“These first members of the Class of 2023 are really remarkable,” says Lee Coffin.
As they begin classes today, Dartmouth’s 1,169 newest students have come to Hanover from all corners of the globe. The members of the undergraduate Class of 2022 make up the most geographically diverse class to matriculate at the College, hailing from 57 countries—almost one-third of the world’s nations.
“This is a global moment for Dartmouth. Our worldwide footprint continues to expand as prospective students, and certainly our first-year students, understand that we are an institution with a global perspective,” says Lee Coffin, vice provost for enrollment and dean of admissions and financial aid.
In the last two years, Dartmouth has sharpened its message and expanded its geographical outreach, with admissions officers traveling extensively in the U.S. and overseas to represent the College in communities that are visited every year and in some locations that haven’t been visited before.
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