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 2019 Incoming Class Statistics

  • Number of complete applications: 527
  • Entering class: 82
  • First-year class size average: 18
  • First-year class size range: 12 to 28
  • 75th percentile LSAT: 157
  • 25th percentile LSAT: 151
  • Median LSAT:  155
  • 75th percentile GPA: 3.72
  • 25th percentile GPA: 3.16
  • Median GPA:  3.47
  • Colleges and universities represented: 38
  • States represented:  12
  • Majors represented:  38
  • Percent Female: 56%
  • Percent Minority: 50%
  • Median age: 26
  • Age range:  20 to 55