

Message from Amherst College

Amherst College educates men and women of exceptional potential from all backgrounds so that they may seek, value, and advance knowledge, engage the world around them, and lead principled lives of consequence.

Military and Veteran Costs
  • Tuition Cost
    $ 54,310
  • GI Bill Coverage
    - $ 25,162
  • Yellow Ribbon Coverage
    - $ 29,148
  • Student Veteran Cost
    $ 0
  • Tuition Cost-Per-Credit-Hour
    $
  • Tuition Assistance
    - $ 250
  • Military Student Cost
    $ 0
  • This GI Bill coverage is based on full benefits remaining. Any potential costs and coverage should be verified by the university before applying.

Military/Veteran Support

  • BAH - Campus
    $1,832
  • BAH - Online
    $916.50
  • Campus SVA Chapter
    NO
  • Full-Time Veteran Counselor On Campus
    YES
  • Signed VA Principles Of Excellence
    YES
  • Club/Association for Veterans
    NO
  • Veteran Upward Bound Program
    NO
  • 8 Keys to Veterans' Success
    NO
  • Offers ROTC Program
    YES
  • GI Bill Approved Programs
    YES
Academic Support
  • Offers College Credit for Military Experiences
    NO
  • Awards Credit for CLEP Exam
    NO
  • Awards Credit for DSST Exam
    NO
Financial Support
  • Approved for Tuition Assistance
    NO
  • Yellow Ribbon Program
    YES
  • Scholarships for Military
    NO
  • Reduced Tuition for Military
    NO

    Yellow Ribbon Detail

  • Degree level
    Graduate
  • All
  • Amount
    Unlimited
  • Number
    Unlimited
Costs
  • Undergraduate
    $54,310
    In State
    $54,310
    Out of State
  • Textbooks
    $1,000
  • GI Bill Textbook Coverage
    - $1000
  • Total Cost to Student Veteran
    $ 0
Student Population
  • Student Count
    1,846
    Undergraduate
    0
    Graduate
    4
    GI Bill Students
  • Male
    51.7%
    Population
  • Female
    48.3%
    Population
Affiliation
  • Religious
    No Religious Affiliation
  • Ethnicity
    No Ethnic Affiliation
  • Gender
    Coed School
School Information
  • College Type
    Private
  • Setting
    Suburb
  • Accreditation Type
    Regional
  • Duration
    4 Year
  • Calendar
    Semesters
  • Online Undergraduate
    No
  • Online Graduate
    No
Average Scores
  • Avg. Accepted
    725
    SAT Math
    724
    SAT Evidence-Based Reading & Writing
    32
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