Incoming Class Profile

The UNM School of Law student body is a diverse group. While the majority are New Mexico residents, their undergraduate backgrounds represent a mix of state and private schools throughout the United States. While each incoming class has a wide range of baccalaureate experiences and majors, this year’s most popular undergraduate majors included: business administration, communications, criminal justice/criminology, economics, engineering, English, philosophy, political science, psychology, and sociology. This year, approximately 13% of incoming first-year students hold graduate-level degrees in a wide range of specialty areas, including: Anthropology, Art History, Business Administration, Counseling/Psychology, International Affairs, International Law, Journalism, Literature, Public Administration/ Policy, and Social Work.

By the Numbers

  • Number of complete applications: 639
  • Entering class: 113
  • First-year class size average: 29
  • First-year class size range: 14 to 57
  • 75th percentile LSAT: 157
  • 25th percentile LSAT: 150
  • Median LSAT:  153
  • 75th percentile GPA: 3.74
  • 25th percentile GPA: 3.07
  • Median GPA:  3.43
  • Colleges and universities represented: 50
  • States represented:  12
  • Majors represented:  37
  • Percent Female: 48.67%
  • Percent Minority: 51.82%
  • Median age: 27
  • Age range:  21 to 54