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The Class of 2026 by the numbers

Members of the Class of 2026 in a procession down Furman Mall before the 2022 Opening Convocation ceremony

Last updated August 24, 2022

By Jerry Salley ’90

We’ve been crunching the numbers, and the figures don’t lie: The Class of 2026 is an intriguing mix of eager students.

682 students enrolled (from a pool of 7,533 applications)
57% are female; 43% are male
39 U.S. states and 23 countries are represented
59% come from South Carolina, North Carolina or Georgia
176 were sports team captains
19 were student body presidents
244 were National Honor Society members
3.4-3.9 was the middle 50th percentile unweighted core GPA
33 edited a school publication
18 participated in Mock Trial
1 is training to be an American Ninja Warrior

There are more stats where those come from. Take a deep dive into our Class of 2026 Student Profile for all the facts and figures about our newest Dins.

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