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Dominican University welcomes largest freshman class ever

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The Dominican University welcomes over 600 students this fall, its largest freshman class to date. Enrollment numbers will be finalized and revealed in a census report by September, but university officials say 636 students will deposit their college admission deposits to maintain their positions.

University officials also recognize that the 2026 class will remain diverse, with at least 60% of students identified as Latinos, with a high academic background, averaging a 3.8 GPA.

Genearo Balcazar, DU’s vice president of admissions administration, said with so many freshman classes, the university may have encountered a different class first. Earlier this summer, officials told new students to pay an enrollment deposit by mid-July, according to Balcazar, in order to keep classes small and keep his student-teacher ratio at 15 to 1. I informed you that there is