Class of 2009 by the numbers

Author: Notre Dame Magazine

A statistical look of this year’s freshmen, the Class of 2009.

Number: 1,985
Percentage male: 53
Percentage Catholic: 84
Percentage from outside the U.S.: 3
Percentage legacies (at least one parent an alum): 22
Average SAT: 1,375
Average class rank: top 6 percent
Percentage Eagle Scouts or Girl Scout Gold Award winners: 6
Percentage student government or student body presidents: 7
Percentage editors of a high school publication: 13
Percentage with at least one parent who is an educator: 17
Percentage involved in community service: 84
Percentage who lettered in at least one varsity sport: 72