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AddressBoltwood Avenue, Amherst, MA 01002-5000
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School TypePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Carnegie CategoryBaccalaureate College - Arts & Sciences
Highest Degree OfferedBachelor's degree
Amherst College Campus, Amherst, MA

2020 Tuition & Fees and 2021 Estimation

For undergraduate school, its 2020 tuition and fees are $58,640.
The estimated 2021 tuition & fees are $60,941.
The average earning in 10 years after graduation from the school is $83,300. The average salary varies depending on the field of study where Economics program shows the highest salary with $69,800 after graduating from Amherst College.
2019-20 Tuition & Fees2020-21 Estimation
2019-2020 Tuition Costs Chart
source: IPEDS, U.S. Department of Education
Amherst College 2020-2021 Estimated Tuition Costs Chart
The estimation for 2020-2021 tuition costs is based on the cost change rates of last year.

2020 Key Stats

The Acceptance rate at Amherst College is 11% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 39%. The average graduation rate is 93%. Total 1,855 students are attending at the school and the school offers campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory and residence halls possessed by the school). Key academic stats for the school are listed in next table.
2020 Key Academics Statistics
Admission Stats »11% Acceptance Rate / 39% Yield
Test Scores »1,415 SAT / 96 ACT
Graduation Rate »93%
Transfer-out Rate4%
Retention Rate96%(full-time)
Student to Faculty Ratio14.29% (7 to 1)
Student Population »1,855 (all undergraduate)
Average Financial Aid »$50,424
Average Earning After 10 years of graduation$83,300
Average Salary by Field of Study$31,400 - $69,800

Special Learning Opportunities and On-Campus Student Services

Amherst College does not offer online classes (distance learning opportunities) for any degree program. It has ROTC programs and offers teacher certification programs which designed to prepare students to meet the requirements for certification as teachers . Next table summarizes the special learning opportunities.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassNo
Weekend/Evening CollegeNo
Teacher CertificationYes
Study AbroadYes
It provides a number of student services including academic/career counseling services, employment services for students, Placement services for completers.
On-Campus Student Services
Remedial servicesNo
Academic/career counseling serviceYes
Employment services for studentsYes
Placement services for completersYes
On-campus day care for students' childrenNo
Library facilities at institutionVarious Library Facilities Provided

Special Characteristics

Next table illustrates special characteristics of Amherst College.
Special Characteristics
Religious AffiliationNot applicable
Has HospitalNo
Offer Medical DegreeNo
Board/Meal PlanYes
Dormitory Capacity1,837

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