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Graduate Rate 94.67%
Male 93.94%
Female 95.38%
Transfer-Out Rate 2%
Retention Rate 96%

Graduation Rates at Amherst College

At Amherst College, the graduation rates was 94.67% (444 students out of 469 candidates were completed their degree within 150% normal time. For example, within 6 years for students seeking a 4-year bachelors degree.). By gender, 217 male and 227 female students have graduated from the school last year by completing their jobs in the period.

Graduation Rates By Gender

Next table and chart describe the graduation rates (150% normal time) by gender at Amherst College. Last year, the graduation rate was 94.67%. where 444 students out of 469 candidate completed their degree.
Graduation Rate By Gender
Amherst College
CandidatesCompletersGraduation Rates
Total46944494.67%
Male23121793.94%
Female23822795.38%
[Chart] Amherst College Graduation Rates By Gender

BS Degree Graduation Rates By Completion Periods

399 students completed their course in 4 years and 37 finished there bachelor's (or equivalent) degree. Additional 8 students graduated within 6 years, usually referred as 150% normal time.
Graduation Rates By Completion Periods
Amherst College
TotalMaleFemale
4 Year or Less85.07% 83.12% 86.97%
5 Year92.96% 91.34% 94.54%
6 Year94.67% 93.94% 95.38%
[Chart] Amherst College BS Degree Graduation Rates By Completion Periods

Graduation Rates By Race

The next table and chart shows graduation rates by race/ethnicity. The numbers in parenthesis denotes number of completers over number of candidates for each category.
Graduation Rates By Race
Amherst College
TotalMaleFemale
American Indian or Alaska Native 100.00%
(5/5)
100.00%
(1/1)
100.00%
(4/4)
Asian 96.92%
(63/65)
96.15%
(25/26)
97.44%
(38/39)
Black (Non-Hispanic) 89.83%
(53/59)
96.00%
(24/25)
85.29%
(29/34)
Hispanic 95.16%
(59/62)
96.00%
(24/25)
94.59%
(35/37)
White 94.87%
(185/195)
92.86%
(104/112)
97.59%
(81/83)
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 100.00%
(1/1)
0.00%
(0/0)
100.00%
(1/1)
Two or More Races 100.00%
(17/17)
100.00%
(8/8)
100.00%
(9/9)
Unknown 94.12%
(16/17)
88.89%
(8/9)
100.00%
(8/8)
Average 94.67%
(444/469)
93.94%
(217/231)
95.38%
(227/238)
[Chart] Amherst College Graduation Rates By Race

Non-resident Alien Graduation Rates

Non-resident alien student is not a US citizen and studies with student visa, such as F visa, in United States. At Amherst College, 45 of 48 non-resident alien students completed their courses within 150% normal time and the graduation rate was 93.75%.
Non-resident Alien Graduation Rate
Amherst College
CompletersCandidatesGraduation Rate
Total 4548 93.75%
Male 232592.00%
Female 222395.65%
[Chart] Amherst College Non-resident Alien Graduation Rates

Transfer-Out Rates

The transfer-out rate is calculated by dividing students who have transferred out of other institution into total number of students (candidates) within 150% normal time. The transfer-out rate at Amherst College is 1.71% (8 out of 469 students transferred-out.).
Transfer-Out Rates
Amherst College
Transfer-outTotal StudentsTransfer-Out Rate
Total84691.71%
Male52312.16%
Female32381.26%
[Chart] Amherst College Transfer-Out Rates

Retention Rate

By definition, retention rate is the percentage of students who return to a college for their sophomore year. At Amherst College, the retention rate is 96%.
Retention Rates
Amherst College
Full-timePart-time
Retention Rate96%-
[Chart] Amherst College Retention Rate