Out of a record 51,920 applications submitted come nearly 3,100 newly minted Trojans. It’s the Class of 2018, and these freshmen are not only highly accomplished, but also the most ethnically diverse ever enrolled at USC. Take a look at the entering freshman class in this infographic.
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