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The Liberal Arts

A liberal-arts education develops an individual’s potential for understanding possibilities, perceiving consequences, creating novel connections and making life-altering choices. It fosters innovative and critical thinking as well as strong writing and speaking skills. The liberal arts prepare students for many possible careers, meaningful lives and service to society.

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amherst college does not discriminate in admission, employment, or administration of its programs and activities on the basis of race, national or ethnic origin, color, religion, sex or gender (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender expression and gender identity), age, disability, genetic information, military service, or any other characteristic or class protected under applicable federal, state or local law. amherst college complies with all state and federal laws that prohibit discrimination, including title vii of the civil rights act, title ix, section 504 of the rehabilitation act, the americans with disabilities act, the equal pay act and the age discrimination in employment act. inquiries should be addressed to the chief diversity and inclusion officer, amherst college, p.o. box 5000, amherst, ma 01002-5000.