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Fun Facts For the 240th Admitted Class

 
Number of completed applications:

3,000+

Admit Rate:

13%

 
Number of states and territories represented in the applicant pool:

51

Number of countries represented in the applicant pool:

76

Number of states and territories represented in the admitted class:

36

Number of countries represented in the admitted class:

31

Number of middle and high schools represented in the applicant pool:

2,305

 
Most popular male applicant first names
(ranked 1-5):

William, Alexander, Daniel, Matthew, Andrew

Most popular female applicant first names
(ranked 1-5):

Emma, Sarah, Sophia, Anna, Grace

 
Total amount of financial aid scholarships awarded to new students:

$6,200,000

Percent (projected) of the 2017-2018 student body on full scholarship:

13

Percent (projected) of the 2017-2018 student body on financial aid:

48

 
Percent of admitted students who identify as Native American, Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino, or Biracial:

19


Percent of admitted students who identify as Asian, Asian American or Biracial Asian:

28

Percent of admitted students who identify as White or Caucasian:

44

Percent of admitted students who chose not to identify:

9


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