Class Profile
The Class of 2017 brings together a wide variety of students to create a rich learning environment. With degrees ranging from English to engineering, they come from more than 38 different states and 10 countries.
At a Glance
Number of applicants

4,649
Entering students

270
Minority Students (28%)

76
Women (43%)

115
Median age

23
Students with Graduate Degrees (10%)

27
Median LSAT

166
Median GPA

3.62
States represented

40
Including D.C. + Puerto Rico
Countries represented

10
Canada, China, Côte d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, India, Italy, Pakistan, Sierra Leone, South Korea, USA
Undergraduate Fields of Study
Accounting/Business/Finance 10%

Arts/Theatre/Music 3%

Communications/Journalism/Media 6%

Criminal Justice 2%

Economics 11%

English 7%

History 7%

Industrial Relations 1%

International Studies/Languages 13%

Liberal Arts/Humanities 7%

Philosophy 8%

Political Science/Public Policy 26%

Psychology 7%

Social Sciences 5%

Social Work 1%

STEM 9%

Other 4%

*Some students have multiple majors %

States Represented
Alabama 2

Arizona 4

Arkansas 1

California 34

Colorado 4

Connecticut 2

Delaware 2

D.C. 3

Florida 14

Georgia 11

Idaho 1

Illinois 24

Indiana 2

Iowa 4

Kansas 3

Kentucky 4

Maryland 7

Massachusetts 5

Michigan 7

Minnesota 1

Mississippi 2

Missouri 36

Montana 1

Nebraska 4

Nevada 2

New Jersey 3

New York 17

Ohio 5

Oklahoma 1

Oregon 2

Pennsylvania 3

Puerto Rico 1

Rhode Island 1

South Carolina 2

Tennessee 4

Texas 15

Virginia 5

Washington 3

Wisconsin 3

Non-U.S. 22

Undergrad Institutions Represented
American University
Arizona State University
Barnard College
Bates College
Baylor University
Beijing Foreign Studies University
Berry College
Boise State University
Boston College
Bowdoin College
Bowling Green State University
Brandeis University
California Institute of Technology
California State University-Fullerton
Calvin College
Campbell University
Central Michigan University
Chapman University
China University of Political Science and Law
Colby College
Colgate University
College of the Holy Cross
College of Wooster
Columbia College
Cornell College
Cornell University
Covenant College
Dartmouth College
DePaul University
DePauw University
Drake University
Duke University
Eastern Michigan University
Emory University
Excelsior College
Ferrum College
Florida Atlantic University
Florida International University
Florida State University
Fordham University
Franklin and Marshall College
Furman University
George Washington University
Georgetown University
Georgia College & State University
Georgia State University
Gettysburg College
Gonzaga University
Grinnell College
Hofstra University
Illinois State University
Illinois Wesleyan University
Indiana University-Bloomington
Johns Hopkins University
Korea National University of Arts
Korea University
Lesley University
Lewis and Clark College
Lewis-Clark State College
Lindsey Wilson College
Lock Haven University
Loyola University Chicago
Macalester College
Manhattan College
McGill University
Messiah College
Miami University Oxford
Mississippi State University
Montana State University
Mount Holyoke College
New York University
Northwestern University
The Ohio State University
Patrick Henry College
Peking University
Pennsylvania State University
Princeton University
Renmin University of China
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Rice University
Saint Louis University
Seton Hall University
Sewanee University of the South
Shenzhen University
Smith College
Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville
Southwestern Assemblies of God University
St. John's University
Stanford University
State University of New York at Binghamton
State University of New York at Buffalo
State University of New York at New Paltz
State University of New York at Stony Brook
Texas Lutheran University
Tianjin University
Troy University
Tufts University
Tulane University
University of Arkansas-Little Rock
University of Calgary
University of California-Berkeley
University of California-Davis
University of California-Irvine
University of California-Los Angeles
University of California-Riverside
University of California-San Diego
University of California-Santa Barbara
University of California-Santa Cruz
University of Central Florida
University of Chicago
University of Denver
University of Florida
University of Georgia
University of Houston
University of Illinois at Springfield
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
University of Iowa
University of Kentucky
University of Louisville
University of Maryland-College Park
University of Massachusetts-Boston
University of Miami
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
University of Missouri-Columbia
University of Missouri-Kansas City
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
University of North Texas
University of Northern Iowa
University of Oregon
University of Pennsylvania
University of Pittsburgh
University of Puerto Rico
University of Rochester
University of Saskatchewan
University of South Carolina
University of South Florida
University of Southern California
University of St. Andrews
University of Texas at Austin
University of Texas at Dallas
University of Toronto
University of Virginia
University of Washington
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Vanderbilt University
Vassar College
Villanova University
Wake Forest University
Washington University in St. Louis
Wesleyan University
Wheaton College
Willamette University
Xavier University
Yale University
Yeshiva University
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