Amherst College

Boltwood Avenue, Amherst, Massachusetts 01002-5000

(413) 542-2000

http://www.amherst.edu

Amherst College is located in a Fringe Town

Demographic Profile Highlights from US Concensus

Additional details on Amherst College

  • Total Student Population: 1794
  • Undergraduate Student Population: 1794
  • Campus Housing Provided: Yes
  • Student to Faculty Ratio: 9 to 1

Programs Offered by Amherst College

  • 4-year
  • Private not-for-profit

Degrees Offered by Amherst College

  • Bachelor's degree

Admission for Amherst College

  • Percentage of Applicants Admitted into Amherst College: 15%
  • Percentage of Admitted Enrolled into Amherst College: 40%
  • Percentage of Admitted Enrolled in Full-Time Study: 40%
  • Percentage of Admitted Enrolled in Part-Time Study: N/A %

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Admission Requirements

  • Open admission policy: No
  • Secondary school GPA: Recommended
  • Secondary school rank: Recommended
  • Secondary school record: Required
  • Completion of college-prepatory program: Recommended
  • Recommendations: Required
  • Formal demonstration of competencies: Recommended
  • Admission test scores: Required
  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language): Required

2010 Enrolled first-time students Test Scores of Amherst College

Number of students submitting SAT scores: 336
SAT Test Scores25th Percentile*75th Percentile**
SAT Critical Reading 670 770 
SAT Math 670 770 
SAT Writing 680 770 
Number of students submitting ACT scores: 172
ACT Test Scores25th Percentile*75th Percentile**
ACT Composite 30 34 
ACT English 30 35 
ACT Math 28 34 
ACT Writing 
*: 25% of students scored at or below; **: 25% of students scored above

Estimated Amherst College Student Expenses

In the State Students - Undergraduate academic year prices
Detailed Expenses2010-20112009-20102008-2009
Tuition and fees$40,862 $38,928 $38,310 
Books and supplies $1,000 $1,000 $1,000 
On Campus
  Room and board$10,660 $10,150 $9,790 
Off Campus
  Room and board$0 $0 $0 
Total Expense - On Campus$52,522 $50,078 $49,100 
Total Expense - Off Campus$41,862 $39,928 $39,310 
Out of State Students - Undergraduate academic year prices
Detailed Expenses2011-20102010-20092009-2008
Tuition and fees$40,862 $38,928 $38,310 
Books and supplies$1,000 $1,000 $1,000 
On Campus
  Room and board$10,660 $10,150 $9,790 
Off Campus
  Room and board$0 $0 $0 
Total Expense - On Campus$52,522 $50,078 $49,100 
Total Expense - Off Campus$41,862 $39,928 $39,310 

Adminstration and Teaching Cost of Amherst College

Total Number of FTE staff: 773
Number of Instruction/research and public service FTE staff: 211
Number of Adminstration FTE staff: 102
TitleSalary
Professor$137,212 
Associate Professor 
Assistant professor$76,219 
Instructor 
Lecturer$59,461 

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