Class of 2021

Entering 3-Yr. J.D. Profile

Introducing our J.D. Class of 2021!

Introducing University at Buffalo School of Law’s J.D. Class of 2021. We look forward to their upcoming contributions to the law school.

Completed Applications Received: 834
Entering Class: 151

Median LSAT: 153
25th-75th percentile: 150 – 156

Median GPA: 3.41
25th-75th percentile: 3.14 – 3.63

Males: 45%
Females: 54%
Gender non-conforming/Other: 1%
Age Range: 20 – 54
Average Age: 25
Age 25+: 32%
Advanced Degrees: 10%
Ethnic Diversity: 26% (includes international, otherwise 23%)

In State Population: 91%

Out of State Population: 9% (includes international)

Countries/States Represented:
Canada (6), Dominica (1), India (1), South Korea (1)

Languages spoken:
American Sign Language, Arabic, Bengali, Farsi, French, German, Gujarati, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latin, Malayalam, Mandarin Chinese, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Urdu

County Breakdown:
Allegany (1), Bronx (2), Cattaraugus (1), Clinton (1), Erie (79), Genesee (4), Kings (4), Lewis (1), Livingston (1), Monroe (19), Nassau (3), New York (2), Niagara (9), Onondaga (1), Ontario (3), Orleans (1), Queens (1), Richmond (1), Rockland (1), Suffolk (4), Tompkins (1), Westchester (1)

Where they have lived, worked, or studied:
Australia, Canada, China, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Dominica, France, Greece, Haiti, India, Iran, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Korea, Mexico, Peru, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Spain, Tanzania, United Kingdom

Members of the Class of 2021 include:

  • Baseball Coach
  • Business Owner (3)
  • Certified Paralegal (2)
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Competitive Equestrian
  • Credited actress (MTV and Nickelodeon)
  • Financial Analyst
  • Former D1 Athletes (4)
  • Founder of T-FEED, an intersectional health justice organization
  • Founder of US Bartenders Guild
  • Founding Member of North Shore Hispanic Civic Association
  • Hockey Coach
  • Jewelry designer
  • MMA Black Belt
  • NFL Quarterback Statistician
  • Notary Public Certified
  • Professional Ballerina
  • US Border Patrol Agent
  • US Military Veterans
  • Volunteer Firefighter
  • Yoga Instructor

Majors

Accounting
African - American Studies
Agriculture
American Studies
Anthropology
Behavioral Neuroscience
Biology, General
Biomedical Engineering
Biomedical Photographic Communications
Business Administration
Business Management
Chemistry, General
Civil Engineering
Communications
Criminal Justice
Economics
Education, General
English
Environmental Sciences
Exercise Science
Finance
Fine and Performing Arts
Foreign Languages
French

Geology/Earth Sciences
Government/Service
History
Industrial and Labor Relations
Intelligence Studies
International Business
International Relations
Latin American Studies
Legal Studies
Liberal Arts
Management Science
Marine Studies
Marketing
Neuroscience
Philosophy
Policy Studies
Political Science
Psychology
Public Health
Social Work
Sociology
Sport and Exercise Science
Urban Studies/Regional Planning
Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies

Colleges represented

Allegheny College
American University
Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
Boston University
Brigham Young University
Brooklyn College - CUNY
California State University - Long Beach
Canisius College
City College - CUNY
Cleveland State University
Cornell University - NY
Dalhousie University
D'youville College
Edinboro University of Pennsylvania
Elmira College NY
Florida Gulf Coast University
Fordham University Fordham College @ Rosehill
Fordham University - Business Administration
Gettysburg College
Herbert H. Lehman College - CUNY
Hilbert College
Hobart College
Hunter College - CUNY

Ithaca College
John Carroll University
John Jay College of Criminal Justice - CUNY
Manipal Academy of Higher Education
Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts
Mercyhurst University
Messiah College
Monroe College
Nazareth College Rochester NY
Niagara University NY
North Park University
Northeastern University
NYU College of Arts & Science
Ohio State University - Columbus
Rochester Institute of Tech NY
Saint Mary's University
San Diego State University
Seton Hill University
St. Bonaventure University
St. John Fisher College
St. Lawrence University

SUNY at Albany
SUNY at Binghamton Center
SUNY at Buffalo Center
SUNY at Fredonia
SUNY at Stony Brook Center
SUNY College at Buffalo (Elmwood)
SUNY College at Geneseo
SUNY College at Oneonta
SUNY College at Oswego
SUNY the College at Brockport
Syracuse University
Union College New York
University of British Columbia
University of Central Florida
University of Delaware
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
University of North Carolina - Asheville
University of Ottawa
University of Pittsburgh
University of Rhode Island
University of Rochester
University of Toronto
University of Western Ontario
Western Governors University
Xavier University
York University

Where they have volunteered

AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps
AmeriCorps VISTA
Angel Tree
BakerRipley
Buffalo City Hall
Buffalo City Mission
Buffalo Research Institute on Addictions
Chances and Changes Domestic Violence Center
CURE Childhood Cancer
Daily Caller News Foundation
Disability Rights Ohio
Empire Justice Center
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Erie County Department of Social Services
Families of FANA
Family Justice Center
Fiver Children's Foundation
Girls Education Collaborative
Girls on the Run

Habitat for Humanity
Home Away from Home Respite Center
Jewish Community Center
Journey's End Refugee Services, Inc.
LawHelpNY
Legal Aid Society
Legal Assistance of Western New York, Inc.
Lutheran Social Services of New York
Mary's Place Refugee Outreach Center
Meals on Wheels
Lt. Col. Matt Urban Human Services Center of WNY
Muscular Dystrophy Association
National Multiple Sclerosis Society
New York Public Interest Research Group

Parkside Community Association of Buffalo, Inc.
Parkside Progress, Inc.
Paroska Group, The
SABAH Inc.
Seven Chances, Inc.
Showing Up for Racial Justice
Southwest Florida Regional Juvenile Detention Center
Special Olympics
Street Outreach Program
Textbooks for Change
Toys for Tots
US Dept. of Veterans Affairs
Women's Center at John Jay College of Criminal Justice
YWCA of Rochester

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