Programs for Admitted and New Students

Admission Office Programs for Admitted First-Year Students

Every April, after all admitted applicants have been notified and before the May 1 response date, the Amherst College Office of Admission sponsors several events for admitted first-year students:  on-line chats with current Amherst students; on-campus open houses; and admitted student receptions across the country.  Click here to learn more about those programs.

Admission and Enrollment Statistics

Applicants to Class of 2018

Number of applicants: 8,478
Of those applying, percentage admitted: 14%
Of those admitted, percentage matriculating: 40%
Total number enrolled in Class of 2018: 469