C/O 2015 Medians and Class Sizes

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Re: C/O 2015 Medians and Class Sizes

Postby KevinP » Mon Aug 27, 2012 7:43 pm

02889 wrote:When do schools and/or the ABA publish this data officially? Is it generally some time in the next month or two that schools update their admissions pages with Class of '15 info?

We basically have to rely on schools to publish this information on their websites for the next few months. Otherwise we have to wait for the U.S. News magazine to release that info in April. LSAC ABA Guide didn't even release it until July.... so the complete data for the C/O 2014 was only available since last month.

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Re: C/O 2015 Medians and Class Sizes

Postby KevinP » Mon Aug 27, 2012 7:50 pm

nkp007 wrote:The data isare the data...but none of this makes any damn sense if you know what I mean.

FTFY. And I definitely know what you mean.

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Re: C/O 2015 Medians and Class Sizes

Postby zman » Mon Aug 27, 2012 8:59 pm

KevinP wrote:Thread merged to: viewtopic.php?f=1&t=190807

With orientation approaching, I figured I would start a thread to keep track of the new medians/class sizes. This cycle has had a huge decline in applicants, and I'm sure that many people are interested in seeing the full effects of the decline.

Medians are occasionally announced during orientation; I would be grateful if TLSers who attended orientation at various schools provide us with medians. I will use orientation dates as placeholders until the median/class size data are released.

Any suggestions are always welcome. Please correct me if any of my information is incorrect.

Format:
School Name (U.S. News Rank): LSAT Median (change), GPA Median (change), Class Size (change)
Berkeley (#7): 167 (0), 3.81 (+.02), 265 (+11, +4.15%)
Virginia (#7): 170 (0), 3.87 (+.01), 358 (+1, +0.28%)
Vandy (#16): 169 (0), 3.7 (-.03), 173 (-20 , -10.4%)
USC (#18): 167 (0), 3.69 (0), 188 (-11 , -5.53%)
Notre Dame (#22): 166 (0), 3.66 (+.02), 178 (-5, -2.73%)
Indiana--Bloomington (#26): 164 (-2), 3.8 (+.05), 202 (-38, -15.83%)
Alabama (#29): 165 (0), 3.83 (0) *Not certain of these numbers.
UC Davis (#29): 163 (-1), 3.6 (-.03), 191 (-1, -0.52%)
University of Georgia (#34): 164 (-1), 3.67 (+.08), 189 (-36, -16%)
George Mason (#39): 163 (-1), 3.7 (-.02), 147 (-39, -20.98%)
Nebraska (#89): 158 (+1), 3.64 (+.13), 136 (+8, +6.25%)
Gonzaga (#113): 155 (0), 3.27 (-.06), "The 2012 incoming 1L class is smaller than the 2011 incoming class."

Orientation Dates:
Yale: August 27th
Harvard: August 30th
Stanford: August 30th???
Columbia: August 16th
Chicago: September 17th
NYU: August 22nd
Penn: August 29th
Michigan: August 27th
Duke: August 13th
Northwestern: August 27th
GULC: August 27th
Cornell: August 20th
UCLA: August 13th
Texas: August 27th
Minnesota: August 28th
George Washington: August 13th
University of Washington: September 13th
WUSTL: August 20th
Emory: ???
W&L: August 22nd



http://www.law.berkeley.edu/37.htm

167 LSAT 3.69 - 3.81 - 3.91 Amazing class as you would expect.


http://weblaw.usc.edu/news/article.cfm?newsID=3901

according to the USC website their median is 3.73, you have the right LSAT score and the size of class.

"and 12 percent identified as lesbian, gay, or bisexual." maybe going a little too far with the whole diversity thing...

I couldn't find UCLA and Stanford or UC irvine.

I'm curios about Irvine, now that they aren't offering great scholarship deals. I think their stats will come down quite a bit.

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Re: C/O 2015 Medians and Class Sizes

Postby smaug_ » Mon Aug 27, 2012 9:28 pm

KevinP wrote:
nkp007 wrote:The data isare the data...but none of this makes any damn sense if you know what I mean.

FTFY. And I definitely know what you mean.


Data is a mass noun for most uses. You can understand that you should say "datum" for yhe singular without always treating data as a plural noun.

HTH

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Re: C/O 2015 Medians and Class Sizes

Postby KevinP » Mon Aug 27, 2012 9:35 pm

hibiki wrote:Data is a mass noun for most uses. You can understand that you should say "datum" for yhe singular without always treating data as a plural noun.

HTH

Glad to see the level of douche-bagginess hasn't gone down at CLS since I left.

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Re: C/O 2015 Medians and Class Sizes

Postby smaug_ » Mon Aug 27, 2012 9:39 pm

KevinP wrote:
hibiki wrote:Data is a mass noun for most uses. You can understand that you should say "datum" for yhe singular without always treating data as a plural noun.

HTH

Glad to see the level of douche-bagginess hasn't gone down at CLS since I left.


Glad to see that someone who makes a pretentious "Imma correct the usage of other posters" post can bolster his claims with an ad hominem to really make sure his point really rings true. :roll:
(pot kettle black much?)

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Re: C/O 2015 Medians and Class Sizes

Postby KevinP » Mon Aug 27, 2012 9:40 pm

zman wrote:
http://www.law.berkeley.edu/37.htm

167 LSAT 3.69 - 3.81 - 3.91 Amazing class as you would expect.


http://weblaw.usc.edu/news/article.cfm?newsID=3901

according to the USC website their median is 3.73, you have the right LSAT score and the size of class.

"and 12 percent identified as lesbian, gay, or bisexual." maybe going a little too far with the whole diversity thing...

I couldn't find UCLA and Stanford or UC irvine.

I'm curios about Irvine, now that they aren't offering great scholarship deals. I think their stats will come down quite a bit.

Already had Berkeley, but thanks for the USC fix.

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Re: C/O 2015 Medians and Class Sizes

Postby KevinP » Mon Aug 27, 2012 9:41 pm

hibiki wrote:
KevinP wrote:
hibiki wrote:Data is a mass noun for most uses. You can understand that you should say "datum" for yhe singular without always treating data as a plural noun.

HTH

Glad to see the level of douche-bagginess hasn't gone down at CLS since I left.


Glad to see that someone who makes a pretentious "Imma correct the usage of other posters" post can bolster his claims with an ad hominem to really make sure his point really rings true. :roll:
(pot kettle black much?)

I know nkp007 from other threads. I don't know who the fuck you are.

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Re: C/O 2015 Medians and Class Sizes

Postby 99.9luft » Tue Aug 28, 2012 2:58 am

KevinP wrote:
hibiki wrote:Data is a mass noun for most uses. You can understand that you should say "datum" for yhe singular without always treating data as a plural noun.

HTH

Glad to see the level of douche-bagginess hasn't gone down at CLS since I left.


aside from CLS, of all TLS-ers if anyone would know the difference between "data" and "datum," it would be KP. This is hilarious!

Only a scrotum-licking wanker would use the word "datum"

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Re: C/O 2015 Medians and Class Sizes

Postby KevinP » Tue Aug 28, 2012 3:15 am

99.9luft wrote:aside from CLS, of all TLS-ers if anyone would know the difference between "data" and "datum," it would be KP. This is hilarious!

Only a scrotum-licking wanker would use the word "datum"

The datums do not support your assertion.

Also, list of TLS users you just called scrotum-licking wankers:
https://encrypted.google.com/search?q=s ... =firefox-a

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Re: C/O 2015 Medians and Class Sizes

Postby justonemoregame » Tue Aug 28, 2012 9:07 am

any news on Michigan /Georgetown? :)

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Re: C/O 2015 Medians and Class Sizes

Postby geary86 » Tue Aug 28, 2012 10:04 am

Cornell (#14): 167 (-1), 3.68 (+.05), no info on entering class size

Data taken from: http://www.lawschool.cornell.edu/admiss ... plying.cfm

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Re: C/O 2015 Medians and Class Sizes

Postby justonemoregame » Tue Aug 28, 2012 10:08 am

geary86 wrote:Cornell (#14): 167 (-1), 3.68 (+.05), no info on entering class size

Data taken from: http://www.lawschool.cornell.edu/admiss ... plying.cfm


Interesting

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Re: C/O 2015 Medians and Class Sizes

Postby North » Tue Aug 28, 2012 11:58 am

justonemoregame wrote:
geary86 wrote:Cornell (#14): 167 (-1), 3.68 (+.05), no info on entering class size

Data taken from: http://www.lawschool.cornell.edu/admiss ... plying.cfm


Interesting

Awesome -- I wonder if a 168 will do the trick for splitters. I'd love to know if the 75th fell as well.

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Re: C/O 2015 Medians and Class Sizes

Postby justonemoregame » Tue Aug 28, 2012 1:10 pm

North wrote:
justonemoregame wrote:
geary86 wrote:Cornell (#14): 167 (-1), 3.68 (+.05), no info on entering class size

Data taken from: http://www.lawschool.cornell.edu/admiss ... plying.cfm


Interesting

Awesome -- I wonder if a 168 will do the trick for splitters. I'd love to know if the 75th fell as well.



I seem to remember reading that Cornell is not very splittler-friendly. They rejected me with >75th LSAT and gpa slightly below median / anecdote

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Re: C/O 2015 Medians and Class Sizes

Postby KevinP » Tue Aug 28, 2012 1:29 pm

Added Cornell.

Real question is, what will the medians be for the newest law school--Concordia:
http://www.law.com/jsp/nlj/PubArticleNL ... 0728131826

"University officials began contemplating opening a law school in Boise, which is about a seven-hour drive from Portland, in 2007. They pointed to an unmet demand for legal education in the city — the closest full-service law school was the University of Idaho College of Law in Moscow, about 300 miles away."

"Annual tuition is $28,500 — well below the average $39,184 for private law schools, according to the ABA."

ETA:
Also I noticed that the GPA for Cornell in the ABA Guide and the GPA they post on their website is typically off by .03 points. So not sure if the 3.68 could in fact be a 3.65 or 3.66.

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Re: C/O 2015 Medians and Class Sizes

Postby justonemoregame » Tue Aug 28, 2012 1:34 pm

anyone have Northwestern?

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Re: C/O 2015 Medians and Class Sizes

Postby Yardbird » Tue Aug 28, 2012 2:06 pm

Medians aren't out, but Yale's class size is at 203 for the c/o 2015:

http://www.law.yale.edu/news/15973.htm

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Re: C/O 2015 Medians and Class Sizes

Postby minnbills » Tue Aug 28, 2012 8:42 pm

justonemoregame wrote:
North wrote:
justonemoregame wrote:
geary86 wrote:Cornell (#14): 167 (-1), 3.68 (+.05), no info on entering class size

Data taken from: http://www.lawschool.cornell.edu/admiss ... plying.cfm


Interesting

Awesome -- I wonder if a 168 will do the trick for splitters. I'd love to know if the 75th fell as well.



I seem to remember reading that Cornell is not very splittler-friendly. They rejected me with >75th LSAT and gpa slightly below median / anecdote


+

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Re: C/O 2015 Medians and Class Sizes

Postby pwyoung » Tue Aug 28, 2012 8:45 pm

Gah, screw these rising GPA medians.

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Re: C/O 2015 Medians and Class Sizes

Postby Lavitz » Wed Aug 29, 2012 12:54 am

pwyoung wrote:Gah, screw these rising GPA medians.


lol, this.

First LSAC slashes my UG GPA, then all the schools raise their GPA medians. Fortunately haven't fallen below any more medians this cycle -- so far.

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Re: C/O 2015 Medians and Class Sizes

Postby mcs268 » Wed Aug 29, 2012 5:38 pm

So much for schools taking a hit on GPA to maintain LSAT :(

Splitter but I'm still holding up hope...

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Re: C/O 2015 Medians and Class Sizes

Postby geary86 » Thu Aug 30, 2012 9:42 pm

North wrote:
justonemoregame wrote:
geary86 wrote:Cornell (#14): 167 (-1), 3.68 (+.05), no info on entering class size

Data taken from: http://www.lawschool.cornell.edu/admiss ... plying.cfm


Interesting

Awesome -- I wonder if a 168 will do the trick for splitters. I'd love to know if the 75th fell as well.


More data for Cornell~
No. of Applicants: 4,054 (basically back to the pre-2009 level)
LSAT: 166-167-169
GPA: 3.54-3.68-3.77

Except for the LSAT median, not much has changed...

http://www.lawschool.cornell.edu/admiss ... _JUMP_2304
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Re: C/O 2015 Medians and Class Sizes

Postby minnbills » Thu Aug 30, 2012 11:36 pm

UMN medians:

167, 3.8 (according to Dean's speech)

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Re: C/O 2015 Medians and Class Sizes

Postby SPerez » Fri Aug 31, 2012 9:53 am

Our info is going out in our monthly newsletter soon, but since I told all the 1Ls at Orientation and our new print materials arrived yesterday I figured I could post them now.

Texas Tech: 156 (+1), 3.48 (-0.01), 232 (-4, -1.69%)

Our 25th/75th's are 152/158 (no change) and 3.26/3.68 (+.01/+.02).

This is as of the first day of classes (Aug. 20th), and therein lies the caveat to every law school's numbers right now. Because of the new "certification" program LSAC is offering this year, the official statistics that will be used for the ABA Report, the LSAC Official Guide, and (presumably) USNWR rankings will be reported as of Oct. 5. In past years the entering class was reported based on who "matriculated", i.e. who was there the first day of class.

What this means is that when the official numbers actually come out (I've heard the ABA/LSAC are going to make a special effort to get at least some stats out sooner than the rest of the guide, but I can't confirm that) they will likely be at least a little different for every law school due to people withdrawing during the first semester. If a school happens to have made a median by only a few people, it's very possible the numbers that are recorded for posterity could be lower depending on who withdraws from the class (e.g. students above or below median).

If that raises more questions for people, I'd be happy to answer what I can.

Dean Perez

EDIT: Fix typo
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