What Outcomes Can You Expect?
What happened to students who enrolled at this college? Find out how many graduated, how much student loan debt they're stuck with, and how much they get paid on average in their jobs. This can give you valuable insight on what the ROI might be for this school.
Graduation and Retention Rates
Of the 465 students that were expected to graduate on-time in 2016, 456 remained at the school past their freshman year, 410 graduated on-time (two or four years depending on the degree) and 442 within a reasonable time (three or six years or within 150% of the on-time duration).
|The vast majority of undergraduates (98.0%) continued past their freshman year.|
|The vast majority of undergraduates ( 88.0% ) completed their degree "on-time" (within two or four years depending on the degree)|
|The vast majority of undergraduates (95.0%) completed their degree in a reasonable time (within three or six years depending on the degree)|
Student Loan Debt
A total of 155 Amherst College students entered loan repayment in 2009. After three years, 1.2% of these students (2 out of 155) defaulted on their loans.
On average, graduates of Amherst College earn about $46,000 in their early career. This is about $7,000 better than might be expected given the mix of majors that are offered at Amherst College.
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Additional Questions to Ask
- Interested in graduate school? How many students from this college go on to achieve additional degrees?
- Will a degree from this school land you a job? How many graduates were employed full time a year after graduating?
- Averages may not tell you what is specific to your situation. Are you taking on above average amounts of debt for a degree that will pay you a below average salary?