Amherst Magazine

The Class of 2013 by the Numbers

  • Applications received: 7,679
  • Applications accepted: 16 percent
  • Members of the class: 467
  • Countries represented: 24
  • States represented: 39 plus Washington, D.C.
  • Top three states represented: New York, Massachusetts and California
  • On Amherst financial aid: 54 percent
  • Self-identified students of color: 40 percent
  • Non-U.S. citizens: 10 percent
  • First in family to attend college: 18 percent
  • First language is not English: 17 percent
  • Most popular names: Robert and Sarah

Source: Amherst Office of Admission

Photo: Samuel Masinter '04