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1. Hampshire College, Amherst
Courses / Programs
Hampshire College in Amherst, Western Massachusetts, is a private liberal arts college offering Bachelor of Arts degree & Certificate programs in a variety of career fields, from microbiology to filmmaking, social entrepreneurship to quantum physics. Hampshire College draws on the resources of four other nearby institutions —Amherst, Mount Holyoke, Smith, and the University of Massachusetts Amherst—which together form the Five College consortium, one of the oldest and largest in the country.

At Hampshire, your education focuses on personalized, independent work, close collaboration with faculty, and hands-on experience through study abroad, short-term field studies, internships, volunteer work, advanced independent projects, and much more. Hampshire’s exceptionally rich, intellectually demanding academic program allows students to develop diverse courses of study reflecting their interests.

The College supports a number of programs and centers that focus on new, emerging areas of study that aim to establish novel combinations of disciplines or to integrate learning with community-based or socially conscious endeavors internal and external to the college. Many of these centers and programs become established as ongoing activities at the college, while others emphasize issues of current interest.

Hampshire College is fully accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.
Undergraduate Degree & Certificate Programs:
- Art History
- Chemistry
- Communications/Media Studies
- Computer Science
- Creative Writing
- Digital Media
- Economics
- Health/Premedical Studies
- History
- International Relations
- Journalism
- Legal Studies
- Linguistics
- Philosophy
- Physics
- Politics
- Psychology
- Sociology
- Theatre, and more ...
2. Amherst College
Courses / Programs
Located in Amherst MA, just 90-minutes drive from Boston, Amherst College is an undergraduate, residential, liberal arts college offering the Bachelor of Arts degree program in 37 fields of study. Majors include Biology, Classics, Economics, Environmental Studies, and more. Amherst is widely regarded as one of the premier liberal arts colleges in the nation, enrolling a diverse group of approximately 1,600 young men and women. We are accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC).

Special features include the open curriculum; opportunities for collaborative faculty-student research, community-based learning, and participation in colloquial and special seminars throughout the year

Amherst brings together the most promising students, whatever their financial need, in order to promote diversity of experience and ideas within a purposefully small residential community. Working with faculty, staff, and administrators dedicated to intellectual freedom and the highest standards of instruction in the liberal arts, Amherst undergraduates assume substantial responsibility for undertaking inquiry and for shaping their education within and beyond the curriculum.

Amherst College is located in Amherst, Massachusetts, a town of 35,000 people in the western part of the state. The college’s 1,000-acre campus is adjacent to downtown Amherst.
Bachelor of Arts Degree Majors include:
- American Studies
- Anthropology and Sociology
- Asian Languages and Civilizations
- Biology
- Chemistry
- Classics
- Computer Science
- Economics
- English
- Environmental Studies
- European Studies
- Film and Video
- Geology
- History
- Mathematics
- Neuroscience
- Philosophy
- Physics
- Psychology, and more....
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