photo of the entire Class of 2022.

Entering 3-Yr. J.D. Profile

Introducing our J.D. Class of 2022!

Introducing University at Buffalo School of Law’s J.D. Class of 2022. We look forward to their upcoming contributions to the law school.

Completed Applications Received: 857
Entering Class: 146

Median LSAT: 154
25th-75th percentile: 151 – 157

Median GPA: 3.49
25th-75th percentile: 3.19 – 3.75

Males: 51%
Females: 47%
Gender non-conforming/Other: 2%
Age Range: 20 – 47
Average Age: 25
Age 25+: 29%
Advanced Degrees: 12%
Ethnic Diversity: 21% (includes international, otherwise 19%)

In State Population: 89%
Out of State Population: 11% (includes international)

Countries/States Represented:
Canada (4), China (1), Ghana (1)

Languages spoken:
American Sign Language, Chinese (Cantonese), Chinese (Mandarin), Creole, Farsi, French, Ga, German, Haitian Creole, Hebrew, Hindu, Italian, Japanese, Lebanese, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Spanish, Turkish, Twi, Urdu

County Breakdown:
Bronx (1), Cattaraugus (1), Chautauqua (3), Erie (73), Genesee (4), Kings (2), Livingston (1), Monroe (19), Nassau (2), New York (1), Niagara (4), Oneida (2), Onondaga (1), Ontario (2), Orange (1), Orleans (1), Queens (2), Rensselaer (1), Saratoga (1), St. Lawrence (1), Suffolk (4), Tompkins (1), Wayne (1), Wyoming (1)

Where they have lived, worked, or studied:
Argentina, Austria, Belgium, China, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Egypt, France, Ghana, Greece, Guyana, Hong Kong, Iran, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Mexico, Netherlands, Peru, Puerto Rico, Romania, Russia, Spain, United Kingdom (Great Britain, Ireland, Scotland, Wales)

Members of the Class of 2022 include:

  • ACT/SAT Tutor
  • Adjunct Professor
  • Anti-Money Laundering Analyst
  • Associate Professor
  • Basketball Coach
  • Bilingual Teacher
  • Business Manager
  • Business Owner
  • Care Navigator
  • Claims Specialist
  • Client Relations Analyst
  • Community Outreach Coordinator
  • Content Marketing Associate
  • Cyberspace Operations Commander (New York Air National Guard)
  • Deputy Sheriff for Erie County
  • Electrical Assistant with City of Buffalo Engineering Dept.
  • Fencing Coach
  • Fire Direction Officer (US Army)
  • Freelance Journalist, Writer, Actor
  • Freelance Photographer
  • Funeral Service Assistant
  • Health Law Paralegal
  • High School Teachers (English, Social Studies)
  • Journalist
  • Legally Exempt Enrollment Specialist
  • Lieutenant (US Navy)
  • Make-Up Artist
  • Military Veterans (US Navy, US Army, US Air Force)
  • Minister
  • Paralegal
  • Peace Corps
  • Personal Trainer
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Plant Protection Aide (US Department of Agriculture)
  • Product Line Engineer Manager
  • Real Estate Agent
  • Real Estate Credit Analyst
  • Research Assistant (Bureau of Justice Assistance, US Dept. of Justice)
  • Research Coordinator
  • Snowboard Instructor
  • Sports Editor
  • Supply Chain Manager

Majors

  • Biology
  • Business Administration
  • Community and Human Services
  • Criminal Justice
  • Drama/Theatre Arts
  • Economics
  • Education
  • English
  • Environmental Studies
  • Finance
  • Guidance/Counseling
  • History
  • Healthcare Management
  • Humanities – Other
  • Industrial and Labor Relations
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • International Business
  • International Relations
  • Journalism


  • Law
  • Legal Studies
  • Liberal Arts
  • Literature
  • Marketing
  • Performing Arts
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration
  • Religious Studies
  • Social Sciences – Other
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Urban Studies/Planning
  • Women’s Studies


Colleges represented

  • Allegheny College
  • Baylor University
  • Binghamton University - SUNY
  • Boston College
  • Buffalo State College - SUNY
  • Canisius College
  • Catholic University
  • Cornell University
  • D'Youville College
  • Elmira College
  • Farmingdale State University
  • Geneseo - SUNY
  • Gettysburg College
  • Hilbert College
  • Hobart College
  • Houghton College
  • Ithaca College
  • John Jay College of Criminal Justice - CUNY
  • Keuka College
  • Le Moyne College
  • Louisiana State University - Baton Rouge
  • Loyola University Maryland
  • McMaster University
  • Mercyhurst University
  • Miami University (Oxford)
  • Michigan State University
  • Nazareth College
  • New York University
  • Niagara University
  • Plymouth State University
  • Queens College - CUNY
  • Regent University
  • Rochester Institute of Technology
  • Saint Francis University
  • Salem International University
  • Siena College
  • St. Bonaventure University
  • St. John Fischer College
  • Stony Brook University - SUNY
  • SUNY Cortland
  • SUNY Empire State College
  • SUNY Fredonia
  • SUNY New Paltz
  • SUNY Oswego
  • SUNY Plattsburgh
  • Syracuse University
  • Texas A & M University - College Station
  • The College at Brockport - SUNY
  • Tufts University
  • Tulane University
  • United States Air Force Academy
  • United States Naval Academy
  • University at Albany - SUNY
  • University at Buffalo - SUNY
  • University at Buffalo - SUNY
  • University of Central Florida
  • University of North Carolina - Charlotte
  • University of Pittsburgh
  • University of Puerto Rico - Rio Piedras
  • University of Rochester
  • University of Vermont
  • Utica College
  • Wilfrid Laurier University
  • William Smith College
  • York University

Where they have volunteered

  • Allentown Art Festival
  • American Legion Veterans Association
  • AmeriCorps
  • Amherst Family Group
  • Athens Institute for Education and Research
  • B. Thomas Golisano Hope Lodge
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters
  • Bridges Out of Poverty
  • Buffalo Cares
  • Buffalo in Bloom
  • Buffalo Peace House Director
  • Camp Get-A-Way
  • Camp Sunshine
  • Community Meals
  • Compeer of Greater Buffalo
  • Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA)
  • Courtroom Therapy Project
  • Daisy's Dog House
  • ECBA Volunteer Lawyer's Project
  • Empire Girls State
  • EquiStar Inc.
  • Food Not Bombs
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Haymarket Regional Food Pantry
  • Heart, Love, and Soul Food Pantry
  • Hebrew Benevolent Loan Association
  • Helping Hands Food Pantry
  • Long Island Bulldog Rescue
  • Long Island Progressive Coalition
  • Make a Wish Foundation
  • March of Dimes
  • Mary's Place Refugee Outreach
  • Mathew Foster Foundation
  • Meals on Wheels
  • Monroe Country 4H Youth Development Program
  • Muscular Dystrophy Association
  • New York Cares
  • North Tonawanda Housing Development Corporation
  • Planned Parenthood
  • Pretzels for Parkinsons
  • Priscilla Project at Jericho Road
  • Project START
  • PRY SAFE Teen Clinic
  • Ride for Roswell
  • Ronald McDonald House of Buffalo
  • Ronald McDonald House of Fort Worth
  • Say Yes to Education
  • Somali-Bantu School of Refugee Education in Buffalo
  • Special Olympics
  • St. John's Home
  • Stockings for Soldiers
  • Suneel's Light
  • The Pittsburgh Project
  • United Way Day of Caring
  • Vive La Casa Shelter
  • Vive Shelter – Jericho Road Community Health Center
  • Volunteer Lawyer's Project
  • Westchester Medical Center
  • Westgate Nursing Home
  • Work Readiness Mentor
  • Zonta Club of Buffalo

If you have any further questions about these figures, please contact the Admissions Office.