Amherst College

Amherst, MA
4-year
Small
Suburban

Questions and Answers

Gabriele S.
1 month ago
Does your school offer any scholarships for international students?
Hannah H.
1 month ago
Is your school's financial aid based on need, academic merit, or both?
Hannah L.
2 months ago
For sports at Amherst, do I need to be recruited with a scholarship to play or can I just try out for the team when the school year starts?
Lucas G.
2 months ago
How would somebody who wants to have a career in journalism and/or technical writing be able to work towards this at your school?
Amaya D.
3 months ago
Where can I find more information about your Biochemistry Program?

Academic details

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
4-year institution

Diversity statistics

44% White
15% Asian
13% Hispanic
11% Black
7% Multiracial
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Common Careers

Common Careers and Their Average Annual Salary

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)168k
Senior Software Engineer159k
Software Engineer104k
Product Manager, Software103k
Business Development Manager97k
Business Development Associate55k
Business Analyst (Unspecified Type)52k
Based on 1,855 student responses
64.8kAvg. Early Career Pay
127.1kAvg. Mid-Career Pay
46%in High-Meaning careers
32%in STEM careers

Financial Snapshot

Average Financial Breakdown
$52,025
Average grant for incoming freshmen
$4,769
Average Pell Grant
$4,667
Average Federal Loans

$50,166
Average Institutional Grant
$5,928
Average Total Loans
Published tuition and fees (Out of state)
$58,640 / year
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