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Amherst College

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Rating

Private

Type

1,946

Students

$57,640

Tuition

11%

Acceptance

#29

Ranking

Large Suburb

Campus Setting

Amherst, MA

Boltwood Avenue, Amherst, MA 01002-5000

Rankings

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Cost

$58,640/Year
Above Average

Amherst College

$58,640

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$76,750/year

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$23,558/year

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

11%Acceptance
Moderately Selective

Amherst College

11%

National

69%
Sat

1310 - 1520

59% of students submit

Admissions Yield

39%

ACT

27 - 34

51% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Required

Application Fee

$60

Students

1,946Undergrads
Small Student Population

Full-Time

492

Part-Time

0
Male

50%

In-state

83%

Female

50%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

1%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
10% Mathematics, General10% Econometrics and Quantitative Economics8% Research and Experimental Psychology, Other71% Others

10% Mathematics, General

10% Econometrics and Quantitative Economics

8% Research and Experimental Psychology, Other

71% Others

Mathematics, General

10%

74 Graduates

Econometrics and Quantitative Economics

10%

73 Graduates

Research and Experimental Psychology, Other

8%

54 Graduates

Computer Science

7%

52 Graduates

English Language and Literature, General

6%

41 Graduates

History, General

5%

37 Graduates

Political Science and Government, General

5%

34 Graduates

Environmental Studies

4%

30 Graduates

Academics

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Professors
StudentsProfessors7:17:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

7

Number of Library Books

898,823

Academic Spend per Student

$32,689

Full-time Retention Rate

96%

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$44,100/Year

Amherst College

$44,100

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$44,100

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$65,000

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

90%