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Amherst College

Amherst College

Boltwood Avenue
Amherst, MA 01002-5000
(413) 542-2000

Founded in 1821, Amherst College is a 4-year institution. It is in town of Amherst, Massachusetts. This liberal arts college offers subjects including psychology, sociology, and math. This school offers students 35 bachelors level degrees. In 2010, 1,794 students sought degrees from the 35 programs at this school. It is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education. Amherst is one of 27 liberal arts colleges in Massachusetts.

Admission

In 2010, 8,099 students applied to Amherst for admission. Amherst admitted 15% of applicants or 1,215 students. Close to 53% of the admitted students are women.

Admission

In 2010, 8,099 students applied to Amherst for admission. Amherst admitted 15% of applicants or 1,215 students. Close to 53% of the admitted students are women.

  • Percent Admitted students who applied: 15%
  • Percent Admitted of women who applied were admitted: 14%
  • Percent Admitted of men who applied were admitted: 17%

Student Demographics

In 2010, this liberal arts college had 1,794 students enrolled.

Student Demographics

In 2010, this liberal arts college had 1,794 students enrolled.

  • Total Enrolled Male: 879
  • Total Enrolled Female: 915
  • Undergraduate Male: 879
  • Undergraduate Female: 915

Faculty Demographics

This liberal arts college has 227 teachers. 203 out of 227 teachers are full-time and 24 out of 227 faculty are part-time. Approximately 57% of teachers are male.

Faculty Demographics

This liberal arts college has 227 teachers. 203 out of 227 teachers are full-time and 24 out of 227 faculty are part-time. Approximately 57% of teachers are male.

  • Male: 130
  • Female: 97
Information based on 2010-12 data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.
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