Amherst College

Amherst, MA
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Amherst College Review

Amherst, MA, Boltwood Avenue
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Career Preparation A+
Students and Culture A+
Facilities A+
Activities and Groups A+
A+
Excellent

Amherst College is a small, private, four-year university enrolling 1,795 students and offering 40 degrees in Amherst, MA.

Study Areas, Degree Popularity

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.
1
Human and Social Sciences
199 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
African-American/black Studies
5
American/united States Studies/civilization
6
Ancient/classical Greek Language and Literature
0
Anthropology
14
Asian Studies/civilization
14
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
5
European Studies/civilization
2
History
45
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies
6
Philosophy
11
Political Science
34
Psychology
44
Religion/religious Studies
3
Social Sciences
2
Sociology
8
Women's Studies
0
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
2
Mathematics and Science
169 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Astronomy
0
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology
6
Biology
39
Chemistry
17
Geology/earth Science
10
Mathematics
56
Neuroscience
23
Physics
14
Statistics
4
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
3
Education and Liberal Arts
110 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Art Studies
18
English Language and Literature
52
French Language and Literature
18
German Language and Literature
3
Latin Language and Literature
0
Russian Language and Literature
2
Spanish Language and Literature
17
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
4
Business
73 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Economics
73
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
5
Computer Technology
26 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer Science
26
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
6
Art and Design
24 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts
5
Film/cinema/video Studies
4
Music
15
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
7
Engineering
21 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Architectural History and Criticism
5
Environmental Studies
16
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
8
Legal and Law
18 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Legal Studies
18
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
School Accreditation Information
This institution is accredited by New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions 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?
Based on 2 Reviews
Alumni
Chemistry, Class of 1978

Ability to write and think imaginatively.

Rated January 2016
A+ Excellent
Students and Culture
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Based on 2 Reviews
No Review Responses
A+ Excellent
Facilities
What letter grade would you give the facilities at your school.
Based on 2 Reviews
Alumni
English, Class of 1990

clean, a bit old fashioned, but beautiful

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Chemistry, Class of 1978

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

Rated January 2016
A+ Excellent
Activities and Groups
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Based on 2 Reviews
Alumni
Chemistry, Class of 1978

Closeness of students and faculty

Rated January 2016
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