JD Entering Class Profile

Fall 2019 Entering JD Class

Receiving the second largest volume of applications in the country, we are delighted to welcome our Fall 2019 entering class. This year, we received 8,019 applications, which is a 5.4% increase in first-year applications. Our entering class is composed of 508 1Ls (483 full-time and 25 part-time) and 68 transfers (57 full-time and 11 part-time).  

Our medians for LSAT and GPA rose as well as our diversity percentages. The median LSAT is 166 and the median GPA is 3.73. Fifty-seven percent are women and 36 percent are minority. Diversity in every sense is an important quality of our community, and the entering class arrived from 14 countries, 40 states, including DC, and 198 undergraduate institutions. The largest number of incoming 1L students graduated from GW, Berkeley, Michigan, NYU, and UVA respectively. The most common states were New York, California, Virginia, Maryland and Florida respectively. The median age is 23—the oldest student is 37 and the youngest is 19.

The entering transfer class is composed of students from 39 law schools, 48 undergraduate institutions, and 23 states including D.C. Forty-one percent are women and 41 percent are minority.

(Per ABA, the entering class results for all accredited law schools are not official until October 5, 2019)


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