JD Entering Class Profile

Fall 2018 Entering JD Class

GW Law welcomes the first-year entering class composed of 540 full-time and 24 part-time students.  The LSAT and GPA medians remained the same at 165 and 3.71 and the class is comprised of 50 percent women and 29 percent minorities. In August, the students arrived from 13 countries, 39 states, including DC, and 231 undergraduate institutions. 

The entering students have shared terrific experiences. 73 percent of students took off one year or more before coming to law school, and 82 students have founded or served as president of an organization. One hundred and ninety-five students graduated from college with honors. Many of the students have experienced another culture through travel or work--209 students speak a language besides English and 101 students have studied abroad. This year, the largest number of countries traveled by a single student is 25 countries.

GW Law also welcomes the entering transfer class, which is composed of 20 full-time and 4 part-time students from twelve law schools, 22 undergraduate institutions, and 11 states including D.C.


Contact Admissions

Contact JD Admissions

700 20th Street, NW Washington, DC 20052 202.994.7230 [email protected]