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Entering Class Profile / Fall 2017

These data were collected for the entering first-year J.D. class on the first day of classes, August 21, 2017.  The number of transfer and visiting applications is too small for data to have statistical significance, thus data are not reported on those groups.

Applications and Admission Offers

  Full Time Part Time Total
Applications 924 188 1,112
Admission Offers 512 70 582
Enrolled Students 201 43 244

LSAT / GPA

Data incorporates students admitted directly to the J.D. program and admitted through success in AAMPLE®, our alternative admission program.

LSAT Undergraduate GPA
Full Time

Part Time

Overall Full Time Part Time Overall
75th percentile 151 150 151 3.43 3.43 3.43

Median (50th percentile)

149 149 149 3.11 3.20 3.14

25th percentile

145 146 145 2.84 2.83 2.83

Range of LSAT scores: 140 - 160

Range of Undergraduate GPAs: 2.10 – 3.96

DIVERSITY

Gender Full Time Part Time Total Class
Women 52% 58% 53%
Men 48% 42% 47%

Age Full Time Part Time Total Class
Average Age 25 31 26
Age Range 19 - 51 212 – 50 19 – 51

Ethnic Identification Full Time Part Time Total Class

Asian American

5% 5% 5%

Black/African American

8% 7% 8%

Caucasian/White

42% 35% 41%

Hispanic/Latino

425% 47% 43%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0 1% 0.5%

Two or More Races

2% 5% 2%

Did Not Indicate

1% 0 0.5%

STATES REPRESENTED: 13

Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Tennessee

COUNTRIES REPRESENTED: 14

Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Croatia, Cuba, Dominican Republic, France, Haiti, Iran, Switzerland, United Kingdom, USA, Uruguay and Venezuela

COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES REPRESENTED: 89 

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10% of the class earned at least one graduate degree prior to beginning law study.

7% of the class are foreign attorneys completing the J.D. for bar admission in the U.S.

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