Amherst, NY Colleges

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Amherst

Amherst is a town in Erie County, New York, United States. As of the 2010 census, the town had a total population of 122,366. This represents an increase of 5.0% from the 2000 census.

In July 2010, CNNMoney.com ranked Amherst 42nd in a list of the Top 100 Best Places to Live in America. In 2012, CNNMoney.com ranked Amherst 50th. In 2011, 2012, Amherst was selected as one of America’s 100 Best Communities for Young People by America's Promise Alliance.

The largest and most populous suburb of Buffalo, New York, the town of Amherst encompasses most of the village of Williamsville and the hamlets of Eggertsville, Getzville, Snyder, Swormville, and East Amherst. The town is in the northern part of the county and borders a small section of the Erie Canal.

Amherst is home of the Amherst campus of the University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, the graduate campus of Medaille College, a campus of Bryant and Stratton College, and Daemen College. Millard Filmore Suburban Hospital is located in the center of town on Maple Road.

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Schools in and around Amherst, NY

Name
Daemen College
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $21,800 average out-state tuition; $21,800 average in-state tuition
MarJon School of Beauty Culture Ltd
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit
The Salon Professional Academy-Tonawanda
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit
University at Buffalo
Four or more years; Public; $14,720 average out-state tuition; $5,270 average in-state tuition
Continental School of Beauty Culture-Buffalo
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit
Leon Studio One School of Hair Design
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit
ITT Technical Institute-Getzville
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Private for profit; $17,748 average out-state tuition; $17,748 average in-state tuition

Amherst, NY Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
Grace LeGendre Fellowship for Graduate Study $2,000 February 28, 2017
NEWH New York Chapter Scholarship Varies September 26, 2016
UAS7 International Study and Internship Program in Germany Varies October 01, 2016