Class of 2024

The members of the Class of 2024 arrived at the Law School on August 16, 2021, hailing from 34 states, the District of Columbia, South Korea, and China. 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: 164 (75th/25th: 165/161)*
  • Median undergraduate GPA: 3.8 (75th/25th: 3.9/3.6)*
  • Class Size: 174
  • Average age: 24 
  • 26% identify as a person of color
    • 13% Asian
    • 6% Hispanic/Latino
    • 6% Black/African American
    • 1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 15% first-generation students
  • 5% LGBTQ identifying students
  • 59% full-time work experience
  • 9% hold advanced degrees
  • 10 active-duty military or veteran students
  • Total applicants: 2,678

The Class of 2024 attended 117 different undergraduate institutions, 14 in Virginia and 103 in other locations. 

The leading Virginia undergraduate institutions were:

  • University of Virginia
  • William & Mary
  • Virginia Tech

Other undergraduate institutions with multiple matriculants include:

  • Arizona State University
  • Auburn University
  • Bates College
  • Boston University
  • Case Western Reserve University
  • Clemson University
  • Cornell University
  • Florida State University
  • George Mason University
  • George Washington University
  • James Madison University
  • Old Dominion University
  • Pennsylvania State University
  • The University of Texas at Austin
  • University of California - Berkeley
  • University of Georgia
  • University of Illinois - Urbana Champaign
  • University of North Carolina
  • University of Oklahoma
  • University of South Carolina 
  • University of Southern California
  • Virginia Commonwealth University 
  • Wesleyan University
  • West Virginia University

In addition to Virginia, the Class of 2024  represents the following states with 5 or more students:

California

10

Pennsylvania

7

North Carolina

10

New Jersey

6

Texas

9

New York

6

Washington, D.C.

9

Ohio

6

Massachusetts

7

 

 

Political science, history, English, economics, international relations, and psychology are the predominant majors of the Class of 2024. Many other disciplines are represented and include art history, business, communications, criminal justice, engineering, government, foreign languages, philosophy, and sociology. 

*First-year students enrolled as of August 16, 2021.