Amherst College

Field Hockey Program Information

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Year Founded:
1821
Religious Affiliation:
None
College Type:
Private , Suburban
Enrollment:
1849 (full time undergrad)
Tuition In State:
$52,476
Tuition Out of State:
$52,476
Division:
NCAA III
Conference:
New England Small College Athletic Conference (Division III)
Welcome to the Amherst College Field Hockey scholarship and program details page. Here you'll get specifics on the college and information on their Field Hockey program like who to contact about recruiting, names of ... Read More

Welcome to the Amherst College Field Hockey scholarship and program details page. Here you'll get specifics on the college and information on their Field Hockey program like who to contact about recruiting, names of past alumni, what scholarship opportunities can be had and how to begin the recruiting process.
Amherst College Field hockey Program Recruiting and Coaching Personnel
For anyone who is looking to get recruited it is critical to understand who to build a relationship with - and NCSA provides the details you'll need. The Head Coach of the Amherst College Field Hockey program is Carol Knerr. Additional key personnel include:


  • Assistant Coach Emily Horwitz

  • Asst. Coach Meghan Peterson

  • Assistant Coach Madeline Tank

  • Assistant Coach Maggie Waxter



For anybody who is considering becoming a part of the Amherst College Field Hockey program these are the people you must get in touch with. You'll be able to choose to contact them via email utilizing the link above or call the school to get more information about the school and Field Hockey program prior to deciding on if it is a suitable fit for you personally.
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Athletics Information
Conference:
New England Small College Athletic Conference (Division III)
Division:
NCAA III
Athletic Director:
Suzanne Coffey
Field Hockey Coaching Staff
  • Emily Horwitz Assistant Coach
  • Carol Knerr Head Coach
  • Meghan Peterson Asst. Coach
  • Madeline Tank Assistant Coach
  • Maggie Waxter Assistant Coach
Sports Offered
  • Baseball
  • Field Hockey
  • Football
  • Men's Basketball
  • Men's Diving
  • Men's Golf
  • Men's Ice Hockey
  • Men's Lacrosse
  • Men's Rowing
  • Men's Soccer
  • Men's Swimming
  • Men's Tennis
  • Men's Track
  • Softball
  • Women's Basketball
  • Women's Diving
  • Women's Golf
  • Women's Ice Hockey
  • Women's Lacrosse
  • Women's Soccer
  • Women's Swimming
  • Women's Tennis
  • Women's Track
  • Women's Volleyball
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Admissions Contact Info
Admissions Toll Free Phone:
N/A
Admissions Phone:
(413) 542-2000
Admissions Email:
admission@amherst.edu
Academic Requirements
Academic Selectivity:
Most Selective
Religious Requirements:
No
Specific Religious Requirements:
N/A
Application Information
Application Deadline:
Yes
Application Deadline Date:
January 1
Application Final Date:
January 1
Application Priority Date:
February 15 (priority)
Notification Date:
April 1
Rolling Admissions:
No
Early Action:
No
Early Action Closing Date:
 
Early Decision:
Yes
Early Decision Deadline:
November 15
Common Application:
Yes
Student Body Averages
ACT
Average Freshman GPA:
3.5
Average ACT Composite:
31
Average ACT English:
0
Average ACT Math:
0
Average ACT Writing:
0
ACT 25th Percentile:
31%
ACT 75th Percentile:
34%
SAT
Average SAT 1 Combined:
0
Average SAT 1 Math:
706
Average SAT 1 Verbal:
714
SAT 25th Percentile:
1360%
SAT 75th Percentile:
1555%
SAT 2 Requirements:
three of the applicant's choice
Majors
    Most Popular Majors:
  • English, Political Science, Economics
    Pre-Professional Programs:
  • Pre-Law, Pre-Medicine, Pre-Dentistry
    Other Pre-Professional Programs:
    Combined 3-2 Programs:
  •  
    Majors Offered:
  • Anthropology,
  • Architectural History,
  • Area Studies,
  • Astronomy and Astrophysics,
  • Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology,
  • Biology,
  • Chemistry,
  • Classics and Classical Linguistics,
  • Computer Science,
  • Drama and Stagecraft,
  • Economics,
  • English Literature,
  • Ethnic and Group Studies,
  • Film/Video and Photographic Arts,
  • Fine and Studio Arts,
  • General Legal Studies,
  • Geology,
  • Germanic Linguistics,
  • History,
  • Interdisciplinary Studies, Other,
  • Mathematics,
  • Music,
  • Natural Resources Conservation and Research,
  • Neurobiology and Neurosciences,
  • Philosophy,
  • Physics,
  • Political Science and Government,
  • Religious Studies,
  • Research and Experimental Psychology,
  • Romance Linguistics,
  • Slavic, Baltic, and Albanian Linguistics,
  • Social Sciences,
  • Sociology,
  • Statistics,
Location
City/Town Situated In:
Amherst
Population:
35000
Major City Closest To School:
Boston
Distance Of Major City:
90 Miles
Closest International Airport:
Hartford, CT
Distance To International Airport:
45 Miles
Closest Other Airport:
Boston
Distance To Other Airport:
90 Miles
Location Description:

978-acre campus in Amherst (population: 34,874), 50 miles from Hartford and 90 miles from Boston. Served by bus and train; major airport serves Boston; smaller airport serves Windsor Locks, Conn. (50 miles). School operates shuttle buses to Five College campuses. Public transportation serves campus.

Demographics
Male:
49.86%
Female:
50.14%
African American:
11.34%
Asian American:
13.58%
Caucasian:
42.52%
Hispanic:
13.58%
International:
9.42%
Other:
4.11%
Student Faculty Ratio:
8:1
Out State Freshmen:
90%
Campus Size:
1000 acres
Campus Life
Freshmen In School Housing:
100%
Students Live On Campus:
97%
Students Live Off Campus:
3%
Students Live On Campus During Weekends:
100%
Housing Types:
  • Coed dorms, Special housing for disabled students, Cooperative housing, Other
Fraternities & Sororities
Fraternities & Sororities:
N
Number Of Fraternities:
0
Number Of Sororities:
0
Join Fraternities:
0%
Join Sororities:
0%
ROTC
Air Force ROTC:
No
Navy ROTC:
Yes
Army ROTC:
No
Financial Aid
Financial Aid Toll Free Number:
 
Financial Aid Phone:
(413) 542-2296
Financial Aid Email:
findaid@amherst.edu
Aid Notification Date:
April 10
Financial Aid Forms:
FAFSA, CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE, Business/Farm Supplement, Other
Tuition Instate:
$52,476
Tuition Out of State:
$52,476
Room & Board:
$13,710
Average Debt On Graduation:
$11,347
Scholarship Numbers
FTF = First Time Freshmen
FTU = Full Time Undergraduate
Average Non-Need Based Athletic Grant and Scholarship Amount:
FTF :$0
FTU : $0
Number of Students Who Received Non-Need Based Athletic Grants and Scholarships:
FTF :0
FTU : 0
Average Non-Need Based Scholarship or Grant Amount:
FTF :$0
FTU : $0
Average Need-Based Loan Amount:
FTF :$2,392
FTU : $2,941
Average Need-Based-Self-Help-Award Amount:
FTF :$2,016
FTU : $2,093
Average Need-Based Scholarship or Grant Amount:
FTF :$39,881
FTU : $39,451
Average Financial Aid Package:
FTF :$40,107
FTU : $41,124
Average Percentage Of Need Met (Based on EFC):
FTF :100%
FTU : 100%
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