Amherst Admission Office Responses to COVID-19

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We know that there have been many challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Your school may have suspended classes, moved to remote learning, switched to pass-fail grading or introduced other changes in response to public health concerns. As a college that is committed to holistic review and considering each applicant within the context of their school environment and life experience, Amherst will be understanding of developments beyond your control.

On the pages below, we’ve gathered some admission-related updates. We hope this information will add some clarity and make this one part of life a little less stressful for admitted students and prospective applicants, as well as their parents and guardians.