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Explore international student trends at Amherst College to discover how Amherst stacks up to the competition when it comes to serving students from outside the United States.

Overall, Amherst is among the top schools for students from outside the United States. They are ranked 97th out of 1,174 in our Overall Best U.S. Colleges & Universities for International Students.

The presence of international students on campus means a greater diversity of options, perspectives and knowledge to add to the diversity of thought on campus. As the economy becomes more global in scope, interaction with students from all different countries becomes an important part of higher education.

An analysis of student visa data suggests that in 2016 as many as 1,037,354 international students came to the U.S. to study at American colleges and universities. From this diverse international pool, Amherst was home to approximately 173 international students.

College Factual ranks Amherst as 532nd out of a total 1,293 colleges and universities for popularity with international students.

International Popularity: (532nd out of 1,293)

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At least 31 countries are represented on the Amherst campus. The countries with the largest on-campus communities are China, Canada, and South Korea. |

Amherst College reports having a total of 173 international students on campus, 173 of whom are undergraduates. This is out of a total of 1,795 students, 1,795 of whom are undergraduates.

Amherst suggests that international students make up about 9.6% of the student body. |

Use the map below to explore the popularity of Amherst College on a country by country basis.

Over the last five years the total international population of students on campus has grown at an average rate of 17.0%. South Korea is the largest contributor to this growth, with an estimated total of 16 students. |

The chart below shows how the total number of international students at Amherst has grown over the past five years.

2011: (80 students)

2012: (104 students)

2013: (120 students)

2014: (142 students)

2015: (165 students)

2016: (173 students)

Use the map below to explore the popularity trends on a country by country basis.

College Factual ranks Amherst as 97th out of 1,174 total colleges and universities for providing a quality educational experience to international students.

International Quality: (97th out of 1,174)

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CollegeFactual has also ranked the quality of the education at Amherst on a country by country basis. Amherst ranks the best for are for students from Kenya, Canada, and United Kingdom.

Use the map below to explore the Amherst College experience for your country.

College Factual ranks Amherst as 1,131st out of a total 1,148 colleges and universities for providing value to international students.

International Value: (1,131st out of 1,148)

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CollegeFactual has also ranked the value of the education at Amherst on a country by country basis. Amherst's best value is for students from Singapore, Kenya, and Jamaica.

Use the map below to explore Amherst College value for your country.

The most popular degrees at Amherst with international students are Liberal Arts General Studies, Mathematics, and Economics.

Liberal Arts General Studies: (49 students)

Mathematics: (24 students)

Economics: (20 students)

Political Science & Government: (11 students)

Computer Science: (9 students)

Chemistry: (9 students)

General Biology: (6 students)

General English Literature: (5 students)

Physics: (5 students)

Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology: (4 students)

Use the map below to explore the most popular degrees at Amherst College on a country by country basis.

The map below (and the following country names) can be used to select a specific country and drill into Amherst College information specific to that country.

Country | Popularity Ranking | Quality Ranking | Value Ranking |
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Australia | 442 | N/A | N/A |

Bangladesh | 338 | N/A | N/A |

Brazil | 438 | N/A | N/A |

Canada | 249 | 95 | 591 |

China | 552 | 219 | 775 |

Colombia | 478 | N/A | N/A |

Ecuador | 204 | N/A | N/A |

Egypt | 287 | N/A | N/A |

France | 512 | N/A | N/A |

Germany | 510 | N/A | N/A |

Ghana | 397 | N/A | N/A |

Greece | 217 | N/A | N/A |

India | 512 | 201 | 598 |

Indonesia | 324 | N/A | N/A |

Iran | 350 | N/A | N/A |

Jamaica | 102 | 29 | 117 |

Japan | 387 | 125 | 397 |

Jordan | 275 | N/A | N/A |

Kenya | 33 | 23 | 155 |

Mongolia | 167 | N/A | N/A |

Nepal | 315 | 90 | 326 |

Nigeria | 389 | 89 | 397 |

Norway | 231 | N/A | N/A |

Pakistan | 217 | 103 | 230 |

Russia | 408 | N/A | N/A |

Singapore | 71 | 59 | 107 |

South Korea | 341 | 114 | 543 |

Turkey | 275 | N/A | N/A |

United Kingdom | 383 | 87 | 449 |

Venezuela | 440 | N/A | N/A |

Vietnam | 336 | 124 | 430 |

An analysis of student visa data suggests that in 2016 as many as 361,953 Chinese students came to the U.S. to study at American colleges and universities. From this pool of 361,953, Amherst was home to approximately 22 Chinese students.

Chinese Popularity: (552nd out of 1,055)

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College Factual ranks Amherst as 552nd out of a total 1,055 colleges and universities for sheer popularity with students from China.

Chinese students could account for as much as 1.2% of the entire student body and as much as 12.7% of the international student body at Amherst. |

Over the last five years the total Chinese population of students on campus has grown at a rate of 5.4%. Over the last five years the total Chinese population of students on campus has grown at an average rate of 7.0%. |

The chart below shows how the total number of Chinese students at Amherst has grown over the past five years.

2011: (16 students)

2012: (18 students)

2013: (20 students)

2014: (23 students)

2015: (21 students)

2016: (22 students)

College Factual ranks Amherst as 219th best out of 798 total colleges and universities for providing a quality educational experience to Chinese students.

Chinese Quality: (219th out of 798)

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College Factual ranks Amherst as 775th out of a total 786 colleges and universities for providing value to Chinese students.

Chinese Value: (775th out of 786)

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An analysis of student visa data suggests that in 2016 as many as 28,520 Canadian students came to the U.S. to study at American colleges and universities. From this pool of 28,520, Amherst was home to approximately 17 Canadian students.

Canadian Popularity: (249th out of 1,043)

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College Factual ranks Amherst as 249th out of a total 1,043 colleges and universities for sheer popularity with students from Canada.

Canadian students could account for as much as 0.9% of the entire student body and as much as 9.8% of the international student body at Amherst. |

Over the last five years the total Canadian population of students on campus has grown at a rate of 4.3%. Over the last five years the total Canadian population of students on campus has grown at an average rate of 9.0%. |

The chart below shows how the total number of Canadian students at Amherst has grown over the past five years.

2011: (12 students)

2012: (14 students)

2013: (13 students)

2014: (12 students)

2015: (14 students)

2016: (17 students)

College Factual ranks Amherst as 95th best out of 612 total colleges and universities for providing a quality educational experience to Canadian students.

Canadian Quality: (95th out of 612)

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College Factual ranks Amherst as 591st out of a total 603 colleges and universities for providing value to Canadian students.

Canadian Value: (591st out of 603)

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An analysis of student visa data suggests that in 2016 as many as 59,750 South Korean students came to the U.S. to study at American colleges and universities. From this pool of 59,750, Amherst was home to approximately 16 South Korean students.

South Korean Popularity: (341st out of 941)

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College Factual ranks Amherst as 341st out of a total 941 colleges and universities for sheer popularity with students from South Korea.

South Korean students could account for as much as 0.9% of the entire student body and as much as 9.2% of the international student body at Amherst. |

Over the last five years the total South Korean population of students on campus has grown at a rate of 7.9%. Over the last five years the total South Korean population of students on campus has grown at an average rate of 10.2%. |

The chart below shows how the total number of South Korean students at Amherst has grown over the past five years.

2011: (10 students)

2012: (11 students)

2013: (12 students)

2014: (14 students)

2015: (16 students)

2016: (16 students)

College Factual ranks Amherst as 114th best out of 567 total colleges and universities for providing a quality educational experience to South Korean students.

South Korean Quality: (114th out of 567)

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College Factual ranks Amherst as 543rd out of a total 558 colleges and universities for providing value to South Korean students.

South Korean Value: (543rd out of 558)

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An analysis of student visa data suggests that in 2016 as many as 1,787 Kenyan students came to the U.S. to study at American colleges and universities. From this pool of 1,787, Amherst was home to approximately 12 Kenyan students.

Kenyan Popularity: (33rd out of 620)

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College Factual ranks Amherst as 33rd out of a total 620 colleges and universities for sheer popularity with students from Kenya.

Kenyan students could account for as much as 0.7% of the entire student body and as much as 6.9% of the international student body at Amherst. |

Over the last five years the total Kenyan population of students on campus has grown at a rate of 8.2%. Over the last five years the total Kenyan population of students on campus has grown at an average rate of 11.3%. |

The chart below shows how the total number of Kenyan students at Amherst has grown over the past five years.

2011: (7 students)

2012: (9 students)

2013: (9 students)

2014: (10 students)

2015: (12 students)

2016: (12 students)

College Factual ranks Amherst as 23rd best out of 166 total colleges and universities for providing a quality educational experience to Kenyan students.

Kenyan Quality: (23rd out of 166)

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College Factual ranks Amherst as 155th out of a total 164 colleges and universities for providing value to Kenyan students.

Kenyan Value: (155th out of 164)

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An analysis of student visa data suggests that in 2016 as many as 178,562 Indian students came to the U.S. to study at American colleges and universities. From this pool of 178,562, Amherst was home to approximately 8 Indian students.

Indian Popularity: (512nd out of 950)

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College Factual ranks Amherst as 512nd out of a total 950 colleges and universities for sheer popularity with students from India.

Indian students could account for as much as 0.4% of the entire student body and as much as 4.6% of the international student body at Amherst. |

Over the last five years the total Indian population of students on campus has grown at a rate of 9.4%. Over the last five years the total Indian population of students on campus has grown at an average rate of 15.9%. |

The chart below shows how the total number of Indian students at Amherst has grown over the past five years.

2011: (4 students)

2012: (6 students)

2013: (6 students)

2014: (7 students)

2015: (7 students)

2016: (8 students)

College Factual ranks Amherst as 201st best out of 618 total colleges and universities for providing a quality educational experience to Indian students.

Indian Quality: (201st out of 618)

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College Factual ranks Amherst as 598th out of a total 607 colleges and universities for providing value to Indian students.

Indian Value: (598th out of 607)

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An analysis of student visa data suggests that in 2016 as many as 4,312 Singaporean students came to the U.S. to study at American colleges and universities. From this pool of 4,312, Amherst was home to approximately 8 Singaporean students.

Singaporean Popularity: (71st out of 388)

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College Factual ranks Amherst as 71st out of a total 388 colleges and universities for sheer popularity with students from Singapore.

Singaporean students could account for as much as 0.4% of the entire student body and as much as 4.6% of the international student body at Amherst. |

Over the last five years the total Singaporean population of students on campus has grown at a rate of 5.1%. Over the last five years the total Singaporean population of students on campus has grown at an average rate of 9.9%. |

The chart below shows how the total number of Singaporean students at Amherst has grown over the past five years.

2011: (6 students)

2012: (9 students)

2013: (9 students)

2014: (9 students)

2015: (10 students)

2016: (8 students)

College Factual ranks Amherst as 59th best out of 121 total colleges and universities for providing a quality educational experience to Singaporean students.

Singaporean Quality: (59th out of 121)

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College Factual ranks Amherst as 107th out of a total 120 colleges and universities for providing value to Singaporean students.

Singaporean Value: (107th out of 120)

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An analysis of student visa data suggests that in 2016 as many as 14,312 Vietnamese students came to the U.S. to study at American colleges and universities. From this pool of 14,312, Amherst was home to approximately 7 Vietnamese students.

Vietnamese Popularity: (336th out of 835)

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College Factual ranks Amherst as 336th out of a total 835 colleges and universities for sheer popularity with students from Vietnam.

Vietnamese students could account for as much as 0.4% of the entire student body and as much as 4.0% of the international student body at Amherst. |

Over the last five years the total Vietnamese population of students on campus has grown at a rate of 13.9%. Over the last five years the total Vietnamese population of students on campus has grown at an average rate of 26.2%. |

The chart below shows how the total number of Vietnamese students at Amherst has grown over the past five years.

2011: (2 students)

2012: (3 students)

2013: (4 students)

2014: (6 students)

2015: (6 students)

2016: (7 students)

College Factual ranks Amherst as 124th best out of 450 total colleges and universities for providing a quality educational experience to Vietnamese students.

Vietnamese Quality: (124th out of 450)

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College Factual ranks Amherst as 430th out of a total 442 colleges and universities for providing value to Vietnamese students.

Vietnamese Value: (430th out of 442)

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An analysis of student visa data suggests that in 2016 as many as 9,258 British students came to the U.S. to study at American colleges and universities. From this pool of 9,258, Amherst was home to approximately 5 British students.

British Popularity: (383rd out of 937)

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College Factual ranks Amherst as 383rd out of a total 937 colleges and universities for sheer popularity with students from United Kingdom.

British students could account for as much as 0.3% of the entire student body and as much as 2.9% of the international student body at Amherst. |

Over the last five years the total British population of students on campus has grown at a rate of 21.5%. Over the last five years the total British population of students on campus has grown at an average rate of 55.7%. |

The chart below shows how the total number of British students at Amherst has grown over the past five years.

2011: (1 students)

2012: (2 students)

2013: (4 students)

2014: (5 students)

2015: (7 students)

2016: (5 students)

College Factual ranks Amherst as 87th best out of 467 total colleges and universities for providing a quality educational experience to British students.

British Quality: (87th out of 467)

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College Factual ranks Amherst as 449th out of a total 462 colleges and universities for providing value to British students.

British Value: (449th out of 462)

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An analysis of student visa data suggests that in 2016 as many as 1,667 Jamaican students came to the U.S. to study at American colleges and universities. From this pool of 1,667, Amherst was home to approximately 4 Jamaican students.

Jamaican Popularity: (102nd out of 516)

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College Factual ranks Amherst as 102nd out of a total 516 colleges and universities for sheer popularity with students from Jamaica.

Jamaican students could account for as much as 0.2% of the entire student body and as much as 2.3% of the international student body at Amherst. |

Over the last five years the total Jamaican population of students on campus has grown at a rate of 12.0%. Over the last five years the total Jamaican population of students on campus has grown at an average rate of 21.7%. |

The chart below shows how the total number of Jamaican students at Amherst has grown over the past five years.

2011: (2 students)

2012: (2 students)

2013: (2 students)

2014: (2 students)

2015: (3 students)

2016: (4 students)

College Factual ranks Amherst as 29th best out of 125 total colleges and universities for providing a quality educational experience to Jamaican students.

Jamaican Quality: (29th out of 125)

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College Factual ranks Amherst as 117th out of a total 122 colleges and universities for providing value to Jamaican students.

Jamaican Value: (117th out of 122)

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An analysis of student visa data suggests that in 2016 as many as 16,108 Japanese students came to the U.S. to study at American colleges and universities. From this pool of 16,108, Amherst was home to approximately 4 Japanese students.

Japanese Popularity: (387th out of 796)

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College Factual ranks Amherst as 387th out of a total 796 colleges and universities for sheer popularity with students from Japan.

Japanese students could account for as much as 0.2% of the entire student body and as much as 2.3% of the international student body at Amherst. |

Over the last five years the total Japanese population of students on campus has grown at a rate of 12.0%. Over the last five years the total Japanese population of students on campus has grown at an average rate of 43.3%. |

The chart below shows how the total number of Japanese students at Amherst has grown over the past five years.

2011: (2 students)

2012: (1 students)

2013: (1 students)

2014: (1 students)

2015: (2 students)

2016: (4 students)

College Factual ranks Amherst as 125th best out of 414 total colleges and universities for providing a quality educational experience to Japanese students.

Japanese Quality: (125th out of 414)

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College Factual ranks Amherst as 397th out of a total 407 colleges and universities for providing value to Japanese students.

Japanese Value: (397th out of 407)

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An analysis of student visa data suggests that in 2016 as many as 11,381 Nepali students came to the U.S. to study at American colleges and universities. From this pool of 11,381, Amherst was home to approximately 4 Nepali students.

Nepali Popularity: (315th out of 640)

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College Factual ranks Amherst as 315th out of a total 640 colleges and universities for sheer popularity with students from Nepal.

Nepali students could account for as much as 0.2% of the entire student body and as much as 2.3% of the international student body at Amherst. |

Over the last five years the total Nepali population of students on campus has grown at a rate of 19.4%. Over the last five years the total Nepali population of students on campus has grown at an average rate of 51.7%. |

The chart below shows how the total number of Nepali students at Amherst has grown over the past five years.

2011: (1 students)

2012: (1 students)

2013: (1 students)

2014: (2 students)

2015: (3 students)

2016: (4 students)

College Factual ranks Amherst as 90th best out of 343 total colleges and universities for providing a quality educational experience to Nepali students.

Nepali Quality: (90th out of 343)

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College Factual ranks Amherst as 326th out of a total 335 colleges and universities for providing value to Nepali students.

Nepali Value: (326th out of 335)

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An analysis of student visa data suggests that in 2016 as many as 10,887 Nigerian students came to the U.S. to study at American colleges and universities. From this pool of 10,887, Amherst was home to approximately 4 Nigerian students.

Nigerian Popularity: (389th out of 836)

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College Factual ranks Amherst as 389th out of a total 836 colleges and universities for sheer popularity with students from Nigeria.

Nigerian students could account for as much as 0.2% of the entire student body and as much as 2.3% of the international student body at Amherst. |

Over the last five years the total Nigerian population of students on campus has grown at a rate of 24.0%. Over the last five years the total Nigerian population of students on campus has grown at an average rate of 67.5%. |

The chart below shows how the total number of Nigerian students at Amherst has grown over the past five years.

2011: (0 students)

2012: (1 students)

2013: (2 students)

2014: (4 students)

2015: (5 students)

2016: (4 students)

College Factual ranks Amherst as 89th best out of 417 total colleges and universities for providing a quality educational experience to Nigerian students.

Nigerian Quality: (89th out of 417)

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College Factual ranks Amherst as 397th out of a total 408 colleges and universities for providing value to Nigerian students.

Nigerian Value: (397th out of 408)

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An analysis of student visa data suggests that in 2016 as many as 4,785 Pakistani students came to the U.S. to study at American colleges and universities. From this pool of 4,785, Amherst was home to approximately 4 Pakistani students.

Pakistani Popularity: (217th out of 569)

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College Factual ranks Amherst as 217th out of a total 569 colleges and universities for sheer popularity with students from Pakistan.

Pakistani students could account for as much as 0.2% of the entire student body and as much as 2.3% of the international student body at Amherst. |

Over the last five years the total Pakistani population of students on campus has grown at a rate of 8.0%. Over the last five years the total Pakistani population of students on campus has grown at an average rate of 16.7%. |

The chart below shows how the total number of Pakistani students at Amherst has grown over the past five years.

2011: (2 students)

2012: (2 students)

2013: (2 students)

2014: (2 students)

2015: (2 students)

2016: (4 students)

College Factual ranks Amherst as 103rd best out of 243 total colleges and universities for providing a quality educational experience to Pakistani students.

Pakistani Quality: (103rd out of 243)

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College Factual ranks Amherst as 230th out of a total 238 colleges and universities for providing value to Pakistani students.

Pakistani Value: (230th out of 238)

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An analysis of student visa data suggests that in 2016 as many as 9,554 Brazilian students came to the U.S. to study at American colleges and universities. From this pool of 9,554, Amherst was home to approximately 3 Brazilian students.

Brazilian Popularity: (438th out of 867)

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College Factual ranks Amherst as 438th out of a total 867 colleges and universities for sheer popularity with students from Brazil.

Brazilian students could account for as much as 0.2% of the entire student body and as much as 1.7% of the international student body at Amherst. |

Over the last five years the total Brazilian population of students on campus has grown at a rate of 16.5%. Over the last five years the total Brazilian population of students on campus has grown at an average rate of 39.3%. |

The chart below shows how the total number of Brazilian students at Amherst has grown over the past five years.

2011: (1 students)

2012: (2 students)

2013: (2 students)

2014: (2 students)

2015: (4 students)

2016: (3 students)

An analysis of student visa data suggests that in 2016 as many as 8,517 Turkish students came to the U.S. to study at American colleges and universities. From this pool of 8,517, Amherst was home to approximately 3 Turkish students.

Turkish Popularity: (275th out of 533)

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College Factual ranks Amherst as 275th out of a total 533 colleges and universities for sheer popularity with students from Turkey.

Turkish students could account for as much as 0.2% of the entire student body and as much as 1.7% of the international student body at Amherst. |

Over the last five years the total Turkish population of students on campus has grown at a rate of 7.2%. Over the last five years the total Turkish population of students on campus has grown at an average rate of 20.0%. |

The chart below shows how the total number of Turkish students at Amherst has grown over the past five years.

2011: (2 students)

2012: (2 students)

2013: (2 students)

2014: (2 students)

2015: (2 students)

2016: (3 students)

An analysis of student visa data suggests that in 2016 as many as 6,464 Bangladeshi students came to the U.S. to study at American colleges and universities. From this pool of 6,464, Amherst was home to approximately 2 Bangladeshi students.

Bangladeshi Popularity: (338th out of 528)

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College Factual ranks Amherst as 338th out of a total 528 colleges and universities for sheer popularity with students from Bangladesh.

Bangladeshi students could account for as much as 0.1% of the entire student body and as much as 1.2% of the international student body at Amherst. |

Over the last five years the total Bangladeshi population of students on campus has grown at a rate of 23.0%. Over the last five years the total Bangladeshi population of students on campus has grown at an average rate of 33.3%. |

The chart below shows how the total number of Bangladeshi students at Amherst has grown over the past five years.

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2012: (0 students)

2013: (1 students)

2014: (1 students)

2015: (2 students)

2016: (2 students)

An analysis of student visa data suggests that in 2016 as many as 1,662 Ecuadorian students came to the U.S. to study at American colleges and universities. From this pool of 1,662, Amherst was home to approximately 2 Ecuadorian students.

Ecuadorian Popularity: (204th out of 475)

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College Factual ranks Amherst as 204th out of a total 475 colleges and universities for sheer popularity with students from Ecuador.

Ecuadorian students could account for as much as 0.1% of the entire student body and as much as 1.2% of the international student body at Amherst. |

Over the last five years the total Ecuadorian population of students on campus has grown at a rate of 23.0%. Over the last five years the total Ecuadorian population of students on campus has grown at an average rate of 33.3%. |

The chart below shows how the total number of Ecuadorian students at Amherst has grown over the past five years.

2011: (0 students)

2012: (0 students)

2013: (1 students)

2014: (1 students)

2015: (2 students)

2016: (2 students)

An analysis of student visa data suggests that in 2016 as many as 7,344 German students came to the U.S. to study at American colleges and universities. From this pool of 7,344, Amherst was home to approximately 2 German students.

German Popularity: (510th out of 823)

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College Factual ranks Amherst as 510th out of a total 823 colleges and universities for sheer popularity with students from Germany.

German students could account for as much as 0.1% of the entire student body and as much as 1.2% of the international student body at Amherst. |

Over the last five years the total German population of students on campus has grown at a rate of 20.0%. Over the last five years the total German population of students on campus has grown at an average rate of 25.0%. |

The chart below shows how the total number of German students at Amherst has grown over the past five years.

2011: (0 students)

2012: (1 students)

2013: (1 students)

2014: (2 students)

2015: (2 students)

2016: (2 students)

An analysis of student visa data suggests that in 2016 as many as 3,064 Australian students came to the U.S. to study at American colleges and universities. From this pool of 3,064, Amherst was home to approximately 1 Australian students.

Australian Popularity: (442nd out of 665)

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College Factual ranks Amherst as 442nd out of a total 665 colleges and universities for sheer popularity with students from Australia.

Australian students could account for as much as 0.1% of the entire student body and as much as 0.6% of the international student body at Amherst. |

Over the last five years the total Australian population of students on campus has grown at a rate of 3.0%. Over the last five years the total Australian population of students on campus has grown at an average rate of 0.0%. |

The chart below shows how the total number of Australian students at Amherst has grown over the past five years.

2011: (0 students)

2012: (1 students)

2013: (1 students)

2014: (1 students)

2015: (1 students)

2016: (1 students)

An analysis of student visa data suggests that in 2016 as many as 5,815 Colombian students came to the U.S. to study at American colleges and universities. From this pool of 5,815, Amherst was home to approximately 1 Colombian students.

Colombian Popularity: (478th out of 697)

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College Factual ranks Amherst as 478th out of a total 697 colleges and universities for sheer popularity with students from Colombia.

Colombian students could account for as much as 0.1% of the entire student body and as much as 0.6% of the international student body at Amherst. |

Over the last five years the total Colombian population of students on campus has grown at a rate of 23.0%. Over the last five years the total Colombian population of students on campus has grown at an average rate of 0.0%. |

The chart below shows how the total number of Colombian students at Amherst has grown over the past five years.

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2012: (0 students)

2013: (0 students)

2014: (0 students)

2015: (1 students)

2016: (1 students)

An analysis of student visa data suggests that in 2016 as many as 2,377 Egyptian students came to the U.S. to study at American colleges and universities. From this pool of 2,377, Amherst was home to approximately 1 Egyptian students.

Egyptian Popularity: (287th out of 455)

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College Factual ranks Amherst as 287th out of a total 455 colleges and universities for sheer popularity with students from Egypt.

Egyptian students could account for as much as 0.1% of the entire student body and as much as 0.6% of the international student body at Amherst. |

Over the last five years the total Egyptian population of students on campus has grown at a rate of 23.0%. Over the last five years the total Egyptian population of students on campus has grown at an average rate of 0.0%. |

The chart below shows how the total number of Egyptian students at Amherst has grown over the past five years.

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An analysis of student visa data suggests that in 2016 as many as 6,635 French students came to the U.S. to study at American colleges and universities. From this pool of 6,635, Amherst was home to approximately 1 French students.

French Popularity: (512nd out of 717)

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College Factual ranks Amherst as 512nd out of a total 717 colleges and universities for sheer popularity with students from France.

French students could account for as much as 0.1% of the entire student body and as much as 0.6% of the international student body at Amherst. |

Over the last five years the total French population of students on campus has grown at a rate of 23.0%. Over the last five years the total French population of students on campus has grown at an average rate of 0.0%. |

The chart below shows how the total number of French students at Amherst has grown over the past five years.

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An analysis of student visa data suggests that in 2016 as many as 2,161 Ghanaian students came to the U.S. to study at American colleges and universities. From this pool of 2,161, Amherst was home to approximately 1 Ghanaian students.

Ghanaian Popularity: (397th out of 574)

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College Factual ranks Amherst as 397th out of a total 574 colleges and universities for sheer popularity with students from Ghana.

Ghanaian students could account for as much as 0.1% of the entire student body and as much as 0.6% of the international student body at Amherst. |

Over the last five years the total Ghanaian population of students on campus has grown at a rate of 23.0%. Over the last five years the total Ghanaian population of students on campus has grown at an average rate of 0.0%. |

The chart below shows how the total number of Ghanaian students at Amherst has grown over the past five years.

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An analysis of student visa data suggests that in 2016 as many as 1,653 Greek students came to the U.S. to study at American colleges and universities. From this pool of 1,653, Amherst was home to approximately 1 Greek students.

Greek Popularity: (217th out of 345)

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College Factual ranks Amherst as 217th out of a total 345 colleges and universities for sheer popularity with students from Greece.

Greek students could account for as much as 0.1% of the entire student body and as much as 0.6% of the international student body at Amherst. |

Over the last five years the total Greek population of students on campus has grown at a rate of 23.0%. Over the last five years the total Greek population of students on campus has grown at an average rate of 0.0%. |

The chart below shows how the total number of Greek students at Amherst has grown over the past five years.

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An analysis of student visa data suggests that in 2016 as many as 6,285 Indonesian students came to the U.S. to study at American colleges and universities. From this pool of 6,285, Amherst was home to approximately 1 Indonesian students.

Indonesian Popularity: (324th out of 494)

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College Factual ranks Amherst as 324th out of a total 494 colleges and universities for sheer popularity with students from Indonesia.

Indonesian students could account for as much as 0.1% of the entire student body and as much as 0.6% of the international student body at Amherst. |

Over the last five years the total Indonesian population of students on campus has grown at a rate of 23.0%. Over the last five years the total Indonesian population of students on campus has grown at an average rate of 0.0%. |

The chart below shows how the total number of Indonesian students at Amherst has grown over the past five years.

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An analysis of student visa data suggests that in 2016 as many as 12,523 Iranian students came to the U.S. to study at American colleges and universities. From this pool of 12,523, Amherst was home to approximately 1 Iranian students.

Iranian Popularity: (350th out of 461)

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College Factual ranks Amherst as 350th out of a total 461 colleges and universities for sheer popularity with students from Iran.

Iranian students could account for as much as 0.1% of the entire student body and as much as 0.6% of the international student body at Amherst. |

Over the last five years the total Iranian population of students on campus has grown at a rate of 23.0%. Over the last five years the total Iranian population of students on campus has grown at an average rate of 0.0%. |

The chart below shows how the total number of Iranian students at Amherst has grown over the past five years.

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An analysis of student visa data suggests that in 2016 as many as 1,489 Jordanian students came to the U.S. to study at American colleges and universities. From this pool of 1,489, Amherst was home to approximately 1 Jordanian students.

Jordanian Popularity: (275th out of 430)

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College Factual ranks Amherst as 275th out of a total 430 colleges and universities for sheer popularity with students from Jordan.

Jordanian students could account for as much as 0.1% of the entire student body and as much as 0.6% of the international student body at Amherst. |

Over the last five years the total Jordanian population of students on campus has grown at a rate of 3.0%. Over the last five years the total Jordanian population of students on campus has grown at an average rate of 0.0%. |

The chart below shows how the total number of Jordanian students at Amherst has grown over the past five years.

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An analysis of student visa data suggests that in 2016 as many as 757 Mongolian students came to the U.S. to study at American colleges and universities. From this pool of 757, Amherst was home to approximately 1 Mongolian students.

Mongolian Popularity: (167th out of 285)

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College Factual ranks Amherst as 167th out of a total 285 colleges and universities for sheer popularity with students from Mongolia.

Mongolian students could account for as much as 0.1% of the entire student body and as much as 0.6% of the international student body at Amherst. |

Over the last five years the total Mongolian population of students on campus has grown at a rate of 23.0%. Over the last five years the total Mongolian population of students on campus has grown at an average rate of 0.0%. |

The chart below shows how the total number of Mongolian students at Amherst has grown over the past five years.

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An analysis of student visa data suggests that in 2016 as many as 1,431 Norwegian students came to the U.S. to study at American colleges and universities. From this pool of 1,431, Amherst was home to approximately 1 Norwegian students.

Norwegian Popularity: (231st out of 400)

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College Factual ranks Amherst as 231st out of a total 400 colleges and universities for sheer popularity with students from Norway.

Norwegian students could account for as much as 0.1% of the entire student body and as much as 0.6% of the international student body at Amherst. |

Over the last five years the total Norwegian population of students on campus has remained approximately the same. |

The chart below shows how the total number of Norwegian students at Amherst has grown over the past five years.

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An analysis of student visa data suggests that in 2016 as many as 3,940 Russian students came to the U.S. to study at American colleges and universities. From this pool of 3,940, Amherst was home to approximately 1 Russian students.

Russian Popularity: (408th out of 616)

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College Factual ranks Amherst as 408th out of a total 616 colleges and universities for sheer popularity with students from Russia.

Russian students could account for as much as 0.1% of the entire student body and as much as 0.6% of the international student body at Amherst. |

Over the last five years the total Russian population of students on campus has grown at a rate of 3.0%. Over the last five years the total Russian population of students on campus has grown at an average rate of 0.0%. |

The chart below shows how the total number of Russian students at Amherst has grown over the past five years.

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An analysis of student visa data suggests that in 2016 as many as 5,764 Venezuelan students came to the U.S. to study at American colleges and universities. From this pool of 5,764, Amherst was home to approximately 1 Venezuelan students.

Venezuelan Popularity: (440th out of 638)

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College Factual ranks Amherst as 440th out of a total 638 colleges and universities for sheer popularity with students from Venezuela.

Venezuelan students could account for as much as 0.1% of the entire student body and as much as 0.6% of the international student body at Amherst. |

Over the last five years the total Venezuelan population of students on campus has remained approximately the same. |

The chart below shows how the total number of Venezuelan students at Amherst has grown over the past five years.

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The fact that Amherst College has a medium sized community of international students is positive. It is likely the school has invested in International Student Services as well as clubs, groups, and associations.

Amherst College costs approximately USD 68,986 for international students to attend. College Factual ranks the value of this school for international students as 1,131st out of 1,148

Learn more about out-of-state tuition at Amherst College.

### How many international students are at Amherst?

There are approximately 173 international students at Amherst; they make up 9.6% of all total students.

### How much does it cost for an international student to attend Amherst?

Out-of-state tuition at Amherst is USD 52,476 per year. This does not include room and board or additional student fees that may add to your costs. Go to the Amherst tuition & fees page for more information, and contact the school for details.

### Is there financial help available for international students?

Contact the school to see what kind of scholarships, grants, financial aid or loans may be available to you as an international student.

### Can I work on campus?

Some schools set aside on-campus jobs for international students to help them defray costs. Check in early to apply to these jobs as they may go quickly.

### Are there international student associations on campus?

Contact the school to see what kind of student services, associations, clubs, and groups are open to you as an international student.