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Delay in SAT Score Reports
College Board delays release of December and January international SAT scores. See how to proceed.

Redesigned SAT
Learn more about the Redesigned SAT scheduled for launch in March 2016.

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Visiting Student Applicants

A limited number of places are available in the spring semester for full-time visiting students. To be eligible, you must have completed at least one year as a full-time student at a U.S. college or university at which you are still currently enrolled. We do not accept applications from individuals who have already earned a bachelor's degree.

To apply, you must submit the Amherst College Visiting Student Application by mail; we do not offer an electronic submission option for the Visiting Student Application.  The application must be received at the Admission Office no later than December 1, and our decision notice will be sent in late December. If accepted, you will need to respond to our offer promptly.

Please note that individuals enrolled as visiting students at Amherst, as well as students attending Amherst through the Twelve College Exchange, are not eligible for subsequent transfer to Amherst.

Apply by Mail

You may print the following PDF* versions of our Visiting Student application instructions and forms. 

 
 
 
*If you don't have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your computer, you'll need to download and install it first in order to view PDFs.
 

Delay in SAT Score Reports
College Board delays release of December and January international SAT scores. See how to proceed.

Redesigned SAT
Learn more about the Redesigned SAT scheduled for launch in March 2016.

Contact Us Contact Us

Office hours, addresses and phone numbers. Meet us on campus or on the road!

Mailing List  Join Our Mailing List

To receive more information about Amherst, add your name to our mailing list.