Class of 2023

Illustrations by Marco Miccichè

Here are some interesting facts about the new students.

graph, admit rate
Barnard remains one of the most selective colleges in the United States



pie charts, 13 percent first gen, 48 percent women of color
They come from diverse backgrounds and experiences

drop pins on world mapStudents hail from 44 states and 42 countries, including, for the first time, students from Ivory Coast, Malta, and Rwanda

88 have a family connection to Barnard

illustration, stylized family tree

3 students have great-grandmothers who attended

7 have grandmothers who attended

33 have mothers who attended

15 have a sister here or who is an alum

15 have a cousin here or who is an alum

15 have an aunt who is a Barnard alum

This class includes students who have:

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• competed in the European Juniors Fencing Championships
• interned at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
• worked on a family farm
• founded a women's storytelling project in Guangzhou, China
• performed as an aerial artist

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