Statistical Profile of the Class of 2020


  • 2938 applicants
  • 240 new offers
  • 203 new offers accepted
  • 84.5% yield on new offers
  • 246 net admits1
  • 205 matriculated
  • 83.3% yield on net admits
  • 53% women
  • 48% students of color
  • 25 average age
  • 32 states represented
  • 16% directly from undergrad
  • 38% 1-2 years out
  • 46% 3+ years out

1In contrast to the new offers total, which provides the number of new offers made during the 2016-17 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 2020
 
  LOW 25% MEDIAN 75% HIGH
GPA 3.43 3.83 3.91 3.97 4.21
LSAT 156 170 173 175 180

 

Fun Facts


  • Writer and Contributor for CNN International
  • Rock Climber
  • Professional Blues Guitarist
  • Two-time Moth StorySLAM Winner
  • Geophysicist
  • Ceramic Artist
  • Director of Correspondence, Office of the VPOTUS
  • Competitive Chess Player
  • Cross Country Cyclist
  • Union Organizer
  • Contributor for The Wall Street Journal
  • Chief of Staff, Council of Economic Advisers
  • Two Cartographers
  • Nationally Ranked U.S. Masters Swimmer
  • UN Commendation Medal Recipient
  • Time Contributor
  • Carillonneur
  • Researcher at the Council on Foreign Relations
  • Staff Writer for The Washington Post
  • Metalworker
  • Biotechnology Investment Associate
  • Competitive Powerlifter
  • Recipient of the Gilder-Lehrman Institute History Scholars Award
  • 46 Graduate Degrees
  • 1 Rhodes Scholar, 1 Marshall Scholar, 3 Fulbright Research Fellows, and 3 Truman Scholars
  • 4 Members of Teach for America Corps
  • 6 Members of AmeriCorps
  • 2 Members of Peace Corps
  • 5 Veterans (4 Army, 1 KATUSA)
  • 1 Girl Scout Gold Award and 3 Eagle Scouts
  • 1 Black Belt
  • 4 Marathon Runners and 1 Triathlete

 

The Class of 2020 has collectively lived or worked in:

Afghanistan, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Burma, Cambodia, Canada, China, Cuba, Czech Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Egypt, France, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Lebanon, Malaysia, Mexico, Morocco, Nepal, New Zealand, Netherlands, Nigeria, Norway, Pakistan, Peru, Russia, Senegal, Serbia, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovenia, Somalia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Tanzania, Philippines, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, and Vietnam.

…and can read and speak the following languages:

Arabic, Attic/Classical Greek, Burmese, Dari, English, Farsi, French, German, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latin, Mandarin, Medieval Latin, Pashto, Polish, Portuguese, Pulaar, Russian, Sanskrit, Shanghainese, Slovene, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, Turkish, Urdu, and Vietnamese, Wolof, Tibetan, Indonesian.

 

 

 

  • American University
  • Amherst College
  • Barnard College
  • Beijing International Studies University
  • Bowdoin College
  • Brigham Young University
  • Brown University
  • California Polytechnic State University
  • Carleton College
  • Claremont McKenna College
  • Clemson University
  • Colby College
  • College of William & Mary
  • Columbia College, Columbia University
  • Cornell University
  • Dartmouth College
  • Davidson College
  • DePaul University
  • Duke University
  • Emory University
  • George Mason University
  • Georgetown University
  • Grinnell College
  • Harvard College
  • Haverford College
  • Howard University
  • Hunter College
  • Indiana University
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Mount Saint Mary's University
  • New York University
  • Northeastern University
  • Northwestern University
  • Ohio State University
  • Oklahoma Baptist University
  • Pomona College
  • Princeton University
  • Rice University
  • Rockhurst University
  • Simon Fraser University
  • Stanford University
  • Swarthmore College
  • Texas A&M University
  • Tufts University
  • Tulane University
  • UC Berkeley
  • UC Los Angeles
  • University of Arizona
  • University of British Columbia
  • University of Chicago
  • University of Connecticut
  • University of Florida
  • University of Georgia
  • University of Michigan
  • University of North Carolina
  • University of Notre Dame
  • University of Oklahoma
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • University of Pittsburgh
  • University of Rochester
  • University of Southern California
  • University of St. Thomas
  • University of Toronto
  • University of Virginia
  • University of Wisconsin
  • Vanderbilt University
  • Washington and Lee University
  • Washington University
  • Wellesley College
  • Wesleyan University
  • Xavier University
  • Yale College
  • Yeshiva University