Profile of First-Year Class

Orientation

At Dickinson Law, we aim to limit the size of our entering class to roughly 100 diverse and highly credentialed students. Our Law School family includes students who have served in the military, self-identify as students of color and/or as members of the LGBTQ+ community, are first-generation graduate students, and are first-generation college students. The data reported below are from Dickinson Law’s fall 2022 admissions cycle.

PROFILE OF FALL 2022 ENTERING CLASS:
Total Number of Applicants 1,307
Total Number of Offers of Admissions 481
Total Number of Matriculants 103

 

LSAT CREDENTIALS:
75th Percentile 163
Median 161
25th Percentile 156

 

GPA CREDENTIALS:
75th Percentile 3.80
Median 3.61
25th Percentile 3.25

 

PERCENTAGE OF SELF-IDENTIFIED STUDENTS OF COLOR:
34%

 

PERCENTAGE OF SELF-IDENTIFIED STUDENTS AS MEMBERS OF THE LGBTQ COMMUNITY:
22%

 

PERCENTAGE OF FIRST-GENERATION GRADUATE STUDENTS:
53%

 

PERCENTAGE OF FIRST-GENERATION COLLEGE STUDENTS:
32%

 

GEOGRAPHIC DISTRIBUTION: 23 states and 6 countries

Our newest domestic students hail from 23 different states across the country including Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah, Virginia, and West Virginia.

Our newest international students represent 6 countries including St. Kitts and Nevis, United Kingdom, Ghana, Canada, Jamaica, and China.

 

UNDERGRADUATE UNIVERSITIES/COLLEGES REPRESENTED:
Members of the Class of 2025 attended a variety of undergraduate institutions including, but not limited to, Muhlenberg College, Franklin and Marshall College, Kenyon College, University of Virginia, Boston College, Pennsylvania State University, Temple University, Gettysburg College, Susquehanna University, Ohio State University, Brigham Young University, Dickinson College, Villanova University, Davidson College, Scripps College, Ithaca College, University of Iowa, American University, and University of Alabama.

 

BEFORE ATTENDING DICKINSON LAW, MEMBERS OF THE CLASS OF 2025:
  • Served in the U.S. Air Force and the Pennsylvania Air National Guard;
  • Interned in the accounting department with PwC in Shanghai;
  • Served as President of their college’s Aerial Dance Club;
  • Dabbled in improv comedy;
  • Led their college swim team as captain;
  • Advocated for survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence;
  • Served as Counselor at Jewish Community Alliance;
  • Interned for various U.S. Senators;
  • Provided support to incarcerated individuals through a pen pal program.