Class of 2022 Profile

The students making up the class of 2022 come from 36 different U.S. states and from four other countries. They represent 112 different undergraduate institutions, and a number have graduate degrees including PhDs in archaeology, molecular medicine, and physics; Masters degrees in urban planning, civil engineering, electrical engineering, regulaory science, African history, bioethics & science policy, philosophy, and political science; Masters of Education; and Masters in Public Administration. Their backgrounds include science, teaching, education, entertainment, the arts, politics, public policy, government, business, technology, sports, and non-profit sector work.


  • Median GPA: 3.78
  • GPA 25/75 percentiles: 3.65/3.87
  • Median LSAT: 169
  • LSAT 25/75 percentiles: 167/170
  • 220 students enrolled from 5,125 applicants
  • Average age: 24 (ages range from 21 to 35)
  • Women: 59%, Men: 41%
  • Total Students of Color: 38%

Geographic Distribution

  • Northeast: 25%
  • Mid-Atlantic: 20%
  • West: 20%
  • South: 18%
  • Midwest:10%
  • Foreign: 9%

Class profile as of August 20, 2019. Final data will be submitted to the ABA in October.

Employment Data

Duke Law graduates are in high demand because they are known as leaders, clear thinkers, and excellent writers who are ready to serve as effective advocates from day one. Several hundred employers from around the country come to Duke each year to recruit our students, and our Career and Professional Development Center provides a vast array of resources and programs designed to help you find the best job for you, no matter what location or field you choose.

Employment Data