Profile - Class of 2022


Applications Received: 2,531
Total Number of Offers: 848
Class Size: 124
Median LSAT: 163
Median GPA: 3.64
Percentage of Students Self-Identifying as Members of a Racial/Ethnic Minority: 35% of those who identify, or 27% of the incoming class.
Percentage of Men/Women: 52% / 48%
Percentage of First Generation College Graduates:  15%
Age Range: 20 - 59
Average Age: 23
Percentage of Students Entering Directly from College: 40%

Geographic Information

Incoming students hail from 31 states plus the District of Columbia. Four countries (Canada, China, Iran and Singapore) are represented. States with four or more students:

California - 4
Florida - 10
Georgia - 7
New Jersey - 7
New York - 7
Texas - 10
Virginia - 31
West Virginia - 4

*25% of the incoming students are from Virginia.

Undergraduate Education

Members of the Class of 2022 earned undergraduate degrees from 84 different institutions. Schools with three or more students:

Florida State University - 4
Rhodes College - 4
U. of Texas at Austin - 4
UVA - 10
Virginia Tech - 3
Washington and Lee - 5

Undergraduate Majors

Members of the Class of 2022 majored in a variety of subjects during their respective undergraduate years. Majors with five or more students:

Economics - 9
English - 9
Government - 6
History - 6
Philosophy - 6
Political Science - 27

Hobbies and Interests

The 124 students of the Class of 2022 have a wide variety of background and interests. Nine students are members of Phi Beta Kappa, and four students are members of Omicron Delta Kappa (ODK). Four students have military service experience. Many of the members of the Class of 2022 are musicians or singers. Eight students are Eagle Scouts. Six students already hold graduate degrees prior to enrollment in law school. Students competed at the collegiate level in many sports, including baseball, basketball, cross country, equestrian, football, golf, lacrosse, rugby, soccer, swimming, tennis, track and field, and wrestling.

49% of the incoming students have either completed a legal internship or have other law-related work experience, and 24% have experience with a political campaign. Others studied or worked abroad; consistent with this international orientation, members of the Class of 2022 are proficient in a variety of languages including American Sign Language, Arabic, Chinese, Farsi, French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swahili, and Vietnamese.

*All numbers are accurate as of August 20, 2019. Final official numbers will be confirmed on October 5.