Amherst College

Amherst, MA

Amherst College

Boltwood Avenue
Amherst, MA 01002-5000
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Amherst College Review

A+ Excellent
5 Based on 2 Reviews
Career Preparation
A+
Students and Culture
A+
Facilities
A+
Activities and Groups
A+

Degree Overview

Check out the most popular majors and specific degrees students have earned at Amherst College.

*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

227 Human and Social Sciences Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
African-American/Black Studies
 
12
 
 
 
American/United States Studies/Civilization
 
7
 
 
 
Anthropology
 
12
 
 
 
Asian Studies/Civilization
 
9
 
 
 
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
 
4
 
 
 
European Studies/Civilization
 
0
 
 
 
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies
 
4
 
 
 
History, General
 
37
 
 
 
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
 
3
 
 
 
Philosophy
 
14
 
 
 
Political Science and Government, General
 
34
 
 
 
Religion/Religious Studies
 
12
 
 
 
Research and Experimental Psychology, Other
 
54
 
 
 
Social Sciences, General
 
1
 
 
 
Sociology
 
18
 
 
 
Women's Studies
 
6
 
 
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

210 Mathematics and Science Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Astronomy
 
4
 
 
 
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology, Other
 
38
 
 
 
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
 
25
 
 
 
Chemistry, General
 
10
 
 
 
Geology/Earth Science, General
 
4
 
 
 
Mathematics, General
 
74
 
 
 
Neuroscience
 
26
 
 
 
Physics, General
 
9
 
 
 
Statistics, General
 
20
 
 
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

97 Education and Liberal Arts Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Art/Art Studies, General
 
12
 
 
 
English Language and Literature, General
 
41
 
 
 
French Language and Literature
 
26
 
 
 
German Language and Literature
 
4
 
 
 
Russian Language and Literature
 
3
 
 
 
Spanish Language and Literature
 
11
 
 
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

73 Business Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics
 
73
 
 
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

52 Computer Technology Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer Science
 
52
 
 
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

33 Engineering Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Architectural History and Criticism, General
 
3
 
 
 
Environmental Studies
 
30
 
 
 

25 Art and Design Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
 
5
 
 
 
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
 
6
 
 
 
Music, General
 
14
 
 
 

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Accreditation Information

This institution is accredited by New England Commission of Higher Education

* Source data obtained from U.S. Department of Education's Office of Post-secondary Education (OPE)

Alumni & Student Reviews

A+ Excellent
Career Preparation

What letter grade would you give your school on how well it prepares students for a career in the real world?

5 Based on 2 Reviews
  • Alumni
    Chemistry, Class of 1978

    Ability to write and think imaginatively.

    5 Rated January 2016
A+ Excellent
Students and Culture

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5 Based on 2 Reviews
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A+ Excellent
Facilities

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5 Based on 2 Reviews
  • Alumni
    English, Class of 1990

    clean, a bit old fashioned, but beautiful

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Chemistry, Class of 1978

    Appropriate without feeling like a country club (this was 35+ years ago)

    5 Rated January 2016
A+ Excellent
Activities and Groups

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5 Based on 2 Reviews
  • Alumni
    Chemistry, Class of 1978

    Closeness of students and faculty

    5 Rated January 2016
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