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The freshman class is a record-breaker with 1,730 first-year students from all 50 states and 23 countries – it’s one of the biggest and most diverse classes in the University’s history. Welcome to campus!

Class-of-2019-T-ShirtsThis year’s class was selected from 29,000 applicants and it includes the university’s highest percentage of underrepresented minority students — 18 percent, which is up from 11 percent last year.

“We’re proud of the diversity you represent in every dimension,” Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton told the first-year students at the evening Convocation ceremony held in the Athletic Complex.

Photo credit: Joe Angeles, WUSTL Photo Services, Convocation 2015.