Class of 2023

The members of the Class of 2023 arrived at the Law School on August 17, 2020, hailing from 38 states, the District of Columbia, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and four countries. Their records of achievements, awards, honors, leadership, employment, and service indicate students who will individually and collectively uphold the fine tradition of William & Mary Law School.

  • Median LSAT: 163 (75th/25th: 164/160)*
  • Median undergraduate GPA: 3.6 (75th/25th: 3.79/3.39)*
  • Class Size: 229
  • Average age: 25 (ranging from 21-59)
  • 52%/48% female/male identifying students
  • 19% identify as a person of color
  • 15% first-generation students
  • 5% LGBTQ identifying students
  • 60% full-time work experience
  • 12% hold advanced degrees
  • 11 active-duty military or veteran students
  • Total applicants: 2334

The Class of 2023 attended 134 different undergraduate institutions, 16 in Virginia and 118 in other locations. 

The leading Virginia undergraduate institutions were:

  • University of Virginia
  • Virginia Commonwealth University
  • William & Mary

Other undergraduate institutions with multiple matriculants include:

  • Baylor University
  • Brigham Young University
  • George Mason University
  • James Madison University
  • New York University
  • Pennsylvania State University
  • The Ohio State University
  • The University of Texas at Austin
  • United States Coast Guard Academy
  • United States Military Academy
  • University of California, Los Angeles
  • University of Maryland
  • University of Michigan
  • University of North Carolina
  • Virginia Tech
  • Vanderbilt University
  • Wesleyan University
  • West Virginia University

Political science, history, English, economics, international relations, and psychology are the predominant majors of the Class of 2023. Many other disciplines are represented and include accounting, biochemistry, biology, the classics, communications, engineering, foreign languages, and urban studies. 

*First-year students enrolled as of August 17, 2020.