Profiles & Statistics

Statistical Profile of the Class of 2026

Updated: September 1, 2023

  • 4,471 applicants
  • 246 new offers
  • 213 new offers accepted
  • 87% yield on new offers
  • 201 matriculated
  • 71 graduate degrees
  • 7 Rhodes Scholars, 1 Fulbright Research Fellow, 3 Schwarzman Scholars, 4 Marshall Scholars, and 7 Truman Scholars
  • 5 AmeriCorps Members
  • 6 Liman Public Interest Summer Fellows
  • 14 veterans and servicemembers (2 Air Force, 2 Army, 8 Marine Corps, 2 Navy)
  • 51% women
  • 57% students of color
  • 31% first generation professionals
  • 18% first generation college students
  • 25 average age
  • 87 undergraduate institutions
  • 37 states represented
  • 12 countries represented
  • 12% directly from college
  • 37% 1-2 years out
  • 29% 3-4 years out
  • 22% 5+ years out


Range and Distribution of GPA and LSAT Scores for the Class of 2026


More About the Class of 2026

The Class of 2026 has collectively lived or worked in:

Argentina, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Brazil, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Denmark, Djibouti, Egypt, Ethiopia, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Guinea, Haiti, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Mexico, Moldova, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Norway, Occupied Palestinian Territories, Oman, Peru, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, Saint Lucia, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sudan, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, The Netherlands, The Philippines, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uzbekistan, and Venezuela. 

…and can read and speak the following languages:

Akan, Albanian, American Sign Language, Amharic, Arabic (Classical), Arabic (Levantine), Arabic (Modern Standard Arabic), Aramaic, Attic/Classical Greek, Azeri, Bengali, Cantonese, Classical Hebrew, Dari, English, Farsi, French, Georgian, German, Greek, Haitian Creole, Hebrew, Hindi, Igbo, Indonesian, Italian, Jamaican Patois, Japanese, Korean, Latin, Mandarin, Manichaean Middle Persian, Middle English, Nepali, Norwegian, Old English, Parthian, Portuguese, Russian, Sanskrit, Serbo-Croatian, Shanghainese, Somali, Spanish, Swahili, Tamil, Telugu, Turkish, Twi, Urdu, Vietnamese, and Yoruba.

87 undergraduate institutions represented

  • Amherst College
  • Barnard College
  • Boise State University
  • Boston College
  • Bowdoin College
  • Brigham Young University
  • Brown University
  • Butler University
  • Case Western Reserve University
  • City University of New York: City College
  • College of the Holy Cross
  • College of William and Mary
  • Columbia University: Columbia College
  • Cornell University
  • Dartmouth College
  • Dickinson College
  • Duke University
  • Elon University
  • Emory University
  • Florida Atlantic University
  • Florida International University
  • Georgetown University
  • Grinnell College
  • Hampton University
  • Harvard University
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • Marshall University
  • McMaster University
  • Michigan State University
  • Middlebury College
  • Morehouse College
  • New York University
  • New York University: Shanghai
  • North Carolina State University
  • Northwestern University
  • Oakland University
  • Ohio State University: Columbus Campus
  • Pomona College
  • Princeton University
  • Rice University
  • Rutgers University, New Brunswick: School of Arts and Sciences
  • Sarah Lawrence College
  • Southern Methodist University
  • Stanford University
  • Technische Universität Dresden
  • Texas Tech University
  • Tufts University
  • United States Military Academy
  • United States Naval Academy
  • University of Alabama
  • University of Alaska Anchorage
  • University of Arizona
  • University of British Columbia
  • University of California: Berkeley
  • University of California: Los Angeles
  • University of California: San Diego
  • University of Chicago
  • University of Colorado: Boulder
  • University of Colorado: Colorado Springs
  • University of Connecticut
  • University of Florida
  • University of Georgia
  • University of Kentucky
  • University of Miami
  • University of Michigan: Ann Arbor
  • University of New Mexico
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • University of Notre Dame
  • University of Oklahoma
  • University of Oregon
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • University of Pittsburgh
  • University of Southern California
  • University of Tennessee
  • University of Texas at Dallas
  • University of Utah
  • University of Virginia
  • Valparaiso University
  • Villanova University
  • Washington and Lee University
  • Washington University in St. Louis
  • Wesleyan University
  • Western Washington University
  • Williams College
  • Yale University
  • Yeshiva University


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students chatting in the Courtyard

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