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DeSales Set to Welcome Record Class

by Janelle Hill M’23 Jun 25, 2024

The Class of 2028 is shaping up to set a new enrollment record on campus. 

To date, the University has received deposits from 528 first-year students. The previous record of 527 deposits was set in 2022. In addition, the enrollment team expects 70 transfer students to enroll this fall. 

“I want to thank the faculty, staff, and administration for their dedication and collective efforts to recruit the Class of 2028. The student recruitment landscape is increasingly competitive, and this year has been especially challenging due to delays with FAFSA. But we could not be more excited to grow and advance our Catholic, Salesian mission.” 

 Derrick Wetzel, associate vice president for enrollment management

Students in the Class of 2028 hail from a number of states, including California, Texas, Indiana, Virginia, and Connecticut. Thirty percent report being from a diverse background. 

Other fun facts about the Class of 2028:

  • The average SAT score is 1176.
  • The average ACT score is 27.
  • The average GPA is 3.42.