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Introducing the Class of 2021

*These statistics are intended only as a guide.

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This profile reflects the class as of October 6, 2018.

Applicants 6,413
Enrolled 251

75th%/25th% = 171/164

GPA 75th%/25th% = 3.95/3.49
Women 52%
Students of Color 36%
Out of College one or more years
Advanced Degrees 10%
Average Age 25
First Generation College 8%

Geographic & School Distribution

Members of the Class of 2021 come from 33 states, the District of Columbia, and across the globe (including Australia, Canada, China, South Korea, Malaysia, and Zimbabwe), and 135 undergraduate colleges and universities, with 59 different undergraduate majors, 11% of which are STEM majors. Overall, the JD student body comes from over 200 undergraduate institutions. See the list of undergraduate schools.

Beyond the numbers

The Class of 2021 is filled with incredibly accomplished, talented, and dedicated students. To give you a sense of the true diversity of this remarkable class, here is a random collection of different student lives.