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Entering Class Profile / Fall 2018

These data were collected for the entering first-year J.D. class on the first day of classes, August 20, 2018.  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 1129 187 1316
Admission Offers 572 57 629
Enrolled Students 190 38 228

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 153 151 153 3.33 3.30 3.33

Median (50th percentile)

150 150 150 3.11 2.91 3.09

25th percentile

148 149 148 2.81 2.58 2.79

Range of LSAT scores: 143 - 161

Range of Undergraduate GPAs: 2.03 – 3.72

DIVERSITY

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

Age Full Time Part Time Total Class
Average Age 25 32 26
Age Range 20 - 48 23 – 48 20 – 48

Ethnic Identification Full Time Part Time Total Class

Asian American

1.5% 0% 1%

Black/African American

9% 24% 11%

Caucasian/White

48% 18% 43%

Hispanic/Latino

35% 50% 38%

Two or More Races

2% 3% 2%

Did Not Indicate

4% 5% 4%

STATES REPRESENTED: 14

California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas, Vermont, and Virginia

COUNTRIES REPRESENTED: 15

Argentina, Brazil, Cameroon, Canada, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, France, Germany, Jamaica, Moldova, Peru, Russia, USA, and Venezuela

COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES REPRESENTED: 89 

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11% of the class earned at least one graduate degree prior to beginning law study.

10% of the class are foreign attorneys completing the J.D. for bar admission in the U.S.

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