Admission and Enrollment Statistics

Applicants to Class of 2019

Number of applicants: 8,568
Of those applying, percentage admitted: 14%
Of those admitted, percentage matriculating: 39%
Total number enrolled in Class of 2018: 477

Students enrolled in the Class of 2019:

Male/female distribution: 47% / 53%
Early Decision applicants: 36%
Students of color: 44%
Students from low-income families: 22%
First-Generation: 12%
International: 9%
Secondary schools represented: 396

Academic profile of applicants admitted to the Class of 2019:

SAT I middle 50%:  Critical Reading 700-800; Math 690-800; Writing 700-780
ACT  middle 50%: 31-34

Secondary school class rank of students enrolled in the Class of 2019 (of those with reported rank):

First Decile: 86%
First Quartile: 96%

For more details and statistics on the Class of 2019, please see Amherst's Report to Secondary Schools.