Approximately 300 Shenandoah University faculty, staff and students joined forces on Tuesday, August 20, to help first-year students move into their dorms as part of the school’s annual Move-In Day.
Volunteers carried boxes, refrigerators and TVs into dorms to assist new students and their families during their first day on campus.
The Largest Incoming Class Ever!
While it is too early to confirm the number of new students Shenandoah University will enroll this year, it is expected that this will be Shenandoah’s largest incoming freshman class ever with more than 480 students. In 2018, there were 443 first-time, degree-seeking freshmen students.
In total, Shenandoah will have more than 685 new undergraduates this year, which includes both freshmen and transfer students.
This year, Shenandoah University is housing approximately 1,100 students.
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Class of 2023 Stats
- 60% are from Virginia
- 18.5% are from Maryland (18.5%)
- 6.4% are from Pennsylvania (6.4%)
- 29 states represented overall
- 4 students are from California
- 1 student is from North Dakota
- 1 student is from Texas
- 1 student is from Kansas
- 1 student is from Colorado
- There are three sets of twins in this incoming freshman class
- 29% of the incoming freshman class identify as a race or ethnicity other than “white”
Incoming Transfer Student Stats
- 81% of transfer students are from Virginia
- 16 states are represented overall in this year’s transfer class, including students from Kansas, Mississippi and Texas.
- 35% of the incoming transfer class identify as a race or ethnicity other than “white”