UConn’s largest freshman class about to start fall semester


STORRS, Conn. (AP) — The University of Connecticut says its largest-ever freshman class is about to start the fall semester.

About 5,200 freshmen are entering UConn. Members of the freshman class will begin moving into dorms Friday and will be joined by returning students throughout the weekend.

About 12,700 students are expected to live on campus, with a total of about 23,000 undergraduate students set to begin the semester when classes start Monday.

Of that number, 18,000 students will be at Storrs.

The Class of 2019 at Storrs had an average SAT score of 1233, up from an average of 1212 five years ago.

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