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WELCOME CLASS OF 2018

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Info you need to know


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Over the Hump


A survival guide for the class of 2018 - click to view pdf sections, or download the entire pdf.



Welcome Camels

OTH - Welcome Camels

All About You

OTH - All About You

Your Education

OTH - Your Education

Resources

OTH - Resources

Beyond Conn

OTH - Beyond Conn

Once You Arrive

OTH - Once You Arrive

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Class of 2018 by the numbers


5,396 number of applications

August 8, 2013 date of first applicant to the Class

1,019 most applications recieved on a single day (December 31, 2013)

15% increase in applications since last year

74% increase in applications over 20 years

23% percentage of applicants first in their family to attend college

2,402 number of high schools represented in the applicant pool

36 largest number of applicants from a single high school (Roots School System, Pakistan)

25 largest number of applicants from a single U.S. high school (Wellesley High School, Mass.)

1,052 number of high schools represented in the admitted pool

Types of high schools attended by applicants:
49% Public, 25% Independent,
16% Foreign, 10% Religious

46 number of U.S. states represented by high school location
(plus District of Columbia, U.S. Virgin Islands & Puerto Rico)

Top five U.S. states represented by high school location:
1. Massachusetts
2.
New York
3.
Connecticut
4.
California
5.
New Jersey

Regional percentages for applicants' high schools:
37% New England, 25% Mid-Atlantic, 11% West, 5% Midwest, 5% South

Regional percentages for international school applicants
58%
Asia, 20% Europe, 14% Africa, 6% Latin America & the Caribbean

136 number of countries represented by applicants' passports

39 number of countries represented by admitted students' passports

April 10, 1996 most frequent birthday for applicants (25 people!)

February 20, 1996 and June 21, 1996 most frequent birthday for admitted students

Ten most common first names amongst applicants:
1. Emily
2. Sarah
3. John
4. Matthew
5. Alexandra
6. Emma
7. Hannah
8. Julia
9. Alexander
10. Elizabeth
along with 2,352 different first names in the overall applicant pool.

Ten most common first names amongst admitted students:
1. Sarah
2. John
3. Alexandra
4. Matthew
5. Emily
6. Hannah
7. Julia
8. Benjamin
9. Emma
10. Olivia
along with 827 different first names in the overall admitted students pool.

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Got questions?


About your application, enrolling, forms and more:

Office of Admission
admission@conncoll.edu
(860) 439-2200

About courses, credits and academics:

Office of the Registrar
registrar@conncoll.edu
(860) 439-2068

About orientation programs, advising, student life and housing:

Jill Blodgett, Assistant to the Associate Dean/Dean of First-Year Students
jeblo@conncoll.edu
(860) 439-2050