This fall, we’re welcoming the 505 members of the Class of 2023 into the Mac community. 

Throughout the semester, they’ll learn to navigate campus, explore the Twin Cities, dive into classes that broaden their world view, and form friendships with classmates who represent a wide range of backgrounds and perspectives. We can’t wait to see what they do at 1600 Grand.

As our first-year students settle into their new home, get to know the Class of 2023:

Top three represented states: Minnesota, California, Illinois

Percentage that identify as first-gen: 16

Number of countries represented, by citizenship: 45

Top three represented countries: China, Canada, Vietnam

Number of languages spoken at home: 40

Percentage of U.S. students who identify as students of color: 32

Birth year of youngest student: 2002

Most common preferred first names: Grace, Charlie, Lily, Max, Emma

Most common last names: Nguyen, Smith, Rodriguez, Brown, Tran, Li

Farthest hometown from Mac: Mbabane, Swaziland (9,130 miles)

St. Paulites: 15


Note: This data is current as of mid-August.


September 3 2019

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