Amherst College

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Amherst College,

at Amherst, Mass.; founded 1821 as a college for men, coeducational since 1975. A liberal arts institution, Amherst maintains a cooperative program with Smith College, Mount Holyoke College, Hampshire College, and the Univ. of Massachusetts.
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The three Dickinson children attended Amherst Academy, founded by their grandfather, and Emily spent the year of 1847-48 at the relatively new Mount Holyoke Female Seminary, later Mount Holyoke College.