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J.D. Class of 2026

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J.D. Class of 2026

  • Applications 8,393
  • Offers of Admission 798
  • Enrolled 1Ls 561
  • Admit Rate 9.5%

51% women

51% students of color

17% LGBTQ+

14% first-generation and/or low-income college students

14% STEM majors

8% international students

82% at least one year out of college

69% two or more years out of college

21% four or more years out of college

Academic Percentiles25th50th75th
GRE Verbal165167169
GRE Quantitative161165168
GRE Writing55.55.5

147 Undergraduate Institutions

18 Instruments

bass, cello, clave, Daf, electric guitar, flute, French horn, guitar, harmonica, jazz piano, keyboard, piano, sax, Spanish guitar, trumpet, ukulele, upright bass, violin

From Across the United States and the World

  • Languages 53
  • States + D.C. and Puerto Rico 49
  • International Jurisdictions 22

International Representation

Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, Germany, Guatemala, Guyana, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Israel, Jamaica, Mexico, New Zealand, Nigeria, Pakistan, Philippines, Portugal, South Korea, United Kingdom, Uruguay


American Sign Language, Ancient Greek, Arabic, Armenian, Bengali, Bulgarian, Catalan, Czech, Dari, Dutch, Farsi, Filipino, French, Fujianese, German, Greek, Gujarati, Haitian Creole, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Irish Gaelic, Italian, Jamaican Patois, Japanese, Judeo-Aramaic, Kannada, Korean, Kriolu, Latin, Mandarin Chinese, Marathi, Marwari, Mazandarani, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Sanskrit, Serbo-Croatian, Slovak, Shaami, Spanish, Sumerian, Swahili, Swedish, Tagalog, Tamil, Telugu, Turkish, Twi, Thai, Urdu, Vietnamese, Yiddish, Zulu

Class of 2026 by the Numbers

105 Phi Beta Kappa inductees
56 advanced degree holders
32 collegiate mock trial competitors
29 current and former military service members
22 Division 1 varsity athletes
20 editors-in-chief
19 marathon runners
18 chess players
18 teachers
14 Fulbright Scholars
9 AmeriCorps Members
6 student body presidents

6 Truman Scholars
6 QuestBridge Scholars
5 pilots
5 Schwarzman Scholars
4 Coca-Cola Scholars
3 TRIALS Scholars
3 professional figure skaters
3 Weil Legal Innovators
2 stand-up comedians
2 Rhodes Scholars
1 Marshall Scholar
1 ordained minister

Note: The information above reflects the Class of 2026 as of 8/22/2023 and is based on details shared in the application form and materials.