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Graduate Rate 92.42%
Male 91.52%
Female 93.23%
Transfer-Out Rate 4%
Retention Rate 91%

Graduation Rates at Amherst College

At Amherst College, the graduation rates was 92.42% (439 students out of 475 candidates were completed their degree within 150% normal time. For example, within 6 years for students seeking a 4-year bachelors degree.). By gender, 205 male and 234 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 92.42%. where 439 students out of 475 candidate completed their degree.
Graduation Rate By Gender
Amherst College
CandidatesCompletersGraduation Rates
Total47543992.42%
Male22420591.52%
Female25123493.23%
[Chart] Amherst College Graduation Rates By Gender

BS Degree Graduation Rates By Completion Periods

412 students completed their course in 4 years and 21 finished there bachelor's (or equivalent) degree. Additional 6 students graduated within 6 years, usually referred as 150% normal time.
Graduation Rates By Completion Periods
Amherst College
TotalMaleFemale
4 Year or Less86.74% 83.93% 89.24%
5 Year91.16% 89.73% 92.43%
6 Year92.42% 91.52% 93.23%
[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%
(1/1)
0.00%
(0/0)
100.00%
(1/1)
Asian 98.51%
(66/67)
96.67%
(29/30)
100.00%
(37/37)
Black (Non-Hispanic) 94.00%
(47/50)
95.65%
(22/23)
92.59%
(25/27)
Hispanic 86.15%
(56/65)
88.00%
(22/25)
85.00%
(34/40)
White 92.02%
(196/213)
89.52%
(94/105)
94.44%
(102/108)
Two or More Races 85.19%
(23/27)
81.82%
(9/11)
87.50%
(14/16)
Unknown 100.00%
(9/9)
100.00%
(4/4)
100.00%
(5/5)
Average 92.42%
(439/475)
91.52%
(205/224)
93.23%
(234/251)
[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, 41 of 43 non-resident alien students completed their courses within 150% normal time and the graduation rate was 95.35%.
Non-resident Alien Graduation Rate
Amherst College
CompletersCandidatesGraduation Rate
Total 4143 95.35%
Male 252696.15%
Female 161794.12%
[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 3.58% (17 out of 475 students transferred-out.).
Transfer-Out Rates
Amherst College
Transfer-outTotal StudentsTransfer-Out Rate
Total174753.58%
Male82243.57%
Female92513.59%
[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 91%.
Retention Rates
Amherst College
Full-timePart-time
Retention Rate91%-
[Chart] Amherst College Retention Rate