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Get to Know the Class of 2019

Students Bring Range of Interests

We proudly welcome the Class of 2019 to the Colorado College campus.

The incoming class had a record number of applicants – 8,064, which resulted in an admit rate of 17 percent, a record low. The incoming class hails from 44 states, the District of Columbia, and 20 foreign countries. Additionally, 25 languages are spoken.

Of the class, 13 percent are from Colorado; 25 percent from the West; 15 percent from the Midwest; 15 percent from the South; 23 percent from the Northeast; 9 percent from abroad; and 26 percent are students of color.

The Class of 2019 includes:

    • 62 first-generation college students and 36 gap-year students
    • Two licensed pilots, two beekeepers, and a storm chaser
    • A student who biked around the world and another who biked 1,000 miles around the circumference of Nova Scotia
    • An American Idol backup singer
    • A student who developed a pill-sorting robot for Alzheimer’s patients and another who authored a textbook on electrical circuitry
    • A student who raised $146,000 for Relay for Life and another who created an anti-bullying campaign

We’re glad you’re here!