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Meet Students from the Class of 2016

Sarah M. Al-Zoubi (Maryam)

A Q&A with Maryam Al-Zoubi '16. She came to UNC School of Law with aspirations of one day working in the U.S. Attorneys’ Office, focusing on issues of domestic human trafficking.

Danielle E. Bernard

A Q&A with Danielle Bernard '16. She chose UNC School of Law because of its great reputation and the friendly student body.

Jacob G. Oakes

A Q&A with Jacob Oakes '16. He plans to work in North Carolina to promote social justice.

William Piontek (Billy)

A Q&A with Billy Piontek '16. His path to UNC School of Law was a circuitous one -- he came here from Charlotte after working in finance on Wall Street and traveling around the world.

The Class of 2017 Profile

This year’s entering J.D. class includes students from 25 states, the District of Columbia, Australia and Korea. There are seven LL.M. students representing Germany, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Kenya, South Korea and Wales; eight exchange students (2 from England, 1 from France, 3 from Germany, 1 from Hong Kong, 1 from the Netherlands); and approximately 15 research scholars each semester.

  • Median GPA: 3.5
  • GPA 25/75 percentiles: 3.33/3.69
  • Median LSAT: 161
  • LSAT 25/75 percentiles: 157/163
  • 201 students enrolled from 1,513 applicants
  • Median age: 23 (ages range from 20 to 43)
  • Women: 55%, Men: 45%
  • Students of color: 22%
  • 68% North Carolina residents
  • 32% Out-of-state residents

This profile reflects the class as of the beginning of orientation (8/26/14). Official data will be verified by LSAC in late fall 2014.

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