US Colleges

Amherst College

Amherst College

100

# BCR Rankings

23

# National Rankings

Student to Faculty Ratio

Graduation rate

Earning Potential after college

Selectivity

Retention rate

Degree Value

Carnegie Classification 2010: Baccalaureate Colleges–Arts & Sciences
Suburb: Large
Region: New England
Address: Boltwood Avenue, Amherst, Amherst, 01002-5000, MA
www.amherst.edu
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Amherst College is a private school based in the New England of the United States, in the state of Massachusetts. School campus is located in a large suburb of Amherst at Boltwood Avenue. This school has total of 1785 students and 215 full-time faculty members, which makes the student to faculty ratio 8.

Amherst College ‘s religious affiliation is not applicable. The school’s retention rate is 98 and in order to apply for Amherst College SAT/ACT is required. Tuition fees for the 2014-15 school year were $48526.

1785

Number of students

1785

Full Time Undergraduates

  • Amherst College has total of 1785 students, making it much smaller than an average college
  • Student to faculty ratio is 8, which is much lower than average
  • Retention rate in Amherst College is 98, which is much higher than average
  • 6 year graduation rate is 96, which is much higher than average
  • Amherst College has acceptance rate of 14, which is considered very selective
  • Tuition fees for In-State students are $64006, which are considered very expensive

Tuition guarantee plan

Dual Credits

AP Credits

Study Abroad

Teacher Certification

Member of an Athletic Division

NCAA Member

ROTC

ROTC Army

ROTC Navy

ROTC Air Force

NAIA Member

NSCAA Member

Historically Black College

Students

Number of students studying part time0%
*Average Number of Part time students0%
Full time undergraduates age 25 and above0%
*Average % of time undergraduates age 25 and above0%
How many are graduate students0%
*Average % of graduate students 0%

*Average for 4 year Public Schools in US

Faculty

8

Student to Faculty Ratio

15

*Average Student to Faculty Ratio

215

Full Time Faculty

0

Graduate Assistants Teaching

*Average for 4 year Public Schools in US

Endowment

930009

$ Endowment per Student

23275

$ Instruction per student

10063

$ Institutional Support per Student

13404

$ Academic support per Student

10878

$ Student Services per Student

0

Public Service Expenses per Student

Applicants

7927

Applicants Total

  • Applicants Men

  • Applicants Women

14%

Admitted Total

41%

Enrolled Full Time

SAT/ACT Scores

SAT/ACT Required

63%

Freshman submitting SAT Scores

41%

Freshman submitting ACT Scores

670

SAT Critical Reading 25th Percentile

760

SAT Critical Reading 75th Percentile

715

*Average SAT Critical Reading Score

680

SAT Math 25th Percentile

770

SAT Math 75th Percentile

725

*Average SAT Math Score

30

ACT Composite 25th Percentile

34

ACT Composite 75th Percentile

32

*Average ACT Composite Score

31

ACT Math 25th Percentile

35

ACT Math 75th Percentile

33

*Average ACT Math Score

29

ACT English 25th Percentile

34

ACT English 75th Percentile

31.5

*Average ACT English Score

*Average for this specific school

Tuition

64006

$ Total Price In State Students

64006

$ Total Price Out-of-State Students

  • Tuition and Fees

  • National Average Tuition and Fees

Degrees offered

  • Area Ethnic Cultural Gender and Group Studies

  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences

  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services

  • English Language and Literature

  • Foreign Languages Literatures and Linguistics

  • History

  • Legal Professions and Studies

  • Mathematics and Statistics

  • Natural Resources and Conservation

  • Philosophy and Religious Studies

  • Physical Sciences

  • Psychology

  • Social Sciences

  • Visual and Performing Arts

After College

56800

$ Median earning for students working after 10 years of graduation

11185

$ Median Debt for graduates

85%

Students earning over 25K After 10 years of graduation

4.5%

Default Rate

Other Facts

Religion Affiliation

Calendar

Division

Football Conference

Basketball Conference

Baseball Conference

Cross Country Track Conference

Not applicable

Semester

NCAA D3

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