The University in Washington reports its largest entering first-year class in its history. There are 6,255 students in the entering class. The class was selected from an applicant pool of more than 30,000.
There are 181 African American in the entering class. They make up 2.9 percent of the entering students. Blacks are 3.6 percent of population in the state of Washington.
There 1,794 Asian Americans in the first-year class. They make up 28.7 percent of all entering students. Asian Americans are 7.2 percent of the state’s population. Hispanics are 7.3 percent of the entering class and 11.2 percent of state’s population.