Calendar and Deadlines for First-Year Applicants

The following deadlines are for first-year student applicants. To see transfer student deadlines, please visit the Calendar and Deadlines page for transfer applicants.

Please note that all dates are in mm/dd/yy format.

Application and Financial Aid Deadlines

11/01/15 (Early Decision)
CSS Financial Aid PROFILE form must be received for all Early Decision financial aid applicants.

First-Year Applicants

Students who are interested in applying to Amherst should first be familiar with our available admission options, our application requirements, our deadlines, and our approach to reviewing and evaluating applications for admission.  Keep reading..... It's all here!

First-Year Early Decision and Regular Decision Options

First-year applicants to Amherst may choose to apply under the Early Decision or Regular Decision options.