Amherst College

Boltwood Avenue, Amherst, MA
4-year
Small
Suburban

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Questions and Answers about Amherst College

Claire F.
8 months ago
Can you try out for the women's volleyball team or do you need to be recruited?
Claire F.
8 months ago
What intramural club sports does Amherst College offer?
Langston R.
8 months ago
What division is Amherst College sports teams?
Arleen A.
9 months ago
How are FLI students supported on campus?
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9 months ago
What kind of merit scholarships does Amherst College offer?
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9 months ago
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Majors offered at Amherst College

Biggest majors
Economics
Mathematics
Research and Experimental Psychology

Academics at Amherst College

1330-1530
SAT Score Range
400
1600
Required with application
31-34
ACT Score Range
1
36
Required with application
Student Faculty Ratio
7 to 1
Selectivity
Most Selective (13% Acceptance Rate)
School type
Non-profit Private 4-year institution

Demographics for Amherst College Students

Ethnicity BreakdownAsianBlackCaucasianHispanicMiddle EasternNative AmericanPacific Islander
Amherst College Students21%17%51%18%3%2%1%
All Bold.org College Students11%21%39%25%2%2%1%
Gender breakdown
Amherst College Students
20%
73%
Male
Female
< 8% Gender nonconforming