Class of 2022

The members of the Class of 2022 arrived at the Law School on August 19, 2019, hailing from 42 states, the District of Columbia, and six 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: 164/159)*
  • Median undergraduate GPA: 3.76 (75th/25th: 3.89/3.46)*
  • Class Size: 240
  • Average age: 24
  • Age range: 20 to 39
  • 17% minority identifying students
  • 55% full-time work experience
  • Total applicants: 3,302

The Class of 2022 attended 158 different undergraduate institutions, 17 in Virginia and 141 in other locations. Sixteen members of the class have earned advanced degrees.

The leading Virginia undergraduate institutions were:

  • George Mason University
  • University of Virginia
  • William & Mary

Other undergraduate institutions with multiple matriculants include:

  • Baylor University
  • Boston College
  • Brigham Young University
  • Brown University
  • Colorado State University
  • Davidson College
  • Florida State University 
  • George Washington University
  • Gettysburg College
  • James Madison University
  • Miami University - Oxford
  • Pennsylvania State University
  • The University of Texas, Austin
  • United States Coast Guard Academy
  • University of California, Los Angeles
  • University of Maryland
  • University of North Carolina
  • Virginia Tech
  • Yale University 

Political science, history, English, economics, and philosophy are the predominant majors of the Class of 2022. Many other disciplines are represented and include accounting, biochemistry, biology, the classics, German, mechanical engineering, and music. Sixteen members of the class have 17 graduate degrees, including an M.A. in political science from the University of Chicago, an M.S. in chemistry from the University of Pennsylvania, an M.P.P. from the University of Virginia, and an M.S. in animal welfare science, ethics and law from the University of Glasgow.


*First-year students enrolled as of August 19, 2019.