2023 Tuition & Fees and 2024 Estimation

For undergraduate school, the 2023 tuition and fees of Amherst College are $64,100.
The estimated 2024 tuition & fees for prospective students is $67,192 based on the tuition changes from last year.
2022-23 Tuition & Fees2023-24 Estimation
Updated with 2022-2023 tuition (Last update: Feb. 27, 2023)
The estimation for 2023-2024 tuition costs is based on the cost change rates of last year.

Key Stats for Prospective Students

The Acceptance rate at Amherst College is 8.74% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 42.08%. The average SAT scores submitted by enrolled students is 1,460.
The average graduation rate is 92%. Total 1,971 students are attending the school and the school offers campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory and residence halls possessed by the school).
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 the Economics program shows the highest salary with $69,800 after graduating. Key academic stats for the school are listed in the next table.
2023 Amherst Key Academics Statistics
Admission Stats »8.74% Acceptance Rate / 42.08% Yield
Test Scores »1,460 SAT / 33 ACT
Graduation Rate »92%
Transfer-out Rate4%
Retention Rate98%(full-time)
Student to Faculty Ratio14.29% (7 to 1)
Student Population »1,971 (all undergraduate)
Average Financial Aid »$57,953
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 offers online classes (distance learning opportunities) for undergraduate programs. It has ROTC programs and offers teacher certification programs designed to prepare students to meet the requirements for certification as teachers. The next table summarizes the special learning opportunities.
Special Learning Opportunities at Amherst
Online ClassUndergraduate,
Weekend/Evening CollegeNo
Teacher CertificationYes
Study AbroadYes
Amherst provides several student services including academic/career counseling services, employment services for students, Placement services for completers.
On-Campus Student Services at Amherst
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

Campus Life

The following table illustrates the special characteristics of Amherst. It has dormitories (or campus-owned housing) and its capacity is 2,000. It also offers separate board/meal plans and the annual cost is $7,400.
Amherst Special Characteristics
Religious AffiliationNot applicable
Has HospitalNo
Offer Medical DegreeNo
Board/Meal PlanYes
Dormitory Capacity2,000

Directory Information

AddressBoltwood Avenue, Amherst, MA 01002-5000
WEBSchool's Website
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School Typefour-years, private (not-for-profit)
Carnegie CategoryBaccalaureate College - Arts & Sciences
Highest Degree OfferedBachelor's degree
Amherst College Campus, Amherst, MA
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