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
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

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
    • 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