Duke Law attracts students from around the world who are incredibly smart, insatiably curious, and committed to excellence.
Through a wide variety of student organizations, eight journals, and a full slate of student-planned conferences and events, Duke Law students contribute to an academic environment that values creativity, encourages collaboration, and stresses professional development.
The students making up the JD 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, regulatory 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%