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  • Penn State Law is home to scholars, researchers, and lawyers from more than 40 countries.
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First-Year Class Profile

Profile of First-Year Class:
Total Number of Applicants
1,885
Total Number of Matriculants
132
LSAT Credentials:
75th Percentile
160
Median
158
25th Percentile 154
GPA CREDENTIALS:
75th Percentile
3.78
Median
3.58
25th Percentile 3.28
Gender:
Men
79
Women
53
Age:
Average
24
Range
21 — 55
Minority Percentage:
15.9%  (21.29% including International J.D. Students)
Number of Colleges/Universities Represented:
119
Number of Undergraduate Majors:
25
Geographic Distribution: 23 states plus District of Columbia, the U.S. Virgin Islands and four foreign countries.

States: California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Texas, Utah, Virginia, and West Virginia.

Foreign Countries and Territories: Canada, China, Czech Republic, Hong Kong, and Saudi Arabia.

Undergraduate Universities/Colleges Represented in Class of 2015:
Allegheny College
Arizona State University
Arkansas State University
Baylor University
Brigham Young University
Brigham Young University — Idaho
Bryant University
Calif. Polytechnic St. Univ. — San Luis
     Obispo
Cedar Crest College
Central Washington University
Central Penn College
China University of Political Science 
     and Law*
Clemson University
Colgate University
College of William and Mary
Colorado State University
Connecticut College
Davidson College
Dickinson College
Drexel University
East China University of Political
     Science and Law*
Elmhurst College
Emory University
Florida State University
Franklin and Marshall College
George Mason University
George Washington University
Gettysburg College
Goucher College
Grove City College
Gwynedd Mercy College
Hampshire College
Hampton University
Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Indiana University — Bloomington
James Madison University
Kennesaw State University
Lebanon Valley College
Lehigh University
Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania
Louisiana State University — Baton Rouge
Loyola University Maryland
Lycoming College
Mansfield University of Pennsylvania
Marywood University
Mercer University — Macon
Messiah College
Miami University Oxford
Michigan State University
Millersville University of Pennsylvania
Misericordia University
Moravian College
Nanjing University*
Norfolk State University
Northeastern University
Norwich University
Ohio State University — Columbus
Pennsylvania College of Technology
Pennsylvania State University — Berks
Pennsylvania State University — Capitol

Pennsylvania State University — University
     Park
Pepperdine University — Malibu
Philadelphia University
Portland State University
Queen's University*
Royal Holloway University of London*
Rutgers The State University — Newark
Rutgers Univ. School of Arts & Sciences
Saint Edwards University
Saint Leo University
Shepherd College
Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania
Siena College — New York
Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania
Sonoma State University
Southeast Missouri State University
Southern Methodist University
Spring Hill College
Suffolk University
SUNY at Binghamton Center
SUNY at Stony Brook Center
SUNY College at Oneonta
Susquehanna University
Syracuse University
Temple University
Texas A & M University — College Station
The Chinese Unversity of Hong Kong*
The College of Law of England and Wales*
The College of New Jersey
United States Air Force Academy
University of Alabama
University of California — Davis
University of California — Los Angeles
University of California — San Diego
University of Central Florida
University of Hartford
University of Houston
University of Iowa
University of Kansas
University of Louisiana at Lafayette
University of Mary Washington
University of Maryland — College Park
University of Michigan — Ann Arbor
University of New Hampshire
University of North Carolina — Chapel Hill
University of Oregon
University of Pittsburgh
University of Redlands
University of Richmond
University of Scranton
University of Texas — San Antonio
University of Vermont
University of Virginia
Utah State University
Utah Valley State College
Virginia Commonwealth Univ. Academic
     Division
Virginia Polytechnic Inst. & State University
Washington College
Waynesburg College
Wilson College
York University


*outside of U.S.