Amherst College

  • low financial help rate

    Last year, 1,092 undergraduate students (59% of all students) have received grants, scholarship, and/or federal student loans at Amherst College.

    Number Receiving AidPercent Receiving Aid Total Amount of Aid ReceivedAverage Amount of Aid Received
    Grant or scholarship aid1,092 59%$52,672,388$48,235
    Pell Grants414 22%$1,890,867$4,567
    Federal Students Loans338 18%$1,787,002$5,287
  • Last year, 1,092 undergraduate students (59% of all students) have received grants, scholarship, and/or federal student loans at Amherst College.

    Number Receiving AidPercent Receiving Aid Total Amount of Aid ReceivedAverage Amount of Aid Received
    Grant or scholarship aid248 53%$12,267,715$49,467
    Federal Grant Aid105 22%$555,522$5,291
    Pell Grants105 22%$485,522$4,624

59% Undergraduate Students Got Financial Aid

1,092 undergraduate students (59% of all students) have received grants, scholarship, and/or federal student loans at Amherst College ( compared similar schools). The average amount of grants of scholarship aid is $48,235 and the average loan amount is $5,287.

Number Receiving AidPercent Receiving Aid Total Amount of Aid ReceivedAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or scholarship aid1,092 59%$52,672,388$48,235
Pell Grants414 22%$1,890,867$4,567
Federal Students Loans338 18%$1,787,002$5,287

First-time Full-time Undergraduate Students (Freshmen)

248 freshmen have received one or more types of financial aid at Amherst College ( compared similar schools). The average amount of federal, state, local or institutional grant aid is $49,467 and the average amount of student loans awarded to full-time first-time undergraduates is $5,460. Next table shows the financial data by type of aid at Amherst College.

Number Receiving AidPercent Receiving Aid Total Amount of Aid ReceivedAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid25654%--
Grant or scholarship aid248 53%$12,267,715$49,467
Federal Grants105 22%$555,522$5,291
Pell Grants105 22%$485,522$4,624
Other Federal Grants71 15%$70,000$986
State/Local Grants10 2%$29,558$2,956
Institutional Grants246 52%$11,682,635$47,490
Student Loans71 15%$387,684$5,460
Federal Student Loans65 14%$324,536$4,993
Other Student Loans11 2%$63,148$5,741

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