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Amherst College Majors

Graduation Statistics

95%

graduate within six years
  • 96% within eight years
  • 85% within four years
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549 Graduates
Amherst College offers bachelors degrees.
Bachelor's

Faculty Overview

422 Faculty
Full Time
  • 223 Instructional
  • 0 Research
  • 0 Public Service
Part Time
  • 199 Instructional
  • 0 Research
  • 0 Public Service

Study Options

Study Abroad Opportunities

This college has programs to study and gain cultural experiences in countries around the world.

Teacher Certification Offered

This college offers teacher certification.

ROTC - Navy

Earn NAVY ROTC scholarships that provide up to $180,000 to cover tuition, books and other expenses.

Programs & Majors

ARCHITECTURE AND RELATED SERVICES Bachelor
Architectural History and Criticism, General 5
AREA, ETHNIC, CULTURAL, GENDER, AND GROUP STUDIES Bachelor
African-American/Black Studies 8
American/United States Studies/Civilization 4
Asian Studies/Civilization 20
European Studies/Civilization 6
Women's Studies 3
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES Bachelor
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology, Other 6
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 23
Neuroscience 14
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES Bachelor
Computer Science 25
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS Bachelor
English Language and Literature, General 46
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS Bachelor
Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature -
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General 3
French Language and Literature 14
German Language and Literature 4
Latin Language and Literature -
Russian Language and Literature 1
Spanish Language and Literature 10
HISTORY Bachelor
History, General 38
LEGAL PROFESSIONS AND STUDIES Bachelor
Legal Studies, General 21
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS Bachelor
Mathematics, General 59
Statistics, General 4
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES Bachelor
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 5
NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION Bachelor
Environmental Studies 18
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES Bachelor
Philosophy 7
Religion/Religious Studies 6
PHYSICAL SCIENCES Bachelor
Astronomy 1
Chemistry, General 14
Geology/Earth Science, General 8
Physics, General 7
PSYCHOLOGY Bachelor
Research and Experimental Psychology, Other 56
SOCIAL SCIENCES Bachelor
Anthropology 11
Economics, General 73
Political Science and Government, General 42
Social Sciences, General -
Sociology 9
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS Bachelor
Art/Art Studies, General 15
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General 4
Film/Cinema/Video Studies 10
Music, General 5
Reviews Academic Rigor
  • Anonymous from CA
  • 5
  • I love my classes. Our class sizes are REALLY small. My class sizes range from 8-25 students. Professors put you on the spot and ask you if you're sick if…

  • Oct-31-2010 Read More
  • Justin From New York, NY
  • 5
  • The teachers take a great investment in your education. I am able to meet with them whenever I need extra help. They make time for students and have set office…

  • Dec-29-2009 Read More