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Amherst Student Population

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Total Enrollment 1,839
Men 915
Women 924

Amherst Student Population

Amherst College has a total enrollment of 1,839 (all undergraduate students) for academic year 2019-2020. By gender, there are 915 male and 924 female students at Amherst College.

Student Gender Distribution

Amherst College has a total enrollment of 1,839 with a gender distribution of 49.76% male (915 students) and 50.24% female (924 students).
Student Population By Gender
Amherst College
TotalMenWomen
Total1,839915924
Full-time1,839915924
Part-time000
[Chart] Amherst College 2020 Gender Distribution of Enrollment

Distance Learning (Online Class) Enrollment

Amherst College does not offer the distance learning opportunity.

Race/Ethnicity Distribution

This section analyzes the student population by race/ethnicity at Amherst College. There are 9 American Indian/Native American, 796 White, 187 Black/African American, 272 Asian, 242 Hispanic, 2 Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, and 83 students with other races.
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity
Amherst College
TotalMenWomen
Total1,839915924
American Indian/Native American945
Asian272116156
Black/African American1879097
Hispanic242115127
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander220
White796409387
Two More1206159
Race Un-Known492227
[Chart] Amherst CollegeRace/Ethnicity Distribution

Student Age Distribution

Next table and chart show the student enrollment by age distribution at Amherst College.
Student Age Distribution
Amherst College
Undergraduate
Total1,839
Under 1824
Age 18-19833
Age 20-21820
Age 22-24142
Age 25-2915
Age 30-343
Age 35-392
Age 40-490
Age 50-640
Over 640
Age Un-Known0
[Chart] Amherst College 2020 Age Distribution of Enrollment