Freshman Admission Reqs
Freshman Admission Reqs
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High School Preparation
High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is required
High School Units Req or Recommended
Subject Req Reco
English 4
Mathematics 4
Science 3
Foreign Language 2
Social Studies 2
Examinations
Subject Required Units Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Considered if submitted Not reported
SAT Only Considered if submitted Not reported
ACT Only Considered if submitted Not reported
SAT & SAT Subject Tests, or ACT Not reported Not reported
SAT Subject Tests Only Considered if submitted Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component SAT: Not used , ACT: Not used
Applying For Admission
Applying For Admission
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Admissions Office
Address
120 Tillson Farm Road
Amherst
MA
01003
Fax
(413) 545-4312
Application Dates & Fees
Regular Admission Deadline
January 15, 2023
Application Fee
$80
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted
Early Admission
Early Decision Offered
No
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
November 5
Early Action Notification
Rolling
Application Form
Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Accepted
Other Application Requirements
Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
1 required for all freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process
Selection of Students
Selection of Students
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Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X
Profile of Fall Admission
Profile of Fall Admission
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Overall Admission Rate
65% of 40,315 applicants were admitted
Women
69% of 21,022 applicants were admitted
Men
61% of 19,293 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
5,490 (21%) of 26,335 admitted students enrolled
Women
2,826 (20%) of 14,481 admitted students enrolled
Men
2,664 (22%) of 11,854 admitted students enrolled
Students Offered Wait List
4,381
Students Accepting Wait List Position
2,326
Students Admitted From Wait List
396
Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 Scale)
4.00 and Above
50%
3.50 - 3.74
20%
3.25 - 3.49
6%
3.00 - 3.24
3%
2.50 - 2.99
0.6%
2.00 - 2.49
0.1%
SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
SAT Math: 654 average , 600-710 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
29.5%
Score of 600 - 700
46.4%
Score of 500 - 600
23.3%
Score of 400 - 500
0.7%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW: 636 average , 600-680 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
17.8%
Score of 600 - 700
57.5%
Score of 500 - 600
23.4%
Score of 400 - 500
1.3%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
29 average , 27-32 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
48.1%
Score of 24 - 29
44.7%
Score of 18 - 23
6.9%
Score of 12 - 17
0.2%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%
ACT Math: Not reported
Score of 30 - 36
Not Reported
Score of 24 - 29
Not Reported
Score of 18 - 23
Not Reported
Score of 12 - 17
Not Reported
Score of 6 - 11
Not Reported
Score of 5 or Below
Not Reported
ACT Eng: Not reported
Score of 30 - 36
Not Reported
Score of 24 - 29
Not Reported
Score of 18 - 23
Not Reported
Score of 12 - 17
Not Reported
Score of 6 - 11
Not Reported
Score of 5 or Below
Not Reported
Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 34%
Top quarter: 75%
Top half: 97%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported
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