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Law School Outcomes

Each year, many graduating seniors and Davidson alumni apply to law school. The latest statistics and information on our seniors and alumni that apply to law school show that a majority apply after they graduate and are admitted to more than one school.

Fall 2016 Law School Matriculation Statistics

Number of applicants: 46

  • Alumni: 37 (80.4%)
  • Seniors: 9 (19.6%)

Number accepted to one or more law schools: 37

  • Alumni: 28 (75.7%)
  • Seniors: 9 (24.3%)

Number matriculated into law school: 33

  • Alumni: 25 (75.8%)
  • Seniors: 8 (24.2%)

LSAT

Average highest LSAT score for alumni (1-3 years out): 163.3
Average highest LSAT score for alumni (> 3 years out): 156.3
Average highest LSAT score for seniors: 161.7

GPA

Average GPA for alumni (1-3 years out): 3.40
Average GPA for alumni (> 3 years out): 3.07
Average GPA for seniors: 3.55

Applications

Total number of applications to law schools 353
Total number of applications accepted 142
Average number of applications per applicant 7.67
Average number of admissions per applicant 3.09

Source: Law School Admission Council (LSAC)

Law School Matriculation

Davidson graduates have attended law schools all over the country. From 2011 to 2016, the most popular schools have been the following:

  1. University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill) - 22
  2. Duke University - 10
  3. Emory University - 7
  4. Stanford University - 6
  5. University of South Carolina - 6
  6. University of Virginia - 6
  7. Wake Forest University - 6
  8. Fordham University - 6

View all of the law schools (PDF) Davidson graduates have attended since 2011.