JD Entering Class Profile

Fall 2020 Entering JD Class

We are delighted to welcome our Fall 2020 entering class. This year, we received more than 8,000 applications. Our entering class is composed of 547 1Ls (522 full-time and 25 part-time) and 93 transfers (81 full-time and 12 part-time).

For our entering 1L class, the median LSAT is 166 and the median GPA is 3.76. Diversity in every sense is an important quality of our community and 56% identify as female and 37% identify as minority. The students are from 19 countries, 43 states, plus the District of Columbia, and 225 undergraduate institutions. The most represented undergraduate institutions attended by the incoming 1L students are GW, UVA, Michigan, NYU, and Pittsburgh respectively. The most common states were New York, California, Virginia, Florida, and Pennsylvania respectively. The median age is 23—the oldest student is 60 and the youngest is 19.

The entering transfer class is composed of students from 43 law schools 24 states, plus the District of Columbia, and six countries. Fifty-three percent identify as female and 42% identify as minority. Twenty-two percent hold advanced degrees and 77% have listed professional experience prior to starting law school.

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