Overall Niche Grade
- Party SceneB-
- Campus FoodC
- Student LifeA-
Amherst College is ...
NCAA Division III (with football)
New England Small College Athletic Conference
Amherst College Rankings
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High School GPA
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
Evening Degree Programs
- of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.19 responses
- of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.18 responses
- of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.18 responses
Undergrads Over 25
Freshmen Live On-Campus
- of students say they don't have Greek life.12 responses
- of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.22 responses
After Amherst College
- Very Good96
Amherst is an active, inspiring, curious place. The people all want so much more from life and are willing to do all to achieve that. Very active minds. Conversations can go in a billion different directions and it makes life at the college so interesting.
- College Junior
- 3 months ago
Everybody here is super enthusiastic and so bright.
- College Freshman
- 7 months ago
Not everything that I expected, especially socially, but I definitely feel that I'm getting an excellent education.
- College Sophomore
- 8 months ago