Amherst College Women's Field Hockey

Summary

  • Top 5% for retention in women's field hockey
  • Top 45% tallest athletes in women's field hockey in Division III
  • Top 44% tallest midfielders in women's field hockey in Division III
  • Top 18% tallest backfielders in women's field hockey
  • Top 8% tallest goalkeepers in women's field hockey
  • Top 20% for spending per athlete in women's field hockey in Division III
  • Top 13% for international students in women's field hockey
  • Top 7% in women's field hockey in Division III for ACT score
  • Top 3% in women's field hockey in Division III for SAT score
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Team Information - Women

Division:
Division III
Conference:
New England Small College Athletic Conference
Overall Retention:
97%
International Athletes:
24%
In-State Athletes:
8%
Average Height:
5'5"
Midfielders
Average Height:
5'5"
Average Class Year:
Junior
Forwards
Average Height:
5'4"
Average Class Year:
Junior
Backfielders
Average Height:
5'6"
Average Class Year:
Junior
Goalkeepers
Average Height:
5'8"
Average Class Year:
Junior

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Counseling Associate

Before starting as a college counselor with Sparks in 2011, Christina coached and recruited at Harvard, Michigan, and Washington State Universities. She holds a B.A. from Michigan and an Ed.M. from Boston University and has also coached on the high school level. Beyond her work as a counselor with Sparks, she also helped build the firm's experiential education division.


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Academic Information

Undergraduate Population:
1,795
Tuition:
$66,572
Tuition Category:
On Campus
Average Net Price:
$16,861
Classroom Ratio:
8 to 1
Campus Setting:
Suburb: Large
Selectivity:
Extreme
Institution Type:
4-year, Private
Overall Graduation Rate:
95%
Transfer Out Rate:
2%
% Students on Campus:
98%
% Students from out of State:
86%
Housing Options:
  • Dorms Coed
  • Theme Housing
  • Cooperative
  • Wellness Housing
Testing Required:
No
ACT Midpoint:
32
SAT Midpoint:
1449
Financial Aid:
Superb
Academics:
Intense
Top 3 Majors:
  • Economics, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • History, General
Majors and Degrees Bachelors
Architecture and Related Services
Architectural History and Criticism, General 5
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies
African-American/Black Studies 5
American/United States Studies/Civilization 6
Asian Studies/Civilization 12
European Studies/Civilization 1
Women's Studies 0
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology, Other 6
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 37
Neuroscience 22
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer Science 22
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General 42
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature 0
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General 3
French Language and Literature 7
German Language and Literature 2
Latin Language and Literature 0
Russian Language and Literature 0
Spanish Language and Literature 6
History
History, General 38
Legal Professions and Studies
Legal Studies, General 13
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General 26
Statistics, General 0
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 5
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Studies 9
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Philosophy 8
Religion/Religious Studies 1
Physical Sciences
Astronomy 0
Chemistry, General 17
Geology/Earth Science, General 5
Physics, General 5
Psychology
Psychology, General 33
Social Sciences
Anthropology 14
Economics, General 69
Political Science and Government, General 20
Social Sciences, General 1
Sociology 4
Visual and Performing Arts
Art/Art Studies, General 17
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General 1
Film/Cinema/Video Studies 4
Music, General 5

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