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Military Quick Facts

  • BAH Rate
    $1,745
  • Online BAH
    $988
  • GI Bill® Approved Programs
    YES
  • Yellow Ribbon Program
    YES
  • Approved for Tuition Assistance
    YES
  • Offers College Credit for Military Experience
    NO
  • Awards Credit for CLEP Exam
    NO
  • Awards Credit for DSST Exam
    NO
Yellow Ribbon

Amherst College Military and Veteran Affairs

The following is military and veteran affairs admission, tuition, and transfer information for Amherst College. This includes contact information for their veteran affairs department, as well as other info related to military and veteran programs such as Tuition Assistance and the Yellow Ribbon program.

Military and Veteran Costs
  • Tuition Cost
    $ 60,890
  • GI Bill Coverage
    - $ 25,162
  • Yellow Ribbon Coverage
    - $ 29,150
  • Student Veteran Cost
    $ 6,578
    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
    $1,745
  • BAH - Online
    $988
  • 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
    YES
  • Yellow Ribbon Program
    YES
  • Scholarships for Military
    NO
  • Reduced Tuition for Military
    NO
  • MyCAA
    NO
ROTC Detail
Yellow Ribbon Detail
  • Degree level
    Graduate
  • All
  • Amount
    Unlimited
  • Number
    Unlimited
Costs
  • Undergraduate
    $60,890
    In State
    $60,890
    Out of State
  • Textbooks
    $1,000
  • GI Bill Textbook Coverage
    - $1000
  • Total Cost to Student Veteran
    $ 0
Student Population
  • Student Count
    1,839
    Undergraduate
    0
    Graduate
    13
    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
    ACT
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Amherst College

Amherst College is a 4 Year, Private university located at Wilson Admission Center, 220 South Pleasant Street, 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 the GI Bill covers your preferred degree program.

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 its 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.

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 its tuition, with zero out-of-pocket costs. You will need to check with the school to ensure that the Yellow Ribbon in fact covers your preferred advanced degree program.

Does Amherst College offer a military discount or reduced tuition rates for military and veterans?

No, Amherst College does not offer a military discount or reduced tuition for military and veterans. You should verify with the university to find out if the rate is below the military tuition assistance cap of $250 per credit hour. Otherwise, you may have out-of-pocket tuition costs for which you would be responsible.

What are Amherst College's military tuition rates for active military using tuition assistance funding?

Amherst College has not provided its tuition rates for active military.

We recommend that you contact the school to verify that the courses you wish to pursue do not exceed the $250 rate cap for military tuition assistance.

What are Amherst College's online tuition rates for active military?

Amherst College has not provided its tuition rates for active military.

We recommend that you contact the school to verify that the courses you wish to pursue do not exceed the $250 rate cap for military tuition assistance.

Does Amherst College offer online degree programs?

No, Amherst College does not currently offer online degree programs.

Is Amherst College approved for Tuition Assistance?

Yes, Amherst College is approved for Tuition Assistance.

Eligible students may have up to 100% of its tuition, with zero out-of-pocket costs.

You will need to verify with the school to ensure that Tuition Assistance covers your preferred degree program.