Profile - Class of 2021

Overview

Applications Received:  2,915
Total Number of Offers:  836
Class Size: 131
Median LSAT: 163
Median GPA: 3.50
Percentage of Students Self-Identifying as Members of a Racial/Ethnic Minority:  30%
Percentage of Men/Women:  53% / 47%
Age Range: 20 - 41
Average Age: 24
Percentage of Students Entering Directly from College:  32%

Geographic Information

Incoming students hail from 28 states plus the District of Columbia. Five countries (Bulgaria, Canada, China, South Korea, and Zimbabwe) are represented. States with four or more students:

Connecticut - 4
Florida - 7
Georgia - 4
Maryland - 4
North Carolina - 11
New York - 8
Pennsylvania - 10
Texas - 13
Virginia - 31

*23% of the incoming students are from Virginia.

Undergraduate Education

Members of the Class of 2021 earned undergraduate degrees from 83 different institutions. Schools with three or more students:

College of William and Mary - 3
Davidson College - 4
Florida State University - 5
Texas A&M University - 3
University of Texas at Austin - 3
University of North Carolina - 3
University of Virginia - 11
Virginia Commonwealth University - 3
Virginia Tech - 3
Washington and Lee University - 5

Undergraduate Majors

Members of the Class of 2021 majored in a variety of subjects during their respective undergraduate years. Majors with five or more students:

Biology - 5
Economics - 12
English - 10
History - 8
Philosophy - 8
Political Science - 30

Hobbies and Interests

The 131 students of the Class of 2021 have a wide variety of background and interests. Seven students are members of Phi Beta Kappa, and five students are members of Omicron Delta Kappa (ODK). Six students have military service experience. Many of the members of the Class of 2021 are musicians or singers. Five students are Eagle Scouts. Seven students already hold graduate degrees prior to enrollment in law school.  Students competed at the collegiate level in many sports, including cross country, equestrian, football, golf, soccer, and track and field.

Several students have experience working in Washington, D.C., either as congressional interns or staffers. 50% of the incoming students have either completed a legal internship or have other law-related work experience. Others studied or worked abroad; consistent with this international orientation, members of the Class of 2021 speak a variety of languages including American Sign Language, Arabic, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Chinese, Croatian, Danish, Farsi, French, German, Gujarati, Hindi, Japanese, Korean, Latin, Macedonian, Punjabi, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Vietnamese, and Yoruba.

*All numbers are accurate as of August 21, 2018. Final official numbers will be confirmed on October 5.