Admission and Enrollment Statistics

Class of 2021

Total number of applicants: 9,285 (U.S. citizens and non-US-citizen international)
Of those applying, percentage admitted: 13%
Of those admitted, percentage matriculating: 39%
Total number of students matriculating to Class of 2021: 471

Students enrolled in the Class of 2021:

Male / female distribution: 51% / 49%
Early Decision: 37%
Students of color: 43%
Students from low-income families: 20%
First-Generation: 11%
International: 10%
Secondary schools represented: 222

International students in the Class of 2021:

Number of international (non-US citizen) applicants: 2,502 (27% of 9,285 total applicants)
Of international applicants, percentage admitted: 5
%
Number of international students matriculating to Class of 2021:
47 (10% 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 2021:

SAT middle 50%:  Evidence-Based Reading & Writing: 720-770; Math 710-790
ACT middle 50%: 32-34

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

For more details and statistics on the Class of 2021, please see Amherst's Report to Secondary Schools.