Amherst College

School Info

Institution Type
4 year Private not-for-profit
Campus Setting
Town
Student Teacher Ratio
8:1
Student Population
1,744
Campus Size
Small

Degrees Issued

  • Bachelor's degree

Contact Info

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

  • Massachusetts Schools
  • Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics in 2010

Statistics

Faculty Overview

Average Amherst College Faculty Salaries

Instructors
$0
Lecturers
$58,189
Assistant Professors
$75,455
Associate Professors
$87,847
Professors
$135,255

Amherst College Faculty by Function

Instructional & Research
202
Executive & Administrative
105
Other Professional
138
Non Professional
322
Total767

Percent Teachers At Amherst College

Teachers 26.34%
  • Dark Yellow: Teachers
  • Yellow: Non Teachers

Tenure Status for Instructors & Researchers at the Amherst College

Tenured
118
On Tenured Track
32
Not On Tenured Track
39

Tenure Status for instructors & Researchers at the Amherst College by Gender

Tenured On Tenure Track Not On Tenure Track
Men 64%
Women 36%
Men 53%
Women 47%
Men 49%
Women 51%
  • Blue Pattern Men
  • Pink Women

Full Time Faculty Minorities at Amherst College

Native American
0
Asian
35
African American
31
Hispanic
24
Total90

Part Time Faculty Minorities at the Amherst College

Native American
0
Asian
0
African American
3
Hispanic
1
Total4

Full Time Faculty Minorities at Amherst College by Gender

Native American Asian African American Hispanic
M 0%
W 0%
M 57%
W 43%
M 55%
W 45%
M 46%
W 54%
  • Blue: Men
  • Pink: Women

Part Time Faculty Minorities at the Amherst College by Gender

Native American Asian African American Hispanic
M 0%
W 0%
M 0%
W 0%
M 67%
W 33%
M 0%
W 100%
  • Blue: Men
  • Pink: Women

Amherst College New Hires

Instructional Facilities Secretarial Services Professional Support
M 60%
W 40%
Total5
M 0%
W 100%
Total2
M 44%
W 56%
Total9
  • Blue: Men
  • Pink: Women
Maintenance Executive & Managerial
M 33%
W 67%
Total3
M 0%
W 100%
Total3

School Overview

U.S. News Amherst College School Ranking

Not Ranked

In State Vs. Out of state undergraduates

In State 11%
  • Yellow: In State
  • Dark Yellow: Out Of State

Amherst College Retention Rates

Full Time Students Part Time Students
Returning Students 96%
Returning Students %
  • Yellow: Returning Students
  • Dark Yellow: Non Returning Students

Amherst College Graduation Rates

Full Time Students Part Time Students
Graduated Students 85%
Graduated Students 95%
  • Yellow: Graduated Students
  • Dark Yellow: Non Graduated Students

Amherst College Overall Graduation Rates

Graduated Students 95%
  • Graduated Students
  • Non Graduated Students

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