The Ivy Coach Daily

March 19, 2019

Wash U Class of 2023 Admissions Statistics

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Ivy Coach salutes Wash U for their specificity in describing the shining stars of their admitted students.

Washington University in St. Louis has released Regular Decision notifications for the Class of 2023. In all, between Early Decision and Regular Decision, over 25,400 students applied for admission to Wash U this year. 14% of these applicants earned admission. 47% of admits are male, while 53% are female. 90% are in the top 10% of their high school classes. The middle 50% SAT score is 1500 – 1560, while the middle 50% ACT score is 33 – 35. Admits hail from all 50 states as well as from 38 nations. 8% of admits are international. 15% identify as black or African American, 13% as Hispanic, 1% as Native American / Alaskan, 1% as Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander, and 20% as Asian.

Wash U’s U.S. Figure Skating Champs, Taxidermists, and Travel Cello Designers

But statistics, as we have long suggested, are boring and offer little insight into the makeup of an incoming class. We always root on universities that offer more specifics — by way of examples — about admitted students. Wash U’s admissions office did just that this year. As Wash U’s admissions office reports, “Now, a little more info about the incredible students admitted to the WashU Class of 2023! Among you are: National Student Poet for the Southeast; recipient of the Congressional Gold Medal; US Figure Skating double gold medalist; T-Mobile Social Entrepreneurship Award winner; top 100 chess player; world class Rubik’s Cube professional speed solver; nationally ranked triathlete; designer of a travel cello that meets FAA regulations; founder of the National Student Table Tennis Association.”

Wash U’s extensive list continues, “Earner of the most active merit badges in the history of Boy Scouts (138 merit badges); designer of an app to help students learn math; performer on The Voice China; Taxidermist; founder of a registered non-profit organization; professional esports athlete; Intel Foundation Young Scientist; member of the Irish national softball team; world champion gymnast; professional Scrabble player; YouTuber; Team USA synchronized skater; nationally ranked debater; national jump roping champion; and contributor to The Student Scientist online publication.”

Congratulations to all students who earned admission to Wash U’s Class of 2023!

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