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Entering Class Profile

Fun Facts About the Class of 2018

This class has collectively lived or worked in:

Afghanistan, Argentina, Australia, Bahrain, Barbados, Belgium, Brazil, Burma, Burundi, Cambodia, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, Ethiopia, France, Gabon, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Guatemala, India, Indonesia, Iran, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Malaysia, Mali, Mexico, Morocco, Nepal, New Zealand, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Qatar, Russia, Senegal, Singapore, Somalia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Switzerland, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States,Vietnam, and Zambia

map of countries lived and worked in

And can read and speak the following languages:

Arabic, Armenian, Attic Greek, Burmese, Cantonese, Catalan, Classical Hebrew, Dari, English,Farsi, French, Georgian, German, Hebrew, Hellenistic Greek, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latin, Mandarin, Nepali, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Sanskrit, Spanish, Swahili, Syriac, Tajik, Tamil, Turkish, Urdu, andVietnamese

Members of the class include:

  • Wedding Officiant
  • Bronze Star Recipient
  • Jeopardy! Contestant
  • Traditional East Asian Dancer
  • International Humanitarian Start-Up Founder
  • Consultants
  • US Senate Page
  • US House of Representatives Page
  • Therapy Dog Trainer
  • Associate Director of Policy for Vice President Biden
  • Reiki Master
  • Editor-in-Chief of 100+ Things to do in Dominica
  • Stilt Walker
  • Pedicab Operator
  • Wild Mushroom Forager
  • Local News Producer
  • Heavy Metal Band Lead Guitarist
  • Farmer
  • Division I College Football Player
  • Capitol Correspondent for Alaska Public Media
  • Speechwriter for Secretary of State John Kerry
  • Mechanical Wristwatch Enthusiast
  • Solar Power Provider in Kenya
  • Medical Student
  • Chain-mail Maker
  • Yoga Instructor
  • Health Policy Analyst for the US Senate
  • Beatles Tribute Band Lead Guitarist
  • "Polar Bear" Swimmer
  • Organist
  • Cattle Rancher
  • Reporter for The New Republic
  • Cross-Country Hitchhiker
  • Cellist
  • Freelance Soccer Journalist
  • Gamer
  • Cajun Restaurant Founder
  • Pole Vaulter
  • 2012 Democratic National Convention Platform Committee Member
  • Pizza Delivery Drivers
  • Teachers
  • Novelists
  • Americorp Volunteers
  • Documentary Producers
  • 43 graduate degrees
  • 1Rhodes Scholar
  • 4Marshall Scholars
  • 3Fulbright Fellows
  • 1Truman Scholar
  • 1Peace Corps volunteer
  • 4Teach For America corps members
  • 4Army
  • 4Eagle Scouts
  • 5marathon runners
  • 3 triathletes

Class of 2018 Profile

    2809 applicants
    269 new offers · 213 new offers accepted ·79.2% yield onnew offers
    260 net admits1 · 200 matriculated · 76.9% yield on net admits
    45% women ·37% students of color · 24 average age ·36 states represented
    22% directly from undergrad ·42% 1-2 years out ·37% 3+ years out

    1In contrastto the new offers total, which provides the number of new offers made during the 2014-15 admissions cycle, the net admits total takes into account prior deferrals who are part of the incoming class and deducts new deferrals who willnot be part of the incoming class.

    3.35 3.86 3.93 3.98 4.28

    160 171173 176 180

    72 undergraduate institutions represented:

    Amherst College
    Arizona State University
    Barnard College
    Baylor University
    Bowdoin College
    Brown University
    Claremont McKenna College
    College of the Holy Cross
    Columbia College, Columbia University
    Cornell University
    Dartmouth College
    Davidson College
    Duke University
    Emory University
    Florida State University
    George Washington University
    Georgetown University
    Gonzaga University
    Hamilton College
    Harvard College
    Haverford College
    Hillsdale College
    Hunter College
    Indiana University
    Kenyon College
    Michigan State University
    Middlebury College
    New York University
    New York University, Abu Dhabi
    Northwestern University
    Oberlin College
    Ohio State University
    Patrick Henry College
    Pomona College
    Princeton University
    Reed College
    Rice University
    Rutgers University
    Sarah Lawrence College
    Stanford University
    UC Berkeley
    UC Los Angeles
    UC San Diego
    United States Military Academy
    University of Alabama
    University of Alberta
    University of Arizona
    University of Chicago
    University of Florida
    University of Georgia
    University of Hong Kong
    University of Idaho
    University of Louisville
    University of Michigan
    University of North Carolina
    University of Notre Dame
    University of Oregon
    University of Pennsylvania
    University of Southern California
    University of St Andrews
    University of Texas
    University of Texas - Dallas
    University of Toronto
    University of Virginia
    University of Wyoming
    Vanderbilt University
    Vassar College
    Wake Forest University
    Washington University
    Wesleyan University
    Williams College
    Yale College