2015 Admitted Class Fun Facts

Fletcher is especially unique for the exciting variety of people who make up the Fletcher community. This year’s class is no exception!


85: from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe
Number of countries of citizenship represented among admitted candidates (listed below)
50 Percent of admitted males
50 Percent of admitted females
20 Age of youngest person admitted
47
Age of oldest person admitted
John The most popular admitted male name
Sarah The most popular admitted female name
56: from Azerbaijani to Vietnamese
Number of native languages spoken by admitted candidates
30 Number of last names shared by more than one admitted candidate
36: from Alabama to Wisconsin
Number of US states where admitted students currently live
77: from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe
Number of countries where admitted students currently live
366 Number of undergraduate institutions represented among admitted students
138 Number of Flags represented in the Hall of Flags (Fletcher’s main foyer)
8,500 +
Number of living Fletcher alumni
60+
Number of Fletcher alumni clubs around the world
Number of admitted students who share a birthday (March 13) with Austin Barclay Fletcher

0 (The first time this has happened in many years!)

Most common places of birth

Cities:

Boston
Chicago
Dhaka
Los Angeles
New Delhi
New York City
Philadelphia
Seoul
Tokyo
Washington, DC


Countries:

Bangladesh
China
India
Japan
Korea
Pakistan
United States

Most Common Native Languages

Arabic
Chinese
English
German
Hindi
Japanese
Korean
Spanish
Turkish
Urdu

Citizenships Represented

AFGHANISTAN

ALBANIA

AUSTRALIA AUSTRIA
AZERBAIJAN BANGLADESH
BELARUS BOLIVIA
BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA BRAZIL
BULGARIA CANADA
CHILE CHINA
COLOMBIA CROATIA
CZECH REPUBLIC DENMARK
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC ECUADOR
EGYPT FINLAND
FRANCE GEORGIA
GERMANY GREECE
HONG KONG S.A.R. HUNGARY
INDIA INDONESIA
IRAN IRELAND
ISRAEL ITALY
JAPAN JORDAN
KAZAKHSTAN KENYA
KOSOVO KUWAIT
LATVIA LEBANON
LIBERIA LIECHTENSTEIN
LUXEMBOURG MADAGASCAR
MALAYSIA MAURITIUS
MEXICO MONGOLIA
MOROCCO NEPAL
NETHERLANDS NEW ZEALAND
NICARAGUA NIGERIA
PAKISTAN PALESTINE
PANAMA PERU
PHILIPPINES RUSSIA
RWANDA SAUDI ARABIA
SERBIA SINGAPORE
SOUTH AFRICA SOUTH KOREA
SPAIN SWEDEN
SWITZERLAND SYRIA
TAIWAN THAILAND
TURKEY UKRAINE
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES UNITED KINGDOM
UNITED STATES UZBEKISTAN
VENEZUELA VIETNAM
YEMEN ZAMBIA
ZIMBABWE