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 381 83
Enrolled Students Full and Part-time Enrolled Students
Combined Median GPA/LSAT
Median GPA
25th and 75th Percentile GPA
Median LSAT
25th and 75th Percentile LSAT
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

239 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
*The data on this page is valid as of August 24, 2016. Final statistics available after 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
    • 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