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J.D. Class of 2022

Number of Applications: 7,419
Number of Admission Offers: 916
Percentage Offered Admission: 12%
Newly Enrolled 1Ls: 561

GPA and LSAT Percentiles (75th / 50th / 25th)
GPA: 3.96 / 3.89 / 3.79
LSAT: 175 / 173 / 170

Class Demographics
50% women
45% students of color
9% hold advanced degrees

78% at least 1 year out of college
61% at least 2+ years out of college
23% at least 4+ years out of college

185 undergraduate schools represented
44 states represented (plus American Samoa, Guam, and Washington, D.C.)
14% international students

International Representation
Australia, Barbados, Bermuda, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, France, Germany, Hong Kong (S.A.R.), India, Indonesia, Japan, Macau (S.A.R.), New Zealand, Nigeria, Norway, Pakistan, Poland, Republic of Korea, Saudi Arabia, Seychelles, Sweden, United Kingdom, Uruguay, and Venezuela

Fun Facts
62 Undergraduate STEM Majors
56 languages
24 current or former members of U.S. Armed Forces
21 instruments played
12 Fulbright Scholars
11 Eagle Scouts
10 Teach For America corps members
5 Rhodes Scholars
3 Peace Corps Volunteers
3 Posse Scholars
3 Coca-Cola Scholars
2 Truman Scholars
1 Marshall Scholar
1 Schwarzman Scholar
1 Survivor contestant
1 rooftop tomato farmer
1 circus aerial acrobat

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Note: Data as of 8/28/2019