Amherst College

Amherst College

Amherst College

School Overview

• Student/faculty ratio: 8:1
• Fulltime instructional faculty: 209
• Average class size: 19
• Classes with fewer than 30 students: 84%
• Fields of study: 40 majors in the arts, humanities, natural sciences and social sciences
• Number of courses at Amherst: More than 850, with more than 6,000 available through the Five College Consortium
• Amherst students who study abroad: 43%
• Students who graduate within six years: 93%
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Contact Information

Amherst College
220 South Pleasant Street
Amherst, MA 01002
Phone: (413) 542-2000

Potential Careers

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