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Graduate Rate 95.49%
Male 94.83%
Female 96.15%
Retention Rate 96%

Graduation Rates at Amherst College

At Amherst College, the graduation rates was 95.49% (445 students out of 466 candidates were completed their degree within 150% normal time. For example, within 6 years for students seeking a 4-year bachelors degree.). By gender, 220 male and 225 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 95.49%. where 445 students out of 466 candidate completed their degree.
Graduation Rate By Gender
Amherst College
CandidatesCompletersGraduation Rates
Total46644595.49%
Male23222094.83%
Female23422596.15%
[Chart] Amherst College Graduation Rates By Gender

BS Degree Graduation Rates By Completion Periods

411 students completed their course in 4 years and 28 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 Less88.20% 86.21% 90.17%
5 Year94.21% 93.10% 95.30%
6 Year95.49% 94.83% 96.15%
[Chart] Amherst College BS Degree Graduation Rates By Completion Periods

Graduation Rates By Race

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
Asian 98.36%
(60/61)
100.00%
(31/31)
96.67%
(29/30)
Black (Non-Hispanic) 96.55%
(56/58)
91.30%
(21/23)
100.00%
(35/35)
Hispanic 96.88%
(62/64)
96.67%
(29/30)
97.06%
(33/34)
White 93.91%
(185/197)
92.66%
(101/109)
95.45%
(84/88)
Two or More Races 96.30%
(26/27)
100.00%
(10/10)
94.12%
(16/17)
Unknown 100.00%
(17/17)
100.00%
(8/8)
100.00%
(9/9)
Average 95.49%
(445/466)
94.83%
(220/232)
96.15%
(225/234)
[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, 39 of 42 non-resident alien students completed their courses within 150% normal time and the graduation rate was 92.86%.
Non-resident Alien Graduation Rate
Amherst College
CompletersCandidatesGraduation Rate
Total 3942 92.86%
Male 202195.24%
Female 192190.48%
[Chart] Amherst College Non-resident Alien Graduation 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