The University of South Florida is welcoming the school’s largest, most academically accomplished and diverse freshmen class in the institution’s history.
The university’s class of 2025 is made up of 6,392 students. The first-year students come from 52 counties in Florida, 44 states and 86 countries.
As for academics, the class includes a record 62 new National Merit Scholars, nearly double the school’s previous record of 35 in 2020.
The incoming class is also the most diverse to date. Compared to last year, the school saw a 16% increase in Black students, 3% in Hispanic students and 14% in Asian students.
– Kelly Hayes, Extensive Enterprises Media