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Amherst CollegeAmherst, MA
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#6 in National Liberal Arts Colleges
#4 in Massachusetts Colleges
Rankings*#3 in National Liberal Arts Colleges
#2 in Pennsylvania Colleges
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Baccalaureate College - Arts & Sciences
School TypePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Baccalaureate College - Arts & Sciences
Offered Degrees
Bachelor'sOffered DegreeBachelor's
Tuition & Fees
expensive$58,640Undergraduate Tuitioncheaper$54,656
-Graduate Tuition-
More$50,424Average Financial Aid AmountLess$46,289
Admission
Lower1,415 SAT
32 ACT
Test ScoresHigher1,460 SAT
33 ACT
Easier11%Acceptance RateTighter9%
Lower39%Yield
(Enrollment Rate)
Favorable41%
High School GPA
High School Rank
High School Record (or Transcript)
Completion of College Preparatory Program
Recommendations
Formal Demonstration of Competencies
Admission Test Scores
TOEFL
Application Requirements
(Required or Recommended to submit)
High School Record (or Transcript)
Completion of College Preparatory Program
Recommendations
Admission Test Scores
TOEFL
Accepted CreditsAdvanced placement (AP) Credits
Enrollment
Larger1,855Total Enrollment
(All Undergraduate in both schools)
Smaller1,559
Completion & Outcomes
Higher95%Graduate RateLower94%
Lower96%Retention RateHigher97%
Special Learning Opportunity
ROTC
Study Abroad
Teacher Certificate
Special learning OpportunityStudy Abroad
Teacher Certificate
✔ (Dormitory Capacity: 1,837)Campus Housing✔ (Dormitory Capacity: 1,554)
✔ (Typical Annual Charge: $6,750)Board/Meal Plan✔ (Typical Annual Charge: $7,536)
Faculties
Less Students per Faculty7 to 1Student to Faculty RatioMore Students per Faculty8 to 1
273Number of faculties251
Lower$116,777Average Faculty SalaryHigher$118,912
*Ranking data is from College Evaluator.