Amherst College

  • very high completion rate

    Last year, the graduation rate at Amherst College is 93.46% which means very high completion rate when comparing other schools.

  • extremely low rate

    The transfer-out rate at Amherst College is 1.43% last year.

  • extremely satisfied school

    The retention rate at Amherst College is 96% .

93.46% Graduation Rate

The graduation rate at Amherst College is 93.46% last year. Based on comparison to similar schools and all colleges, Amherst College is evaluated as very high completion rate school.

Last year, 457 students have completed their degree programs among 489 candidates. Below, the graduation rate is illustrated by gender with number of completers and candidates at Amherst College.

Graduation Rate By Gender
CandidatesCompletersGraduation Rate
Total48945793.46%
Men23821791.18%
Women25124095.62%

No Students Transferred Out

No students have transferred out from Amherst College in 2018.

Graduation Rate By Race/Ethnicity

Graduation rates of Asian students is 100.00%%, Black (Non-Hispanic) students is 88.52%%, Hispanic students is 92.19%%, White students is 94.20%%, Two or More Race students is 90.00%%, and Unknown students is 90.32%% at Amherst College.

TotalMaleFemale
Asian100.00%(52/52)100.00%(14/14)100.00%(38/38)
Black (Non-Hispanic)88.52%(54/61)78.57%(22/28)96.97%(32/33)
Hispanic92.19%(59/64)88.46%(23/26)94.74%(36/38)
White94.20%(195/207)92.86%(104/112)95.79%(91/95)
Two or More Race90.00%(27/30)92.86%(13/14)87.50%(14/16)
Unknown90.32%(28/31)94.44%(17/18)84.62%(11/13)

Graduation Rate by Completion Time

419 students have completed their degree within 4 years which means 100% of normal time and additional 33 students graduated in 5 years (125% of normal time) at Amherst College.

Graduation Rate By Completion Time
4 Years (100% normal time)Candidates5 Years (125% of normal time)6 Years (150% of normal time)
Total85.69%92.43%93.46%
Men82.77%90.34%91.18%
Women88.45%11.95%95.62%

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