Statistical Profile of the Class of 2021


  • 3,546 applicants
  • 238 new offers
  • 197 new offers accepted
  • 83% yield on new offers
  • 246 net admits1
  • 203 matriculated
  • 83% yield on net admits
  • 48% women
  • 46% students of color
  • 27% first generation professionals
  • 9% first generation college students
  • 25 average age
  • 36 states represented
  • 12 countries represented
  • 14% directly from undergrad
  • 45% 1-2 years out
  • 41% 3+ years out

1In contrast to the new offers total, which provides the number of new offers made during the 2017-18 admissions cycle, the net admits total takes into account prior deferrals who are part of the incoming class and deducts new deferrals who will not be part of the incoming class.

 

Range and Distribution of GPA and LSAT Scores for the Class of 2021
 
  LOW 25% MEDIAN 75% HIGH
GPA 3.48 3.84 3.92 3.98 4.27
LSAT 154 170 173 176 180

 

Fast Facts


  • White House Senior Policy Analyst
  • Rock Climber
  • Competitive Slam Poet
  • Founder of Peruvian Microfinance Non-profit
  • Professional Snowboarder
  • Analyst for Education Resource Strategies
  • Bollywood Fusion Dancer
  • Competitive Chess Player
  • FBI Analyst
  • Member of the USA Women’s National Field Hockey Team
  • Contributors to HuffPost, Frontline, USA Today, The Washington Post, and The New Republic
  • Competitive Weightlifter
  • Microfinance Policy Researcher in South Africa and Senegal
  • Ice Cream Truck Owner and Operator
  • Blockchain Developer
  • Clothing Designer
  • Policy Analyst for MIT’s Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab
  • Catholic Priest
  • Ultra-endurance Cyclist
  • Investigator for NY County District Attorney, Special Victims Bureau
  • Bluegrass Musician
  • Two White House Speechwriting Interns
  • 57 Graduate Degrees
  • 5 Fulbright Research Fellows, 6 Marshall Scholar, 3 Rhodes Scholar, and 3 Truman Scholars
  • 3 Members of Teach for America Corps
  • 10 Members of AmeriCorps
  • 8 Liman Public Interest Summer Fellows
  • 8 Veterans (2 Air Force, 1 Army, 1 Coast Guard, 2 Marine Corps, 2 Navy)
  • 4 Eagle Scouts
  • 6 Marathon Runners and 3 Triathletes

 

The Class of 2021 has collectively lived or worked in:

Afghanistan, Argentina, Australia, Benin, Botswana, Brazil, Burma, Cambodia, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Denmark, Ecuador, Egypt, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Guatemala, Haiti, India, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Mexico, Morocco, Nepal, Netherlands, Nicaragua, Oman, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Portugal, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Thailand, Philippines, Tunisia, Turkey, Uganda, United Kingdom, United States, Venezuela, and Vietnam.

…and can read and speak the following languages:

American Sign Language, Arabic, Armenian, Attic/Classical Greek, Bengali, Cantonese, Catalan, English, Farsi, French, German, Haitian Creole, Hebrew, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latin, Malayalam, Mandarin, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Tagalog, Tamil, Thai, Turkish, and Urdu.

 

77 undergraduate institutions represented:

  • American University
  • Amherst College
  • Arizona State University
  • Barnard College
  • Boston College
  • Brigham Young University
  • Brooklyn College
  • Brown University
  • Claremont McKenna College
  • Columbia College, Columbia University
  • Cornell University
  • Dartmouth College
  • Duke University
  • Emory University
  • Franklin and Marshall College
  • Georgetown University
  • Goshen College
  • Harvard College
  • Haverford College
  • Hunter College
  • Indiana University
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • King's College
  • Lyon College
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • McGill University
  • Middlebury College
  • Morehouse College
  • Northwestern University
  • Peking University
  • Pomona College
  • Princeton University
  • Rutgers University
  • Stanford University
  • Swarthmore College

 

  • Taylor University
  • Tufts University
  • United States Military Academy
  • United States Naval Academy
  • UC Berkeley
  • UC Los Angeles
  • UC San Diego
  • University of Alabama
  • University of Arizona
  • University of Chicago
  • University of Colorado
  • University of Florida
  • University of Georgia
  • University of Houston
  • University of Kentucky
  • University of Kings College
  • University of Maryland
  • University of Michigan
  • University of Nebraska
  • University of New Hampshire
  • University of North Carolina
  • University of Notre Dame
  • University of Oregon
  • University of Oxford
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • University of Southern California
  • University of Toronto
  • University of Virginia
  • University of Washington
  • University of Wisconsin
  • Utica College
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University
  • Vassar College
  • Washington University
  • Wellesley College
  • Williams College
  • Yale College
  • Youngstown State University