Admission and Enrollment Statistics

Class of 2019

Total number of applicants: 8,568 (U.S. citizens and non-US-citizen international)
Of those applying, percentage admitted: 14%
Of those admitted, percentage matriculating: 39%
Total number of students matriculating to Class of 2019: 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: 21%
First-Generation: 12%
International: 9%
Secondary schools represented: 396

International students in the Class of 2019:

Number of international (non-US citizen) applicants: 2,106 (25% of 8,568 total applicants)
Of international applicants, percentage admitted:
6%
Number of international students matriculating to Class of 2019:
43 (9% of 477 total class size)
Of international students matriculating, percentage who applied for financial aid:
88%

Academic profile of all students admitted to the Class of 2019:

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

Average TOEFL score for admitted international students: 114 (iBT)

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