Admission and Enrollment Statistics

Class of 2020

Total number of applicants: 8,406 (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 2020: 471

Students enrolled in the Class of 2020:

Male / female distribution: 50% / 50%
Early Decision applicants: 39%
Students of color: 47%
Students from low-income families: 22%
First-Generation: 14%
International: 8%
Secondary schools represented: 378

International students in the Class of 2020:

Number of international (non-US citizen) applicants: 2,062 (25% of 8,406 total applicants)
Of international applicants, percentage admitted: 5
%
Number of international students matriculating to Class of 2020:
38 (8% of 471 total class size)
Of international students matriculating, percentage who receive financial aid:
84%

Academic profile of all students admitted to the Class of 2020:

SAT* middle 50%:  Critical Reading 710-800; Math 700-800; Writing 700-790
ACT middle 50%: 31-35

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

*SAT scores reported are for "old" SAT taken prior to March 2016.

For more details and statistics on the Class of 2020, please see Amherst's Report to Secondary Schools.