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JD Class Profile

Fall 2021 Entering Class Profile*
Fall 2021 Class Stats
Entering Class Size 125
Men 47%
Female 53%
Age Range 20-52
Average Age 24
Minority Students 14%
LGBTQ+ 11%
In-State 52%
Total States Represented 21, including CA, CO, FL, GA, IL, IN, KY, MA, NY, OR, SD, TX, and WV, among others.
Total Majors Represented 42
Top Majors Represented Political Science (30), Psychology (12), Criminal Justice (5), Sociology (4), Economics (4), English (4), History (3), International Relations (3), and International Studies (3), among others.
Total UG Colleges Represented 72
Top UG Colleges Represented University of Cincinnati (16), Ohio State University (12), Miami University (8), Eastern Kentucky University (4), University of Dayton (4), Ohio University (3), University of Kentucky (3), and Xavier University (3).
Academic Statistics*
Source of Statistic
25th Percentile 50th Percentile 75th Percentile
LSAT 156
158
 161
GPA 3.48
3.70
 3.85
*As of 8/23/21

About the Class

The incoming class of 2021 is highly accomplished. For the fourth year in a row, women outpace men in terms of representation; the class is comprised of 53% women and 47% men. They range in age from 20-52, with an average age of 24. Fourteen percent identify as minority and 11% identify as members of the LGBTQIA community.

There are 72 undergraduate institutions represented in the 1L class, including the University of Kentucky, the Ohio State University, Xavier University, Eastern Kentucky University, and the University of Louisville, with the largest contingent coming from the University of Cincinnati. Twenty-one states are represented, including California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Massachusetts, New York, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, and West Virginia.

The class has a median LSAT of 158 and GPA of 3.7.  Forty-one students speak a foreign language: Arabic, Armenian, Chinese (Mandarin), French, German, Hebrew, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Spanish, and Urdu.

Many class members are the recipients of post-graduate degrees. These include an International master’s degree in asia-pacific studies from the National Chengchi University (Taipei, Taiwan); a  master of arts degree in human rights from the University College London; a master of information and telecommunication systems degree from Ohio University; a master’s degree in higher education administration from the University of Missouri-Kansas City; a master’s of business administration degree from Clemson University; and a master’s of education and special education degree from Lesley University.

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