Things to know about Augusta University’s Class of 2023

School is back in session at Augusta University, and many of the incoming freshmen of the class of 2023 now live in Oak Hall, the university’s residence hall dedicated to the first-year experience.

More than 50 of these freshmen are not from Georgia. The student attending from the farthest hometown comes from Green Bay, Wisconsin, more than 1,000 miles away.

Additionally, the class has 12 international students representing Spain, Sweden, France, Poland, South Africa, Iceland, Thailand, Brazil and Canada.

The new freshman class has 80 students enrolled from Evans High School, which is the university’s largest enrollment from a local school. The non-local school with the largest enrollment is Brookwood High School in Snellville, Georgia, which brought 17 students to AU’s freshman class.

The youngest freshman enrolled is a 15-year-old student in the Lucy C. Laney High School Early College Academy, and four freshmen entered college with a 4.0 GPA and a perfect ACT score.

The most popular freshman majors are biology, nursing, kinesiology, business and computer science.

Below are other fun facts about Augusta University’s class of 2023, and view the photo gallery for moments from Move-in Day 2019.

  • These students entered the world the same time as Wikipedia, a free online encyclopedia.
  • Most freshmen have never lived in the ‘90s.
  • This class of students has always lived in a world with the PlayStation 2.
  • These students are as old as Apple’s first iPod.

Learn more about the Division of Enrollment & Student Affairs at Augusta University.

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Danielle Harris is Senior Media Relations Coordinator at Augusta University. Contact her to schedule an interview on this topic or with one of our experts at 706-721-7511 or

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