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Entering 3-Yr. J.D. Profile

Introducing our J.D. Class of 2023!

Introducing University at Buffalo School of Law’s J.D. Class of 2023. We look forward to their upcoming contributions to the law school.

These figures are accurate as of October 5, 2020.

Completed Applications Received: 907
Entering Class: 161

Median LSAT: 155
25th-75th percentile: 152 – 158

Median GPA: 3.52
25th-75th percentile: 3.25 – 3.75

Median GRE Verbal: 156
25th-75th percentile:  153 - 158

Median GRE Quantitative Reasoning: 154
25th-75th percentile:  150 - 156

Median GRE Analytical Writing:  4.0
25th-75th percentile:  4.0 – 4.5

Females: 56%
Males
: 43%
Gender non-conforming/Other: 1%

Age Range: 19 – 56
Average Age: 25
Age 25+: 33%

Advanced Degrees: 12%
Ethnic Diversity: 19% (includes international, otherwise 18%)

In State Population: 93%
Out of State Population: 7% (includes international)

Countries/States Represented:
California, Canada, China, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Korea, Texas, Vermont

Languages spoken:
Arabic, Dari, Bengali, Chinese (Cantonese), Chinese (Mandarin), Farsi, French, French (Quebecois), Georgian, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindu, Italian, Japanese, Kirundi, Kinyarwanda, Korean, Latin, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Swahili, Tagalog, Tajik, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu, Yiddish

County Breakdown:
Albany (1), Allegany (1), Broome (2), Chautauqua (2), Chemung (1), Dutchess (2) Erie (88), Genesee (2), Jefferson (1), Livingston (3), Monroe (24), New York (3), Niagara (5), Onondaga (3), Orange (1), Orleans (2), Otsego (1), Queens (2), Rensselaer (2), Schenectady (1), Suffolk (1), Tioga (1), Wyoming (1)

Where they have lived, worked, or studied:
Argentina, Australia, the Balkans, the Baltics, Bangladesh, Brazil, Canada, China, Cuba, England, France, Georgia, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kenya, Mexico, Philippines, Rwanda, South Korea, Spain, Tanzania, Turkey

Members of the Class of 2023 include:

  • Abstract Recording Coordinator
  • Account Executive
  • Account Manager
  • AmeriCorps ABLE Program Teacher
  • AmeriCorps Conservation Corps Member
  • AmeriCorps Refugee Assistant
  • Anti-Money Laundering Specialist
  • Assistant Professor of Biology
  • Assistant Resident Director
  • Assistant to NFL Agent
  • Banquet Captain
  • Boat Steward
  • Broadcast Producer
  • Business Developer
  • Business Manager
  • Campaign Manager
  • Canvasser
  • Career Transition Specialist
  • Certified Nurse Aide
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Communications Manager
  • Concert Promoter
  • Copy Editor
  • Corps de Ballet Member (Pennsylvania Ballet)
  • Cryptologic Intelligence Warfare Specialist, U.S. Army
  • Customer Service Manager
  • Customs Brokerage Service Agent
  • Data Visualization Analyst
  • Director of Marketing
  • Director of Policy
  • Director of Program Quality for Information Technology
  • Disclosure Specialist
  • Docent
  • Document/Eligibility Analyst
  • Emergency Management Specialist, U.S. Air Force
  • EMT
  • English Language Teacher (France)
  • English Language Teacher (Japan)
  • English Language Teacher (Spain)
  • Enrollment Counselor
  • Environmental Scientist
  • Field Researcher
  • Filing Clerk
  • Financial Crime Investigator
  • Fitness Instructor
  • Flight Lead, Vermont Air National Guard
  • Forensic Laboratory Assistant
  • Freelance Photographer
  • Gallery Attendant
  • Golf Course Groundskeeper
  • Graphic Designer
  • Horse Trainer
  • Human Resources Director
  • Interior Cleaning Services Owner
  • Investment Analyst
  • Investment Banker
  • Journalist
  • Keyholder for Souvenir City Canada
  • Lacrosse Coach
  • Legal Assistant
  • Legal Document Analyst
  • Legislative Assistant
  • Life Skills Coach
  • Lining Specialist
  • Litigation Support Specialist
  • Manufacturing Technician
  • Marketing Consultant
  • Mediator
  • Medical Receptionist
  • Medicare Sales Administrative Assistant
  • Mortgage Processor
  • Music Teacher
  • Nanny
  • Nature Director
  • Paralegal Specialist, NYS Army National Guard (Veteran)
  • Orchestra Director
  • Paralegal
  • Patient Services Coordinator
  • Phlebotomist
  • Police Officer
  • Program Administrator
  • Public Relations Consultant
  • Radio Host
  • Radiology Assistant
  • Rare Books Library Assistant
  • Real Estate Agent
  • Recruitment Chair
  • Senior Research Aide
  • Ski Coach
  • Small Business Owner
  • Social Activist
  • Social Worker
  • Staffing Director
  • Sustainability Coordinator
  • Teach for America Teacher
  • Grade School Teacher
  • University Football Coach
  • University Mathematics Lecturer
  • Paralegal, U.S. Air Force (Veteran & Reservist)
  • Paratrooper, U.S. Army (Veteran)
  • U.S. Army Reservist (Active)
  • Operations Specialist, U.S. Coast Guard
  • U.S. Postal Service Package Handler
  • Writing Tutor
  • Youth Advocate

Majors

  • Accounting
  • Anthropology
  • Asian Studies
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology
  • Business Administration
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Classics
  • Communications
  • Criminal Justice
  • East Asian Language & Literature
  • Economics
  • English
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Environmental Studies
  • Finance
  • Gerontology
  • History
  • Human Ecology
  • Industrial and Labor Relations
  • International Business
  • International Relations
  • International Studies
  • Japanese Language
  • Journalism
  • Kinesiology
  • Legal Studies
  • Marketing
  • Mathematics
  • Museum Studies
  • Music
  • Neuroscience
  • Nursing
  • Performing Arts
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education
  • Policy Studies
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Religious Studies
  • Social Sciences
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Theatre Studies

Colleges represented

  • Binghamton University - SUNY
  • Boston College
  • Boston University
  • Buffalo State College - SUNY
  • Campbell University
  • Canisius College
  • Colgate University
  • Colorado Technical University
  • Cornell University
  • Daemen College
  • Edinboro University of Pennsylvania
  • Elon University
  • Florida State University
  • Fordham University
  • Geneseo - SUNY
  • George Washington University
  • Grove City College
  • Hilbert College
  • Hobart College
  • Hofstra University
  • Houghton College
  • John Carroll University
  • Kaplan University
  • Kent State University
  • Kenyon College
  • Le Moyne College
  • McGill University
  • McMaster University
  • Miami University (Oxford)
  • Middlebury College
  • Niagara University
  • North China University of Technology
  • Ohio State University
  • Princeton University
  • Providence College
  • Queens College - CUNY
  • Roanoke College
  • Roberts Wesleyan College
  • Rochester Institute of Technology
  • Saint Mary's College
  • San Diego State University
  • St. Bonaventure University
  • St. John Fisher College
  • Stony Brook University - SUNY
  • SUNY Brockport
  • SUNY Cortland
  • SUNY Oswego
  • Syracuse University
  • Temple University
  • Trinity University
  • University at Albany - SUNY
  • University at Buffalo - SUNY
  • University of Dayton
  • University of Hartford
  • University of Maine
  • University of Maryland - College Park
  • University of Michigan
  • University of New Mexico
  • University of Pittsburgh
  • University of Rochester
  • University of Vermont
  • Utica College
  • Washington & Jefferson College
  • Wellesley College
  • Wheaton College
  • Wilkes University
  • Yonsei University

Where they have volunteered

  • 500 Women Scientists, Buffalo Chapter
  • Albion Merchants Association
  • Alzheimer's Association of WNY
  • American Red Cross
  • Amnesty International
  • Atlanta Music Project
  • Brockport Food Shelf
  • Buffalo Marathon
  • Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper
  • Center for Women’s Intercultural Leadership
  • Clean Air Coalition of WNY
  • CNY Fair Housing
  • Computers for Children (Buffalo, NY)
  • English Language Institute (UB)
  • Fantastic Friends of WNY
  • Feed WNY
  • Fleet Feet (Buffalo, NY)
  • Food Forward (Los Angeles)
  • Foodlink (Rochester, NY)
  • Friends of Farmworkers (Ithaca, NY)
  • Friends of Night People (Buffalo)
  • Garbage Guy Gord Initiative (Niagara Falls, ON)
  • Girls on the Run
  • Goodwill of WNY
  • Grand Island Farms Inc.
  • Grassroots Gardens of Buffalo
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Heads Up Program
  • HEART Animal Rescue and Adoption Team Inc. (Hamburg, NY)
  • Ibero-American Action League
  • It's From The Sole (NY, NY)
  • Journey’s End Refugee Services (Buffalo, NY)
  • Juniper Glen Alzheimer's Special Care Center
  • Ken-Ton Elites Special Olympics
  • Lancaster Nursing Home
  • Legal Aid Bureau of Buffalo
  • Legal Assistance of Western New York
  • Legal Services of CNY
  • Living Light Theatre
  • March of Dimes
  • National Endowment for the Humanities
  • National Federation of the Blind
  • New York Civil Liberties Union
  • Peace Corps Georgia
  • Peace Corps Rwanda
  • Pennsylvania Ballet
  • Relay For Life
  • Ronald McDonald House
  • SABAH Inc.
  • Scott Spino Literacy Foundation
  • Sea Scouts BSA (NY, NY)
  • Sent By Ravens Food Pantry INC.
  • South Bend Civic Theater
  • Special Olympics
  • Stitch Buffalo
  • Student Veterans of America
  • Super Heroes in Ripped Jeans Animal Shelter (Oneonta, NY)
  • Unite For Sight (UFS)
  • V.A. Hospital
  • Vera House Domestic Abuse and Sexual Assault Crisis Resource Center (Syracuse, NY)
  • Victim/Witness Assistance Bureau (Erie County, NY)
  • West End Center (Roanoke, VA)
  • WNY Paralegal Association
  • World Deaf Ice Hockey Championship
  • Young Americans for Liberty

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