Undergraduate Majors at Amherst College

The most popular major at Amherst College is Economics followed by Political Science and Government and Psychology. A list of all 35 available majors and annual graduates is presented below.

List of undergrad majors offered at Amherst College

Computer and Information Sciences

Graduates
Computer Science 12

Foreign Languages

Graduates
Russian Language and Literature 4
German Language and Literature 4
French Language and Literature 17
Spanish Language and Literature 18
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 3
Latin Language and Literature 1
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other 1
Legal Professions 24

Legal Professions

Graduates

English and Literature

Graduates
English Language and Literature 75

Biology

Graduates
Biology/Biological Sciences 29
Neuroscience 19

Mathematics

Graduates
Mathematics 20

Natural Resources Conservation

Graduates
Environmental Studies 21

General Studies

Graduates
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 11

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Graduates
Philosophy 9
Religion/Religious Studies 9

Physical Sciences

Graduates
Astronomy 3
Chemistry 15
Geology/Earth Science 7
Physics 12

Psychology

Graduates
Psychology 44

Social Sciences

Graduates
Anthropology 12
Economics 77
Political Science and Government 67
Sociology 16

Ethnic Studies

Graduates
American/United States Studies/Civilization 6
Asian Studies/Civilization 13
European Studies/Civilization 1
African-American/Black Studies 18
Women's Studies 2

Visual and Performing Arts

Graduates
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts 10
Art/Art Studies 23
Music 11

History

Graduates
History 38

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=164465 IPEDS survey data for Amherst College.