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Class of 2009, You’re Looking Good

Smith College received a record number of applications this year. The Admission Office counted 3,407 in all -- 216 of those Early Decision -- from vibrant, intelligent and talented women. Already, 185 students are enrolled in the class of 2009. While statistics can’t fully describe these students, here are a few numbers that provide a glimpse of this year’s applicant pool:

17 percent are first-generation college students

17 percent are international citizens

6 percent have a sister, mother or grandmother who is a Smith alumna

10 percent identify as African American; 14 percent, Asian American; 8 percent, Latina; and 1 percent, Native American.

23 percent reside in New England; 22 percent, the Mid-Atlantic states; 17 percent on the West Coast; 9 percent in the South; 8 percent, the Midwest; and 4 percent, the Southwest.

More than half of the applicants whose high schools report class rank are in the top 10 percent of their classes. -- KC

 
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