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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: anthropology, business administration, communications/journalism, criminal justice/criminology, economics, English, history, philosophy, political science, psychology, and sociology.

This year, approximately 10.81% of incoming first-year students hold graduate-level degrees in a wide range of specialty areas, including: business and management, creative writing, curriculum and education instruction, food management, history, public administration, public health, and theatre.

Fall 2016 Incoming Class Statistics

  • Number of complete applications: 635
  • Entering class: 114
  • First-year class size average: 36
  • First-year class size range: 15 to 43
  • 75th percentile LSAT: 157
  • 25th percentile LSAT: 150
  • Median LSAT:  154
  • 75th percentile GPA: 3.66
  • 25th percentile GPA: 3.20
  • Median GPA:  3.46
  • Colleges and universities represented: 46
  • States represented:  8 and 5 Foreign country
  • Majors represented:  37
  • Percent Female: 52.6%
  • Percent Minority: 51.75%
  • Median age: 25
  • Age range:  21 to 57