Admission and Enrollment Statistics - Class of 2021

Applicants to Class of 2021

Number of applicants: 9,285
Of those applying, percentage admitted: 13%
Of those admitted, percentage matriculating: 39%
Total number enrolled in Class of 2021: 471

Students enrolled in the Class of 2021:

Male/female distribution: 51% / 49%
Early Decision: 37%
Students of color: 43%
Students from low-income families: 20%
First-Generation: 11%
International: 10%
Secondary schools represented: 222

Academic profile of applicants admitted to the Class of 2021:

SAT middle 50%:  Evidence-Based Reading & Writing: 720-770; Math 710-790;
ACT  middle 50%: 32-34

Secondary school class rank of students in the Class of 2021 (for those with reported rank):

First Decile (Top 10%): 83%
First Quartile (Top 25%): 94%

For more details and statistics on the Class of 2021, please see Amherst's Report to Secondary Schools.