Amherst College

#6 in Liberal Arts Colleges

  • Private (not-for-profit)4 Years (or High)Amherst, MADegree-granting, primarily baccalaureate or aboveBachelor's degree1,849 Students13.69 % Acceptance Ratio8:1 Student-Faculty Ratio
    Amherst College is a Private (not-for-profit) (4 Years or High) college located in Amherst, Massachusetts. It has a total enrollment of 1,849 and student to faculty ratio is 8:1. It is a Degree-granting, primarily baccalaureate or above school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Bachelor's degree. The acceptance ratio for undergraduate school is 13.69% last year.
  • Open Admission Policy
    Acceptance Ratio13.69 %
    Admission Yield40.99 %
    Undergraduate Application Fees$60

    The acceptance ratio is 13.69% last year at Amherst College where total 8,396 students applied and 1,149 were accepted.

  • Amounts
    Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$54,310
    On-Campus Living Costs$15,990
    Off-Campus Living Costs$15,990

    The tuition & fees at Amherst College, for academic year 2017-2018 is $54,310.

    The living cost including room, board, and other expenses is $15,990 when living on campus and $15,990 when living off campus.

    Cost of Attendance
  • NCAA Member

    ROTC Program

    Campus Housing

    Meal Plan

    Study Abroad

    Career Counseling

    Employment Service

    Placement Service

    Amherst College provides various learning opportunities and services for their students.

    It includes NCAA Member, ROTC Program, Campus Housing, Meal Plan, Study Abroad, Career Counseling, Employment Service and more.

    Explore campus life and get your opportunities at Amherst College.

    Learning Opportunities & Services

The Numbers Say it All about Amherst College

Key Stats for Amherst College

Costs of Attendance extremely expensive

Amherst College$54,310
All U.S. Colleges$18,355
Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges$25,799
4 Years or High Colleges$22,271
Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Massachusetts$37,386

Admission Chances extremely difficult to get in


Admission Ratio

  • All U.S. Colleges66.99%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges63.95%
  • 4 Years or High Colleges66.20%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Massachusetts58.95%

Financial Helps low financial help rate


Financial Aid Rates

  • All U.S. Colleges76.94%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges88.17%
  • 4 Years or High Colleges82.17%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Massachusetts82.05%

Student Population small

Amherst College1,849
All U.S. Colleges20,523,036
Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges4,211,617
4 Years or High Colleges14,093,854
Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Massachusetts283,414

Graduation Rates very high completion rate


Graduation Rate

  • All U.S. Colleges47.15%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges53.92%
  • 4 Years or High Colleges48.69%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Massachusetts66.65%

Major Programs few programs


Major Programs

  • All U.S. Colleges70
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges88
  • 4 Years or High Colleges109
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Massachusetts112
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