Amherst College

Boltwood Avenue, Amherst, MA
4-year
Small
Suburban

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Questions and Answers about Amherst College

Claire F.
4 months ago
Can you try out for the women's volleyball team or do you need to be recruited?
Claire F.
4 months ago
What intramural club sports does Amherst College offer?
Langston R.
5 months ago
What division is Amherst College sports teams?
Arleen A.
5 months ago
How are FLI students supported on campus?
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6 months ago
What kind of merit scholarships does Amherst College offer?
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6 months ago
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Majors offered at Amherst College

Biggest majors
Economics
Mathematics
Research and Experimental Psychology

Academics at Amherst College

1330-1530
SAT Score Range
400
1600
Required with application
31-34
ACT Score Range
1
36
Required with application
Student Faculty Ratio
7 to 1
Selectivity
Most Selective (13% Acceptance Rate)
School type
Non-profit Private 4-year institution

Demographics for Amherst College Students

Ethnicity BreakdownAsianBlackCaucasianHispanicMiddle EasternNative AmericanPacific Islander
Amherst College Students22%18%50%18%3%1%1%
All Bold.org College Students12%22%36%25%2%2%1%
Gender breakdown
Amherst College Students
18%
76%
Male
Female
< 7% Gender nonconforming
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Common careers for Amherst College students

Common Careers and Their Average Annual Salary

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)168k
Senior Software Engineer159k
Software Engineer104k
Product Manager, Software103k
Business Development Manager97k
Business Development Associate55k
Business Analyst (Unspecified Type)52k
Based on 1,855 student responses
64.8kAvg. Early Career Pay
127.1kAvg. Mid-Career Pay
46%in High-Meaning careers
32%in STEM careers

Net price of attending Amherst College

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