First Destinations of Recent Amherst Graduates

Each year, the Loeb Center for Career Exploration and Planning at Amherst College conducts a first-destination survey with graduates asking about their first steps six months after graduation. The responses we collect help future Amherst students prepare for their career and post-graduation goals.

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Class of 2022: Report Your Post-Grad Plans

Members of the graduating class of 2022 can report their first destination plans in Handshake. If you have questions, email:

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Class of 2021 Outcomes

91% of the Class of 2021 were employed, continuing education or volunteering six months after graduating.

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Class of 2020 Outcomes

92% of the class of 2020 was employed, continuing education, serving in the military, or volunteering six months after graduating.

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Class of 2019 Outcomes

2019 graduates were employed in various industries including education, financial services, healthcare and public health , technology, consulting, government and nonprofits, art, science and law.

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Class of 2018 Outcomes

Read about the post-graduation outcomes for the class of 2018.

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Class of 2017 Outcomes

Graduates of the class of 2017 went on to pursue careers at Amazon, Bain & Company, and Bringham and Women's Hospital, for example.