Admissions Profile for the 2016 Entering Class*

- Interesting Facts About the 2016 Entering Class -

  Full-time Division Part-time Evening Division
Number Applied 3912 479
Number Enrolled 380 83
Enrolled Students Full and Part-time Enrolled Students
Combined Median GPA/LSAT
3.41/156
Median GPA
25th and 75th Percentile GPA
3.43
3.16/3.60
3.20
2.93/3.41
Median LSAT
25th and 75th Percentile LSAT
156
152/159
155
151/158
Average Age 24 28

Diversity Representation
33.19% overall
Asian/Pacific Islander: 47
Black/African American: 42
Native American: 6
Hispanic/Latino: 59
Gender Distribution 64% Women / 36% Men
Colleges and Universities Represented

240 Undergraduate Institutions overall
Schools with the most representation include:

American University.; College of William & Mary; Cornell University.; Florida International University.; Florida State University.; George Mason University.; George Washington University.; Georgetown University.; Louisiana State University.; Pennsylvania State.; UCLA; University of Colorado-Boulder; University of Delaware; University of Florida; University of Georgia; University of Maryland- Baltimore County; University of Maryland-College Park; University of Michigan- Ann Arbor; University. of North Carolina-Chapel Hill; University of Pittsburgh; University of South Carolina-Columbia; University of South Florida; University of Virginia; Virginia Tech; and West Virginia University

Geographic Areas Represented
44 states; District of Columbia; Puerto Rico and 9 international students (F-1 visa) from Canada; China; Italy; South Korea; Saudi Arabia; and United Kingdom
*This data is valid as of October 5, 2016.


Interesting Facts About The 2016 Entering Class of
American University Washington College of Law

    They Contribute a Variety of Experiences Including:

    • 65 graduated with honors
      64 interned/worked on Capitol Hill
    • 32 have graduate degrees
      16 served in the military
      8 have worked as Patent Examiners
    • 14 did AmeriCorps/Teach For America
      4 were Peace Corps Volunteers
    • 36% of the incoming class speaks a foreign language
    • 30 were born abroad
    • 116 studied abroad in more than 40 countries
    • 50 worked abroad in more than 43 foreign countries

    They were born in 23 foreign countries:

    • Albania
    • Canada
    • China
      Columbia
    • Costa Rica
    • Egypt
    • El Salvador
    • Ethiopia
    • Germany
    • Haiti
    • India
    • Iran
    • Mexico
    • Nicaragua
    • Nigeria
    • Pakistan
    • Russia
    • Saudi Arabia
    • South Korea
    • Sri Lanka
    • Switzerland
    • Ukraine

    They speak 31 foreign languages including:

    • Afrikaans
    • Albanian
    • Amharic
    • Arabic
    • Cantonese
    • Creole
    • Farsi
    • French
    • German
    • Greek
    • Gujarti
    • Hebrew
    • Hindi
    • Hungarian
    • Italian
    • Japanese
    • Korean
    • Malayalam
    • Mandarin
    • Marathi
    • Mongolian
    • Portuguese
    • Punjabi
    • Romanian
    • Russian
    • Serbian
    • Sinhala
    • Spanish
    • Tamil
    • Urdu
    • Yoruba

    They Pursued An Array of Occupations Including:

    • Service members in the Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, National Guard, Navy, and Marine Corps
    • Supervisory Patent Examiner, U.S. Patent & Trademark Office
    • Intern, E! News, Los Angeles, CA
    • Research Molecular Biologist, U.S. Department of Agriculture
    • Research Assistant, World Hope International Anti-Human Trafficking Program, Sierra Leone
    • Ethics Specialist, National Institutes of Health
    • Hospital Pharmacist
    • Police Officer
    • NCAA Division One athletes in field hockey, swimming, rowing, and soccer
    • Program Support Officer, World Intellectual Property Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    • Intern, Cannes Film Festival, France
    • Political Assistant, U.S. Embassy in Haiti
    • Competitive Equestrian
    • Coordinator, Ministry of Development, Industry, and Foreign Trade, Brasilia, Brazil
    • High School Physics Teacher
    • Intern, Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights
    • Program Assistant, The World Bank
    • Litigation Assistant, U.S. Department of Justice
    • Manager, Virginia Tech Marching Band
    • Newspaper Reporter, The Hill
    • Intern, Centers for Ocean Sciences Education Excellence, Miami, FL
    • Ballroom Dance Instructor
    • Legal Aid Intern, Federal Public Defender’s Office, Riverside, CA
    • Contracts Analyst, National Geographic Channel
    • Intern, New York Islanders
    • Fellow, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
    • Volunteer, Doctors Without Borders, Cali, Colombia
    • Production Intern, NBC’s Meet the Press
    • Carpenter and Woodworking Instructor