Admission and Enrollment Statistics

Class of 2017

Number of applicants: 7,927
Of those applying, percentage admitted: 14%
Of those admitted, percentage matriculating: 41%
Total number enrolled in Class of 2017: 466

Students enrolled in the Class of 2017:

Male/female distribution: 50% / 50%
Early Decision applicants: 39%
Students of color: 44%
Students from low-income families: 23%
International: 9%
Secondary schools represented: 375

Academic profile of applicants admitted to the Class of 2017:

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

Secondary school class rank of students enrolled in the Class of 2017 (of those with reported rank):

First Decile: 86%
First Quartile: 98%

For more details and statistics on the Class of 2017, please see Amherst's Report to Secondary Schools.



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