|Years||Percent Earning Bachelor's Degree|
|within 4 years||87% earned a bachelor degree|
|within 5 years||95% earned a bachelor degree|
|within 6 years||96% earned a bachelor degree|
A college's graduation rate is a strong indication of its effectiveness and your potential to find success at a school. These statistics measure the percentage of first-time, full-time students who earned a bachelor degree within four, five or six years from Amherst College. For comparison, approximately 58% of starting students nationally earn a bachelor's degree within six years. Amherst College is more effective than average at successfully graduating students.
|after 6 years||$49,300 per year|
|after 7 years||$66,700 per year|
|after 8 years||$63,400 per year|
|after 9 years||$81,600 per year|
|after 10 years||$82,000 per year|
10 years after enrolling, the average income of former Amherst College students who are working and no longer in school is $82,000, which is 139% higher than the national median. Sources, U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard / Department of Treasury.
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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=164465 IPEDS survey data for Amherst College.