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Average SAT Score: 1350-1530
(25-75th percentile)

Required Score: No minimum

Est. Applicant SAT Scores
[ College Grid algorithm ]

SAT Range Num Applicants
[Estimate]
% of Applicants
[Estimate]
1500 - 1590 781 9.9%
1400 - 1490 1,380 17.4%
1300 - 1390 1,453 18.3%
1200 - 1290 1,276 16.1%
1100 - 1190 858 10.8%
1000 - 1090 717 9.0%
900 - 990 501 6.3%
800 - 890 302 3.8%
700 - 790 253 3.2%
600 - 690 143 1.8%
500 - 590 116 1.5%
400 - 490 85 1.1%
Total 7,865

See Applicant GRID
SAT (Admitted 25-75th Percentile)
[ Actual ]

Total: 1350-1530
Reading and Writing: 670-760
Math: 680-770

% Submitting SAT: 63%






Recent History | Amherst College from My Chances


SAT Score 1470, Top 10%
Interested in Amherst College

State or Country: Massachusetts Program: History SAT II: Math I 730, US History 800 AP: US 4 GPA: 3.84 Gender: Male Profile of Activities: Student of the Term, 2nd Quarter 2015 • Recognized by school faculty as an exemplary member of the school community Outstanding Achievement in History, 2015 • Awarded the departmental prize for History at the Junior Awards “Excellent” Rating from the National Council of Teachers of English, Euphony Literary Arts Magazine, 2014 • Commended on the state level for superior ...
3 Years Ago


SAT Score 1290, Top 10%
Interested in Amherst College

Hawai GPA 4.86 International Baccalaureate HS-all IB Curriculum ACT 30/SAT 1940/SAT II Math 640 HS President/Executive Student Council DIV I Varsity Water Polo-4 yrs-Senior Captain DIV I Golf-4 yrs-Captain Varsity Outrigger Paddling -2 yrs Varsity Swim Team-2 yrs Ice Hockey-Club Jazz Band/Concert Band-Tenor and Alto Sax-4 yrs H.A.S.M.B-Marched in the Tournament of Roses Parade-Jan 1, 2014 MUN Delegate National Honor Society Japanese National Honor Society Established Athletic Club School Ambassador Yearbook...
5 Years Ago


SAT Score 1470, Top 1%
Interested in Amherst College

State or Country: Taiwan Major: International Relations SAT II: World History 670, Math II 790 AP: Chinese 5 Senior year courses: US Government, Environmental Science, Calculus AB, Honors Literature, Honors Language Arts GPA: 4.3 (weighted) Gender: Male Profile of Activities: - Congress Chairman's Award (State award for academic performance at school in year 9) - Piano (7th Grade Merit, 13 years) - Aikido (Blackbelt, 4 years) - High School Science Fair (1st Place, Grades 9 to 12) - Vice President and Co-foun...
6 Years Ago


SAT Score 1430, Top 1%
Interested in Amherst College

State or Country: Connecticut Program: Arts & Science SAT II: Biology:650 Math II: 700 GPA: 4.0 Gender: Female Profile of Activities: Research Experience-Working on creating a polypeptide antibody that specifically recognizes BRAF mutation in metastatic melanoma cells. Student Government-Head Girl (1 yr) National Honor Society-President (3 r) Young Women Creating Change-Treasurer (3 yr) Odyssey of the Mind- Assistant Coach (1 yr) Tutors elementary and middle school students in math (4 yr) Soccer (1 yr) Golf ...
6 Years Ago


SAT Score 1380, Top 1%
Interested in Amherst College

State or Country: California SAT II: Math II 790 AP: Calc AB 4, Comp 4, Psychology 3 GPA: 3.7 Gender: Female Profile of Activities: - Varsity Forensics(4 yrs) - Won excellence in speech - Key Club(4 yrs) - CSF (President, 4 yrs) - NSHSS (Ambassador, 1 yrs) - NHS (1 yrs) - Claremont Chapter Red Cross Youth Volunteer Group (Fundraising Officer, Alt. Vice President, 8 yrs) - CHS Red Cross Club ( 3 years) - CHS JazzPack Choir ( 2 yrs) - F.A.S.C.A ( VP of Finance, 1 yr) - CHS Swim and Dive Team ( 4 yrs) ...
7 Years Ago


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Profile
Amherst College
Amherst, Massachusetts

Springfield, MA Metro Area
(Suburb: Large)

Website, Wikipedia
School Type

Private
Liberal Arts College
Coed


Enrollment

Exclusively undergraduate four-year
1,785 (Total)
1,785 (Undergrads)
Degrees Awarded

• Bachelor's (625)



Admissions (Fall 2013)
Applicants

Total:
Male:
Female:
7,927
3,601
4,326
Admissions

Total:
Men:
Women:
1,132
536
596
Admission Rates

Total:
Male:
Female:
14%
15%
14%
First-year Enrollment

Total:
Male:
Female:
466
231
235
Acceptance Yield

Total:
Male:
Female:
41%
43%
39%



SAT/ACT
SAT (25-75th Percentile)

Total: 1350-1530
Reading and Writing: 670-760
Math: 680-770

% Submitting SAT: 63%
ACT (25-75th Percentile)

Composite: 30-34
English: 31-35
Math: 29-34

% Submitting ACT: 41%



Financial
Tuition & Fees

2013: $46,574
2012: $44,610
2011: $42,898

Room & Board

Room: $6,590
Board: $5,580
Total: $12,170
Est Total Cost

In-state: $61,544
Out-of-state: $61,544





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