Harvard freshmen arrived on campus at the end of August and have started their first semester classes at the Ivy League school.
Since then, the school’s student paper, The Harvard Crimson, surveyed freshmen on questions pertaining to academics, social life, and family characteristics. The Crimson published the results of the survey, which it conducts annually, offering a glimpse into the makeup of the class of 2021.
The survey is optional, and more than half of the class participated.
Here are eight noteworthy facts about the newest class of Harvard freshmen: