Since our 1821 founding, 小福利导航has demonstrated steadfast confidence in the value of the liberal arts and the importance of critical thinking. Small classes, an open curriculum and a singular focus on undergraduate education ensure that leading scholars engage daily with talented, curious students, equipping them for leadership in an increasingly global and complex world.

diverse crowd of students taking a group selfie at the homecoming football game

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

小福利导航is proud of its work to recruit, admit, and enroll a diverse student body. We鈥檙e dedicated to creating a sense of belonging in our close-knit community. 

A group of students in a tent working over a table of seedlings


Sustainability is a core principle that guides all of our operations鈥攆rom the food served (and grown on our campus farm) to the vehicles driven. With our Climate Action Plan, we aim to achieve climate neutrality by 2030.

Michael Elliott smiling

College Leadership

Meet our president, Michael A. Elliott 鈥92, and our Board of Trustees.

Mammoth logo and tagline 小福利导航Mammoths


Our mascot is the Mammoth. We鈥檙e the 鈥淪inging College鈥 and the 鈥淲riting College.鈥 And every 小福利导航graduate is given a Conway Cane. 

President's House


For over two centuries, 小福利导航has been educating a talented, diverse student body. See Amherst鈥檚 historical 鈥渇irsts,鈥 visit our Bicentennial pages, see an interactive timeline, and more.