Reed’s first class in 1915 of 45 people was half female. This history informs the campus community— Men, women, diverse socio-economic backgrounds, people of color, etc.
There are several academic requirements at Reed including Group Requirements, Major Requirements, a required class called Humanities 110, and a required senior thesis.
They especially love dances and have themed dances from 80’s music to disco nights almost every other weekend.
The student body is small, with only 1,500 students. The admissions counselor joked that there are more trees than people at Reed.