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Amherst College Admissions

Will You Get In?

Test Scores and GPA for Amherst College

Admissions Statistics

Acceptance Rate
14%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate
40%
Total Applicants
8,568
SAT Range
1360-1553
SAT Reading
680-773
SAT Math
680-780
SAT Writing
680-770
Students Submitting SAT
53%
ACT Range
31-34
ACT English
32-35
ACT Math
29-34
ACT Writing
Students Submitting ACT
49%

Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline
January 1
Early Decision Deadline
November 15
Early Action Deadline
Offers Early Decision
Yes
Offers Early Action
No
Application Fee
$60
Accepts Common App
Yes
Accepts Coalition App
Yes

Admissions Requirements

What Really Matters When Applying
  • High School GPA
    Recommended
  • High School Rank
    Recommended
  • High School Transcript
    Required
  • College Prep Courses
    Recommended
  • SAT/ACT
    Required
  • Recommendations
    Required
Poll
71%
of students say the admissions process made them feel like the school cared about them as an applicant.7 responses
Poll
100%
of students feel the admissions process evaluated them individually as a real person, not just a set of numbers.7 responses
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