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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

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.

Article by Jerry Salley '90, Senior Writer
Last updated August 24, 2022
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