JD Entering Class Profile

Fall 2021 Entering JD Class

We are delighted to welcome our Fall 2021 entering class. This year, we received more than 10,000 applications. Our entering class is composed of 507 1Ls (483 full-time and 24 part-time) and 62 transfer students (51 full-time and 11 part-time).

For our entering 1L class, the median LSAT is 167 and the median GPA is 3.83. Diversity in every sense is an important quality of our community and 56% identify as female and 31% identify as minority. The students are from 13 countries, 42 states, plus the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, and 204 undergraduate institutions. The most represented undergraduate institutions attended by the incoming 1L students are GW, NYU and UNC respectively.  The most common states were New York, California, Maryland, Virginia, and Florida respectively. The median age is 23—the oldest student is 50 and the youngest is 20.

The entering transfer class is composed of students from 42 law schools, 19 states plus the District of Columbia, and three countries.  Fifty-one percent identify as female and 44% identify as minority.  Thirteen hold advanced degrees, including three with PhDs and one with an MBA, and 75% have professional experience prior to starting law school.

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