Admission and Enrollment Statistics

Class of 2018

Total number of applicants: 8,478 (U.S. citizens and non-US-citizen international)
Of those applying, percentage admitted: 14%
Of those admitted, percentage matriculating: 40%
Total number of students matriculating to Class of 2018: 469

Students enrolled in the Class of 2018:

Male / female distribution: 49% / 51%
Early Decision applicants: 36%
Students of color: 45%
Students from low-income families: 26%
International: 10%
Secondary schools represented: 396

International students in the Class of 2018:

Number of international (non-US citizen) applicants: 1,916 (of 8,477 total applicants)
Of international applicants, percentage admitted: 6
Number of international students matriculating to Class of 2018:
48 (of 469 total class size)
Of those who matriculating, percentage who applied for financial aid:

Academic profile of students admitted to the Class of 2018:

SAT 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 2018, please see Amherst's Report to Secondary Schools.



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