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Amherst Student Population

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Total Enrollment 1,745
Men 845
Women 900

Amherst Student Population

Amherst College has a total enrollment of 1,745 (all undergraduate students) for academic year 2020-2021. By gender, there are 845 male and 900 female students at Amherst College. Amherst College is offering the distance learning opportunity (online degree program) and total 1,108 students have enrolled online program exclusively.

Student Gender Distribution

Amherst College has a total enrollment of 1,745 with a gender distribution of 48.42% male (845 students) and 51.58% female (900 students).
Student Population By Gender
Amherst College
TotalMenWomen
Total1,745845900
Full-time1,745845900
Part-time000
[Chart] Amherst College 2021 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 10 American Indian/Native American, 705 White, 182 Black/African American, 270 Asian, 244 Hispanic, 3 Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, and 71 students with other races.
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity
Amherst College
TotalMenWomen
Total1,745845900
American Indian/Native American1046
Asian270119151
Black/African American1828498
Hispanic244115129
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander330
White705353352
Two More1236063
Race Un-Known301119
[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
Total1,745
Under 1828
Age 18-19746
Age 20-21810
Age 22-24133
Age 25-2919
Age 30-347
Age 35-392
Age 40-490
Age 50-640
Over 640
Age Un-Known0
[Chart] Amherst College 2021 Age Distribution of Enrollment