The Class of 2023 by the numbers

Brandeis is set to add many new faces to its community during new undergraduate student orientation. Here are some of the statistics behind the university's new first-years.

Brandeis University's newest community members arrive on campus Sunday, Aug. 25 for Move-in Day and the start of New Undergraduate Student Orientation.

With 867 first-years, the Class of 2023 is one of the largest incoming classes in Brandeis history.

graphic over blue background indicating 867 new students at orientation
Graphic/Julian Cardillo

Of the nearly 900 incoming first-year students, 83 are varsity athletes, 18 percent are first generation college students, and 76 percent were involved in either community service or a social justice activity of some kind during high school.

The Class of 2023 accounts for 48 spoken languages and comes to Brandeis with a cumulative high school GPA of 3.84.

Class of 2023 statistics about number of varsity athletes, first generation, average GPA, languages spoken, and involvement in community service over blue background
Graphic/Julian Cardillo

Brandeis' newest family members come to campus from all over the country and world.

The class is made up of students from 37 U.S. states plus Puerto Rico and Washington, D.C. Massachusetts has the most representatives in the Class of 2023; followed by New York, California, New Jersey and Connecticut. The Class of 2023 is made up of students from 35 countries.

Graphic displaying where in America and the world the Class of 2023 comes from
Graphic/Julian Cardillo

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