Amherst College ranked second best liberal arts college

Amherst College ranked second best liberal arts college

August 29, 2019 0 By Stanley Isaacs


WE WILL HAVE RESULTS TONIGHT ON 22-NEWS AT 10 AND 11. BARRY: IT’S THE NUMBER TWO RANKED LIBERAL ARTS COLLEGE IN THE COUNTRY AND IT’S RIGHT HERE IN WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS. 22NEWS REPORTER MATT CARON DISCOVERED WHAT MAKES AMHERST COLLEGE SO UNIQUE. MATT: U.S. NEWS AND WORLD REPORT RANKED AMHERST COLLEGE THE SECOND BEST LIBERAL ARTS COLLEGE IN THE COUNTRY. THE COLLEGE HAS A LONG STANDING POLICY OF NOT DISCUSSING THOSE RANKINGS WITH THE MEDIA…BUT THEY DID LET US ON CAMPUS TODAY TO TALK TO STUDENTS ABOUT WHY THEY FIND AMHERST COLLEGE SO APPEALING. TONY TAITANO, AMHERST COLLEGE FRESHMAN: I ACTUALLY JUST CAME FROM AN ASTRONOMY CLASS AND I LOVED IT. THE PROFESSORS HERE ARE ALL SO AMAZING. I’M ACTUALLY GOING TO MY NEXT CLASS WHICH IS ART. MY PROFESSOR, THE VERY FIRST DAY SHE WAS JUMPING ACROSS THE ROOM. SHE WAS SHOWING US HOW A LINE COULD HAVE SO MUCH MOTION WITHIN AN ART PIECE. AMHERST RANKED 4TH IN BEST UNDERGRADUATE TEACHING, SECOND IN BEST VALUE, AND 7TH AMONG THE MOST INNOVATIVE SCHOOLS. AMHERST HAS SMALL CLASS SIZES, 35 MAJORS, 100 STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS, AND A WELL ESTABLISHED ATHLETICS PROGRAM…AMHERST IS ALSO PART OF THE FIVE COLLEGE CONSORTIUM WHERE STUDENTS CAN TAKE CLASSES AT SMITH, MT. HOLYOKE, UMASS AND HAMPSHIRE. MATT: ANNUAL TUITION AND FEES AT AMHERST COLLEGE ARE JUST OVER