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Amherst College
  • 4 Year
  • AMHERST, MA

Students at Amherst College

About the Students

Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 23 responses
  • Academic, passionate, open-minded
    74%
  • Critical thinker, disciplined, loving
    9%
  • Far left wing entitlement liberal
    9%
  • Rich kids
    9%
Female Undergrads
50%
Male Undergrads
50%
Student Primary Residence
  • In-State
    12%
  • Out-of-State
    75%
  • International
    11%
  • Unknown
    1%
Student Age
  • Under 18
    1%
  • 18-19
    45%
  • 20-21
    45%
  • 22-24
    8%
  • Over 25
    1%
Household Income Levels
  • <$30k
    24%
  • $30k-$48k
    21%
  • $49k-$75k
    16%
  • $76k-$110k
    13%
  • $110k+
    25%

Ethnic Diversity

Poll
100%
of students say the student body is very diverse in ethnic heritage. 16 responses
Poll
88%
of students say the student body is very diverse in national origin (international students). 16 responses
Racial Diversity
  • African American
    11%
  • Asian
    14%
  • Hispanic
    13%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    9%
  • Multiracial
    5%
  • Native American
    1%
  • Pacific Islander
    0%
  • Unknown
    3%
  • White
    44%

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Politics On Campus

Poll
What political party do you associate yourself with?
Based on 10 responses
  • Republican
    20%
  • Democratic
    50%
  • Independent
    30%
Poll
How would you best describe the political beliefs of campus as a whole?
Based on 18 responses
  • Progressive/very liberal
    28%
  • Liberal
    61%
  • Moderate
    11%

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