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Amherst College

Amherst College is a Private nonprofit institution located in Amherst, MA. The school has approximately 1835 undergraduate students. The school offers students 4-year degree opportunities. The average family income of students that are attending this school is $78,989. The average age of students entering Amherst College is 20. The most popular programs at the Amherst College are: Social Sciences (25%), Biological And Biomedical Sciences (12%), Mathematics And Statistics (7%), English Language And Literature (7%) and Physical Sciences (7%).


Tuition & Fees
$54,310
Admissions Rate
13%
Average Debt at Graduation
$12,896
Average SAT Score
1497

Below is what you can expect to pay if you are attending the Amherst College.

Tuition & Fees
$54,310
Books, Supplies, & Living Expenses
$68,986
Total Expected Costs
$123,296

Average Cost for Students on Financial Aid
$22,463
Cost for Students on Financial Aid by Family Income

Depending on the fedaral, state, or institutional grant aid available, students in your income bracket may pay more or less than the overall average costs.

Family Income Average Cost
$0 - $30,000 $5,311
$30,001 - $48,000 $10,383
$48,001 - $75,000 $11,372
$75,001 - $110,000 $19,829
$110,000 + $46,118

Below is a detailed breakdown of the student body at the Amherst College.

1,835 Undergraduate Students

Male Students: 51%

Female Students: 49%

100% Full Time / < 1% Part Time

Average Age of Entry : 20

Low Income Students: 22%


Race / Ethnicity

The test scores below show the average of all students that have been accepted at the Amherst College.

SAT Scores
ACT Scores

The average student can expect to graduate from the Amherst College with the amount of debt stated below.

Average Debt at Graduation
$12,896
Students Receiving Federal Loans
18%
Typical Monthly Loan Payment
$134

The graduation rate at the Amherst College is displayed as a percentage of students admitted.

Graduation Rate
95%
Students who Return after their First Year
97%

Below is a list of the degree programs that are offered at the Amherst College.

Bachelor Degrees
  • Natural Resources and Conservation
  • Architecture and Related Services
  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies
  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
  • Foreign Language, Literature, and Linguistics

Most Popular Programs
  • Social Sciences (25%)
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences (12%)
  • Mathematics And Statistics (7%)
  • English Language And Literature (7%)
  • Physical Sciences (7%)