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Early Decision Deadline is Nov 15, 2010.
Regular Decision Deadline is Jan 1, 2011.
Number of admitted International students is 46 (9.85%) out of 467 First-Year Undergraduate students.
Number of admitted Male students is 584 (17.34%) out of 3368 Male Applicants.
Number of admitted Female students is 643 (14.92%) out of 4311 Female Applicants.
Number of Applicants admitted Early Decision is 141 (31.76%) out of 444 Early Decision Applicants.
Number of Applicants admitted from Wait-list is 0 out of 562 Wait-listed Applicants.
Student-to-Faculty Ratio is 8.
Six-year graduation rate is 94% (2003 cohort).
Retention Rate is 94%.
25th Percentile to 75th Percentile
SAT Critical Reading score is 660 to 760.
SAT Math score is 650 to 780.
SAT Writing score is 660 to 770.
ACT Composite score is 30 to 34.
ACT Math score is 29 to 35.
ACT English score is 30 to 34.
ACT Writing score is 29 to 32.
Rigor of secondary school record is Very Important.
Class rank is Important.
Academic GPA is Very Important.
Standardized test scores are Very Important.
Application Essay is Very Important.
Recommendation is Very Important.
Interview is Not Considered.
Extracurricular activities are Very Important.
Talent/ability is Very Important.
Character/personal qualities are Very Important.
First generation status is Very Important.
Alumni/ae relation is Important.
Geographical residency is Considered.
State residency is Considered.
Religious affiliation/commitment is Not Considered.
Volunteer work is Important.
Work experience is Considered.
Level of applicant’s interest is Not Considered.
Amherst practices Need-blind and Full-need aid policy for International students.
Early Decision Financial Aid Deadline is Nov 1, 2010.*
Regular Decision Financial Aid Deadline is Feb 1, 2011.
*International Early Decision Applicant may apply for financial aid; may not apply to any Early Decision program at other colleges; may apply Early Action at other colleges.
Total Cost of Study (Tuition, Room, Board) is USD $48,400 (2010/11).
Average Financial Aid for Admitted Internationals is USD $47,881.
Number of Internationals Aided is 127 (89.44%) out of 142 Total Internationals.
Financial Aid Package is comprised of Grant Aid, Work-Study and No Loans.