Compiled from data collected on August 28th,2019; August 16th 2018; August 21st 2017; August 18th 2016 ; August 26th 2015

The 1L class profile statistics are for entering students, unless otherwise indicated.

The Admissions data is derived from candidate application forms.

The personal data is derived from both candidate application forms and an optional internal survey (self-declared responses, response rate: 100% for 2016-20 data and 94% for 2015-16 data).

Percentage data may not total 100% due to rounding.

ADMISSIONS DATA 

2019-20
2018-19
2017-18
2016-17 
2015-2016
Enrolment
210
213
208
206
210
Class size
   
 
 
 
2019-20
2018-19
2017-18
2016-17 
2015-16
Applications Received - all candidates
2,186
2,388
2,199
2,109
2,040
Total applications
89%
88%
87%
89%
89%
General
9%
10%
11%
9%
9%
Mature (have 5 or more years of non-academic work experience)
1%
2%
2%
2%
2%
Indigenous/Aboriginal
   
 
 
 
2019-20
2018-19
2017-18
2016-17 
2015-16
Admission Standards
166
166
166 
167
166
LSAT median (93rd | 93rd | 94th | 93rd percentile)
3.83 on the OLSAS 4.0 scale
3.87 on the OLSAS 4.0 scale
3.81 on the OLSAS 4.0 scale
86.9%
86.1%
GPA median, on best three full-time years of undergraduate study
   
 
 
 
2019-20
2018-19
2017-18
2016-17 
2015-16
Educational Background
65%
64%
59%
65%
64%
Graduated from an Ontario university
35%
36%
41%
35%
36%
Graduated from a non-Ontario university
19%
21%
19%
21%
18%
Students with graduate-level education
   
 
 
 
2019-20
2018-19
2017-18
 2016-17
2015-16
Undergraduate Programs of Study
20%20%16%21%24%Political Science/International Studies
19%20%18%16%17%Business/Economics
17%14%13%17%22%Engineering/Math/Science
14%17%15%19%15%Classics/History/Philosophy/Religion
13%
16%
19%
14%
4%
Criminology/Gender Studies/Psychology/Social Sciences
9%
8%
8%
8%
10%
English/Linguistics/Communications
6%
3%
4%
3%
2%
Interdisciplinary/Other
2%
2%
7%
2%
6%
Visual & Performing Arts
   
 
 
 

PERSON PROFILES (self-declared)

2019-20  2018-19
2017-18
 2016-17
2015-16
First in family to attend a post-secondary institution (college/university)
90%
92%
91%
93%
91%
No
10%7%
9%
6%
8%
Yes
<1%<1%
<1%
1%
2%
Prefer not to answer/no response
   
 
 
 
 2019-20
2018-19
2017-18
 2016-17
2015-16
First in family to attend law school

 83%

80%
84%
80%
77%
Yes
17%20%
16%
19%
23%
No
<1%<1%
0%
1%
0%
Prefer not to answer/no response
   
 
 
 
2019-20 2018-19
2017-18
 2016-17
2015-16
Identity
58%
57%
53%
45%
48%
Female
41%
42%
46%
54%
52%
Male
0%
0%
<1%
0%
0%
Another gender
1%
1%
<1%
1%
0%
Prefer not to answer/no response
   
 
 
 
14%9%
14%
11%
9%
LGBTTQ2S (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transsexual, transgender, queer, two-spirited)
79%83%
80%
83%
86%
Other
7%8%
6%
6% 
6%
Prefer not to answer/no response
   
 
 
 
 35%35%33%not askednot askedSelf identify as visible minorities/persons of colour
60%61%63%not askednot askedDo not self identify as visible minorities/persons of colour
5%4%4%not askednot askedPrefer not to answer/no response
  22%  
 
 
Canada buttonCanadian population self-identified as visible minorities (source: Statistics Canada 2016 census)
      
 53%52%
57%
62%
65%
White
30%30%
25%
21%
22%
Asian
5%8%
7%
7%
7%
Mixed race
4%6%
5%
3%
2%
Middle Eastern
2%2%
2%
3%
2%
Indigenous/Aboriginal (e.g. First Nations, Inuit, Metis)
1%1%
<1%
1%
1%
Black
1%1%
<1%
0%
0%
Latino/Hispanic
4%1%
3%
3%
2%
Prefer not to answer/no response
   
 
 
 
2019-20 2018-19
2017-18
 2016-17
2015-16
Country of Birth
67%71%
76%
76%
77%
Born in Canada
33%29%
23%
23%
22%
Born outside of Canada
0%0%1%
1%
1%
Prefer not to answer/no response
22%  
 
 
Canada buttonCanadian population born outside of Canada (source: Statistics Canada 2016 census)
      
 59%60%
41%
46%
50%
Parents/primary guardians born in Canada
41%40%
59%
53%
49%
Parents/primary guardians born outside of Canada
0%0%
<1%
1%
1%
Prefer not to answer/no response
18%  
 
 
Canada buttonCanadian population with at least one parent born outside of Canada (source: Statistics Canada 2016 census)
      
2019-202018-19
2017-18
2016-17
2015-16
Raised in a single-parent/guardian household
 8%9%
8%
10%
not asked
Yes
89%88%90%86%not askedNo
3%2%2%4%not askedPrefer not to answer/no response
      
2019-202018-19 2017-18 
 2016-17
2015-16
Hometown
67%72% 
71%
72%
67%
Ontario
23%20% 
19%
21%
26%
Rest of Canada
10%8% 
10%
7%
7%
International
   
 
 
 
84%90% 
88%
83%
85%
Grew up in an Urban area
14% 10%
12%
17%
15%
Grew up in a Rural area
2%0%
0%
0%
0%
Prefer not to answer/no response
   
 
 
 
2019-202018-19 2017-18 
 2016-17
2015-16
Language Proficiency - speaking fluency
47%
44% 
43% 
48%
57%
English only
37%40% 41% 
43%
36%
English and 1 other language
11%13% 11% 
6%
6%
English and 2 other languages
4%3% 4% 
2%
2%
English and 3 or more other languages
1%0% 1% 
1%
0%
Prefer not to answer/no response
      
19%22%22% 
26%
not asked
Bilingual in English and French
   
 
 
 
58%    
Canada buttonCanadian population with a mother tongue which includes English (source: Statistics Canada 2016 census)
23%    
Canada buttonCanadian population with a mother tongue other than English or French (source: Statistics Canada 2016 census)
      
2019-202018-19 2017-18 
 2016-17
2015-16
 Accessibility
81%84% 
84% 
85%
83%
No disability
5%4% 
5% 
3%
4%
Mental health condition
4%<1% 
<1% 
<1%
1%
Health condition
1%2% 
1%
0%
0%
Learning disability
1%<1% 
1% 
1%
1%
Physical disability
1%1% 
0% 
<1%
1%
Other combination of disability/health condition
7%9% 
8% 
9%
11%
Prefer not to answer/no response
14% 
 
 
 
Canada buttonCanadian population with a disability (source: Statistics Canada 2012)
      
2019-20 2018-192017-18 
 2016-17
2015-16
Marital Status
93%94%90% 
92%
85%
Single
2%5%4% 
2%
9%
Other
2%1%2% 
1%
3%
Common-law
2%3%3% 
3%
3%
Married
1%1%1% 
2%
1%
Prefer not to answer/no response
   
 
 
 
2019-202018-192017-18 
2016-17 
2015-16
Dependents
96%98%98% 
98%
97%
No dependents
<1%1%1% 
1%
2%
Provide shared support to one or more children
2%<1%0% 
0%
1%
Provide shared/sole support to one or more adults
0%0%<1% 
0%
1%
Provide sole support to one or more children
2%<1%0% 
1%
1%
Prefer not to answer/no response
   
 
 
 
2019-202018-192017-18 
2016-17 
2015-16
Highest level of education attained by a parent/guardian*
2%3%4% 
2%
not asked
Did not complete high school
15%12%14% 
16%
not asked
High school diploma or equivalent
3%3%1% 
4%
not asked
Trades certificate
10%9%14% 
13%
not asked
Community college/CEGEP/Business or technical institute
37%35% 34%
34%
not asked
Bachelor degree (e.g. BA, BSc, BCom, BEng, BScN, BEd, BMus, BKin)
8%10%8% 10% not askedBachelor of Law (e.g. LLB, JD)
2%
2%
2%
2%
not asked
Master of Law (e.g. LLM)
21%17%20% 20% not askedMaster degree (e.g. MA, MSc, MBA, MEng, MEd, MArch)
8%9%6% 4%not askedDoctorate degree (e.g. PhD, EdD, SJD)
4%9%8% 9%not askedDegree in Medicine, Dentistry, Veterinary Medicine
1%1%<1% 2%not askedOther
2%3%1% 2%not askedDo not know
1%2%1% 3%not askedPrefer not to answer/no response
* values will not total 100% as some responses may include two parents/guardians by respondent