Introducing the Class of 2017
*These statistics are intended only as a guide.
Numbers arguably don’t lie, but they do fail to capture the extraordinary breadth of interests and experiences evident in our student body.
In fact, the best way to fully appreciate Penn Law is to visit.
The Law School hosts information sessions for prospective students throughout the fall and spring semesters. Please check here for information session dates and times. You may also pick up a self-guided tour packet any weekday.
This profile reflects the class as of the beginning of Orientation on August 29, 2014. Final data will be certified by the Law School Admissions Council in late Fall 2014.
75th%/25th% = 170/164
75th%/25th% = 3.95/3.52
|Students of Color||35%|
Out of College one or more years
Geographic & School Distribution
Members of the Class of 2017 come from 36 states, the District of Columbia, and across the globe (including Canada, China, India, Malaysia, and South Korea), and 129 colleges and universities. Overall, the JD student body comes from 216 colleges and universities. See the list of schools.
Beyond the numbers
The Class of 2017 is filled with incredibly accomplished, talented, and dedicated students. To give you a sense of the true diversity of this remarkable class, here is a random collection of different student lives.