Admissions Profile for the 2013 Entering Class*

- Interesting Facts About the 2013 Entering Class -

  Full-time Division Part-time Evening Division
Number Applied 5264 544
Number Enrolled 396 77
Enrolled Students Full and Part-time Enrolled Students
Combined Median GPA/LSAT
3.4/157
Median GPA
25th and 75th Percentile GPA
3.42
3.15/3.56
3.26
3.03/3.45
Median LSAT
25th and 75th Percentile LSAT
157
153/160
155
153/158
Average Age 24 26

Minority Representation
40% overall
Asian/Pacific Islander 77
Black/African American 51
Native American 7
Hispanic/Latino 57
Gender Distribution 58% Women / 42% Men
Colleges and Universities Represented 229 Undergraduate Institutions overall
Schools with the most representation include:

American; Boston Univ.; BYU; George Mason; George Washington; James Madison; Michigan State; NYU; Penn State; Southern Methodist; Syracuse; Trinity College (CT); Univ. of Arizona; UC-Berkeley; UC-Irvine; UC-San Diego; UC-Santa Barbara; Univ. of Central Florida; Univ. of Chicago; Univ. of Connecticut; Univ. of Florida; Univ. of Maryland-College Park; Univ. of Miami; Univ. of Michigan-Ann Arbor; Univ. of Notre Dame; Univ. of Pennsylvania; Univ. of Pittsburgh; UVA; Univ. of Washington; Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison; Virginia Tech; and Wake Forest
Geographic Areas Represented
38 States; District of Columbia; Argentina; Azerbaijan; Canada; China; Guam; Hong Kong; India; Puerto Rico; South Korea; Russian Federation; and South Africa
(* This data is valid as of October 5, 2013)


Interesting Facts About The 2013 Entering Class of
American University Washington College of Law

    They Contribute a Variety of Experiences Including:

    • 53 have worked on Capitol Hill
    • 39 have graduate degrees
    • 7 were AmeriCorps Volunteers
    • 8 were Peace Corps Volunteers
    • 7 are Patent Examiners
    • 47% of the incoming class speaks a foreign language
    • 64 were born abroad
    • 161 studied abroad in more than 45 countries
    • 53 worked abroad in more than 42 foreign countries

    They were born in 39 foreign countries:

    • Albania
    • Argentina
    • Azerbaijan
    • Bermuda
    • Bosnia
    • Cameroon
    • Canada
    • China
    • Colombia
    • Costa Rica
    • Cote d'Ivoire
    • Ghana
    • Haiti
    • India
    • Israel
    • Italy
    • Jamaica
    • Japan
    • Kenya
    • Liberia
    • Mauritius
    • Morocco
    • Nigeria
    • Norway
    • Pakistan
    • Peru
    • Philippines
    • Poland
    • Russia
    • Saudi Arabia
    • Senegal
    • South Africa
    • South Korea
    • Spain
    • Taiwan
    • Togo
    • Turkey
    • United Kingdom
    • Venezuela

    They speak 50 foreign languages including:

    • Afrikaans
    • Albanian
    • Arabic
    • Azerbaijani
    • Bengali
    • Berber
    • Bosnian
    • Cantonese
    • Chamorro
    • Creole
    • Croatian
    • Czech
    • Ewe
    • Fante
    • Farsi
    • French
    • Ga
    • Gaelic
    • German
    • Greek
    • Gujarati
    • Hebrew
    • Hmong
    • Hungarian
    • Igbo
    • Italian
    • Japanese
    • Kiswahili
    • Korean
    • Malayalam
    • Mandarin
    • Mongolian
    • Norwegian
    • Pashto
    • Polish
    • Portuguese
    • Punjabi
    • Romanian
    • Russian
    • Spanish
    • Swahili
    • Swedish
    • Tagalog
    • Taiwanese
    • Thai
    • Turkish
    • Urdu
    • Vietnamese
    • Yoruba
    • Zulu

    They Pursued An Array of Occupations Including:

    • Service members from the Air Force, Army, Marines, and Navy
    • Gymnastics Coach
    • Arabic Cryptologic Linguist
    • Archaeology Assistant at the New York American Museum of Natural History
    • City Year Team Leader in Miami
    • Civil Engineer
    • Corporate Policy Officer for the National Security Agency
    • Election Monitor for the Egyptian Parliamentary Elections
    • Emergency Care Technician
    • Freelance Photographer
    • Legal Intern for HBO
    • Independent Film Director in Azerbaijan
    • Intern for the Human Rights Without Frontiers in Belgium
    • Tax Associate with KPMG
    • Realtor
    • Intern for the National Institutes of Health
    • President and Co-Founder of Student Advocates for Ghanian Education
    • Program Officer for the Genocide Prevention Program
    • Research Assistant for the Center for Death Penalty Litigation
    • Strategic Marketing Analyst
    • Technology Consultant
    • Elementary School Teacher
    • State Delegate for the Utah Republican Party
    • Assistant Superintendent for Burlingame, CA School District
    • Intern for the White House Domestic Policy Council
    • Director at the Center for the Homeless in South Bend, IN
    • Legal Secretary for State of Nevada Department of Business & Industry
    • Program Fellow for the International Justice Mission in Cebu, Philippines