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J.D. 2022 Entering Class Profile

Columbia Law School students come from all backgrounds and walks of life. Explore facts and stats about our latest J.D. class. (Data as of October 11, 2022, and subject to change upon ABA certification process.)

Applications and Enrollment (J.D. 2022 Entering Class as of October 11, 2022)


8026 Applications Received / 11.8% Accepted

Enrollment Breakdown

402 Enrolled / 52% Students of Color



International Students


Median LSAT Score

25th percentile = 171; 75th Percentile = 175

Median Undergraduate GPA

25th percentile = 3.78; 75th percentile = 3.95



Demographics (J.D. 2022 Entering Class as of October 11, 2022)


Age of Students at Time of Matriculation

Regional Breakdown

38 States + the District of Columbia + Puerto Rico Represented

Undergraduate colleges and universities represented


Earned at least one graduate or professional degree


Out of college 1+ years

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37 Foreign Countries Across Six Continents

Argentina, Australia, Belarus, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Finland, France, Germany, Ghana, Guinea, India, Israel, Jamaica, Lebanon, Mexico, Nigeria, Peru, Romania, Russia, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Somalia, South Korea, Spain, Sudan, Syria, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom

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Members of the Class of 2025 include:

Actors, athletes, beekeeper, community organizers, consultants, dancers / dance instructors, Eagle Scouts, engineers, entrepreneurs, film/documentary producer, financial analysts, human and civil rights activists, investment bankers, interpreters and translators, journalists, military veterans, musicians, paralegals, Americorps and GreenCorps volunteers, pilot, political and legislative aides, rabbinic assistant, scientist, Teach for America participants, teachers and professors, television producer, valedictorians, published authors

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Languages Read/Spoken

Afrikaans, Albanian, American Sign Language, Arabic (multiple dialects), Aramaic, Armenian, Bahasa, Indonesia, Belarussian, Bengali, Cantonese, Catalan, Chinese, Classical Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Dagbani, Dutch, English, Farsi, Finnish, French, Ga, German, Greek (Classical/Ancient and Modern), Gujarati, Hausa, Hebrew (Biblical and Modern), Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Kannada, Maya K'iche, Korean, Latin, Malayalam, Malinke, Mandarin, Marathi, Middle English, Neopolitan, Old English, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Romanian, Russian, Sanskrit, Somali, Spanish, Swahili, Swedish, Taiwanese, Tamil, Telugu, Thai, Tigrinya, Towa,Turkish, Twi, Urdu, Vietnamese, Yiddish, Yoruba, Zuni


Undergraduate Majors