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Amherst College

Women's D3 Coach: Christine Paradis
Profile
Size
2 / 10
1,855 Undergrads / 1,855 Students
Cost
5 / 10
$19,275 Net Price
Selectivity
10 / 10
13% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    New England (NESCAC)

  • College Type

    4-year, Private non-profit

  • Campus Type

    Suburb: Large

Student Body
Gender
  • Male
  • Female
Enrollment
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
Geography
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
Ethnicity
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
7 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
96%
Overall Graduation Rate
93%
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
85% / 93%
Calendar System
Semester
Religious Affiliation
None
Housing
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

Team Road Trips

Most road games are scheduled in Massachusetts. The team also travels to New York, Maine, Vermont, and Connecticut. The team has previously traveled to Florida for Spring Break.

Recruit Commits
2021
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Elizabeth Rose Charlotte Latin Waxhaw, NC Mid, Def
Carlin Chazen Chatham High School Chatham, NJ Att
 
2020
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Abby Troy Mamaroneck High School Larchmont, NY Mid, Def
Grace Wyckoff
 
2019
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Ali Astrachan Fieldston School New York, NY Mid, Draw
Kendyl Stewart West Forsyth High School Clemmons, NC Att
Lauren Dinhofer Horace Greeley Chappaqua, NY Att
Colleen Mooney St. Anthony's Smithtown, NY Def
Alexandra Astrachan Fieldston School New York, NY Mid
 
2018
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Angelina Wiater Cranbrook Kingswood Upper School Troy, MI Mid, Def
Megan Larmann Ledyard Ledyard, CT Mid
Rachel White Bridgewater-Raritan NJ Mid, Def
Caroline Fischer Middlesex School Providence, RI Goal
Kendall Kurlander McDonogh Reisterstown, MD Mid
Becky Kendall Buckingham Browne & Nichols Newton, MA Att
Ashley Tucker Phillips Andover Wenham, MA Mid, Def
 
2017
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Claire Dunbar Bryn Mawr Lutherville, MD Att
Isabelle Sennett New Trier Wilmette, IL Att, Mid
Rebecca Wistreich Wilton Wilton, CT Mid
Hannah Gustafson Phillips Exeter Academy Newbury, MA Att
Maia Noyes Buckingham Browne & Nichols Lexington, MA Mid
Rose Mroczka Oyster River NH Att
Cammie Cho Hall-West Hartford CT Mid
 
2016
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Kelly Siebert Syosset Syosset, NY Def
Caroline Shim Millburn Short Hills, NJ Mid
Kathleen Krieg Farmingdale Farmingdale, NY Mid, Def
Talia Land Mamaroneck Larchmont, NY Goal
Dani Ditommaso Kent Place Ridgewood, NJ Att
Andrea Kim Centaurus CO Att
 
2015
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Casey Tucker Wilton Wilton, CT Def
Unofficial list from public sources and recruit submissions.
Events By Amherst College Coaches
Sep 30 '18
Amherst, MA
 
Women's 13-18
Oct 14 '18
Amherst, MA
 
Women's 13-18
Oct 6 '19
Amherst, MA
 
Women's 13-18
Dec 7 '19
Amherst, MA
 
Women's 13-18
Location
Boltwood Avenue, Amherst, MA, 01002, Amherst, MA, 01002 See Directions
Team Videos
Where Grads Live
  • Greater New York City Area
  • Greater Boston Area
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Springfield Massachusetts Area
  • Greater Los Angeles Area
  • Greater Chicago Area
  • Greater Philadelphia Area
  • Greater Seattle Area
  • Greater Denver Area
  • Greater Minneapolis-St. Paul Area
  • United Kingdom
  • Hartford Connecticut Area
  • Greater Atlanta Area
  • London United Kingdom
Where Grads Work
  • J.P. Morgan
  • Goldman Sachs
  • Google
  • Citi
  • Harvard University
  • Columbia University in the City of New York
  • IBM
  • Bank of America
  • U.S. Department of State
  • Credit Suisse
  • UC Berkeley
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • Microsoft
  • JPMorgan Chase
  • Wells Fargo
What Grads Do
  • Education
  • Research
  • Media and Communication
  • Legal
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Healthcare Services
  • Consulting
  • Operations
  • Sales
  • Marketing
  • Arts and Design
  • Information Technology
  • Business Development
  • Community and Social Services
Data from
Niche Grades
Overall Experience
Student Life
Professor Rating
Academics
Athletics
Campus
Academics
Test Scores
SAT
Critical Reading
680 - 775
Math
670 - 780
Total
1400 - 1560
ACT
English
32 - 35
Math
28 - 34
Composite
31 - 34

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported. Historical writing ranges: 670 - 770 for SAT

SAT Math
SAT Reading
ACT

This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Admissions
 
Total
Male
Female
Applicants 9,723 4,342 5,380
% Admitted 13% 14% 12%
% Admits That Enroll 39% 40% 39%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 4.07
  • Accepted
  • Denied
  • Applied
  • Waitlisted
  • Admission Considerations
     
    Required
    Recommended Rec.
    High School GPA
    High School Rank
    High School Transcript
    College Prep Classes
    Recommendations
    Demonstrate Competencies
    Admission Test Scores
    Other Tests (Wonderlic, etc.)
    TOEFL (English proficiency)
    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Social Sciences (21%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (11%)
    Mathematics & Statistics (11%)
    English Language & Literature (9%)
    Ethnic, Cultural & Gender Studies (8%)
    History (6%)
    Physical Sciences (6%)
    Visual & Performing Arts (6%)
    Computer & Information Sciences (5%)
    Foreign Languages (5%)
    Psychology (5%)
    Legal Professions (2%)
    Natural Resources & Conservation (2%)
    Philosophy & Religious Studies (2%)
    Architecture (1%)
    Interdisciplinary Studies (1%)
    Financial
    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.

    $19,275

    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for all students (private non-profit and for profit institutions).

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    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

     
    Undergraduate
     
    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$56,426
    Books & Supplies$1,000
    Cost of Living$14,740
    Personal Expenses$1,800
     
    Sticker Price$73,966

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    66% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

     
    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship56%$52,025
    Federal Grants20%$5,371
    Pell Grants20%$4,769
    Other Federal12%$1,000
    State & Local Grants3%$2,822
    Institutional Grants56%$50,166
     
    Student Loans19%$5,626
    Federal Loans17%$4,667
    Other Loans4%$7,490

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

     
    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Endowment
    Financial Assets $2.38 Billion $1.28 Million

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.

    Debt

    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $13,000.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

     
    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $12,000 $138

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 2.0%

    Avg. rate for colleges with lacrosse is 5.1%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 251 students.

    Salary

    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $65,000

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.

    Payback

    How long until this college investment pays off: 3.68 years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 85% of students graduate on time.

    Events Attending
    Trackable Events
    Elite 180 Girls Recruiting Camp
    Jun 25-27 '19
    NH: Keene
       
       
     
    IWLCA Presidents Cup
    Nov 16-18 '18
    FL: Kissimmee
       
       
     
    IWLCA Capital Cup
    Jul 20-22 '18
    VA: Midlothian
       
       
     
    The Grind LAX Champs
    Jul 8-9 '17
    PA: Malvern
       
       
     
    maybe attending; confirmed attending.
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    Campus Safety
     
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 9 8
    Fondling 6 4
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery - -
    Aggravated Assault - -
    Burglary 7 6
    Motor Vehicle Theft 2 -
    Arson - -

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Category
    Classification
    Basic ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus
    Undergrad InstructionArts & sciences focus, no graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionNot classified (Exclusively Undergraduate)
    Enrollment ProfileExclusively undergraduate four-year
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, small, highly residential

    Carnegie classifications provide a framework for evaluating comparable schools.

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