Admission

Admission and Enrollment Statistics

Class of 2017

Total number of applicants: 7,927 (U.S. citizens and non-US-citizen international)
Of those applying, percentage admitted: 14%
Of those admitted, percentage matriculating: 41%
Total number of students matriculating to 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

International students in the Class of 2017:

Number of non-US citizen international applicants: 1,774 (of 8,565 total applicants)
Of international applicants, percentage admitted:
7%
Number of international students matriculating to Class of 2016:
48 (of 463 total class size)
Of those who matriculating, percentage who applied for financial aid:
87.5%

Academic profile of students 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

Average TOEFL score for admitted international students: 116 (iBT)

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

 

 

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