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Amherst College


Overview

Student Population
1,849
Best Colleges National Rank
#11
 Location Amherst, Massachusetts
 Online amherst.edu 
School Type Private 4 Year
Size Small
Profit Status Non-profit
On campus housing Yes
Degrees Offered Undergrad

Located in Amherst, Massachusetts, Amherst College is a small four year private college offering undergraduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 8,396 prospective students applied, and 1,149 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 471 enrolled in the school.  1,849 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 0 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $53,430 plus fees of $880. Amherst College is ranked 11 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2018 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


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Getting In

Admission Standards
Elite
Test Scores
SAT ACT
SAT1420/1570
ACT31/34
Applications Accepted
13.7%
Applications DueJan 1, 2019
Applicant CompetitionVery High

Cost to Attend

Tuition
$53,430
Costs for Amherst College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$880
Room and Board $14,190
Budget for Other Expenses$1,800
Total One Year Cost$71,300

Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$82,000 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
96% within 6 years

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Amherst College students
Subject Percent of Class
Social Sciences 26%
English and Literature 12%
Foreign Languages 7%
Biology 7%
Psychology 7%