Compiled from data collected on 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 2016-18 data and 94% for 2015-16 data).

Percentage data may not total 100% due to rounding.

ADMISSIONS DATA 

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

PERSON PROFILES (self-declared)

 2018-19
2017-18
 2016-17
2015-16
First in family to attend a post-secondary institution (college/university)
92% 
91%
93%
91%
No
7% 
9%
6%
8%
Yes
<1% 
<1%
1%
2%
Prefer not to answer/no response
  
 
 
 
2018-19 
2017-18
 2016-17
2015-16
First in family to attend law school
80% 
84%
80%
77%
Yes
20% 
16%
19%
23%
No
<1% 
0%
1%
0%
Prefer not to answer/no response
  
 
 
 
2018-19 
2017-18
 2016-17
2015-16
Identity
57% 
53%
45%
48%
Female
42% 
46%
54%
52%
Male
0% 
<1%
0%
0%
Another gender
1% 
<1%
1%
0%
Prefer not to answer/no response
  
 
 
 
9% 
14%
11%
9%
LGBTTQ2S (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transsexual, transgender, queer, two-spirited)
83% 
80%
83%
86%
Other
8% 
6%
6% 
6%
Prefer not to answer/no response
  
 
 
 
35% 33%not askednot askedSelf identify as visible minorities/persons of colour
61% 63%not askednot askedDoes not self identify as visible minorities/persons of colour
4% 4%not askednot askedPrefer not to answer/no response
 22%  
 
 
Canada buttonCanadian population self-identified as visible minorities (source: Statistics Canada 2016 census)
     
52% 
57%
62%
65%
White
30% 
25%
21%
22%
Asian
8% 
7%
7%
7%
Mixed race
6% 
5%
3%
2%
Middle Eastern
2% 
2%
3%
2%
Indigenous/Aboriginal (e.g. First Nations, Inuit, Metis)
1% 
<1%
1%
1%
Black
1% 
<1%
0%
0%
Latino/Hispanic
1% 
3%
3%
2%
Prefer not to answer/no response
  
 
 
 
2018-19 
2017-18
 2016-17
2015-16
Country of Birth
71% 
76%
76%
77%
Born in Canada
29% 
23%
23%
22%
Born outside of Canada
0% 1%
1%
1%
Prefer not to answer/no response
 22%  
 
 
Canada buttonCanadian population born outside of Canada (source: Statistics Canada 2016 census)
     
60% 
41%
46%
50%
Parents/primary guardians born in Canada
40% 
59%
53%
49%
Parents/primary guardians born outside of Canada
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)
     
2018-19 
2017-18
2016-17
2015-16
Raised in a single-parent/guardian household
9% 
8%
10%
not asked
Yes
88%90%86%not askedNo
 2%2%4%not askedPrefer not to answer/no response
     
2018-19 2017-18 
 2016-17
2015-16
Hometown
72% 
71%
72%
67%
Ontario
20% 
19%
21%
26%
Rest of Canada
8% 
10%
7%
7%
International
  
 
 
 
90% 
88%
83%
85%
Grew up in an Urban area
 10%
12%
17%
15%
Grew up in a Rural area
  
 
 
 
2018-19 2017-18 
 2016-17
2015-16
Language Proficiency - speaking fluency

44% 

43% 
48%
57%
English only
40% 41% 
43%
36%
English and 1 other language
13% 11% 
6%
6%
English and 2 other languages
3% 4% 
2%
2%
English and 3 or more other languages
0% 1% 
1%
0%
Prefer not to answer/no response
     
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)
     
2018-19 2017-18 
 2016-17
2015-16
 Accessibility
84% 
84% 
85%
83%
No disability
4% 
5% 
3%
4%
Mental health condition
<1% 
<1% 
<1%
1%
Health condition
2% 
1%
0%
0%
Learning disability
<1% 
<1% 
1%
1%
Learning disability & mental health condition
<1% 
1% 
1%
1%
Physical disability
<1% 
0% 
<1%
0%
Physical disability & mental health condition
9% 
8% 
9%
11%
Prefer not to answer/no response
14% 
 
 
 
Canada buttonCanadian population with a disability (source: Statistics Canada 2012)
     
 2018-192017-18 
 2016-17
2015-16
Marital Status
94% 90% 
92%
85%
Single
5% 4% 
2%
9%
Other
1% 2% 
1%
3%
Common-law
3% 3% 
3%
3%
Married
1% 1% 
2%
1%
Prefer not to answer/no response
  
 
 
 
2018-19 2017-18 
2016-17 
2015-16
Dependents
98% 98% 
98%
97%
No dependents
1% 1% 
1%
2%
Provide shared support to one or more children
<1% 0% 
0%
1%
Provide shared support to one or more adults
0% <1% 
0%
1%
Provide sole support to one or more children
<1% 0% 
1%
1%
Prefer not to answer/no response
  
 
 
 
2018-19 2017-18 
2016-17 
2015-16
Highest level of education attained by a parent/guardian*
3% 4% 
2%
not asked
Did not complete high school
12% 14% 
16%
not asked
High school diploma or equivalent
3% 1% 
4%
not asked
Trades certificate
9% 14% 
13%
not asked
Community college/CEGEP/Business or technical institute
35%  34%
34%
not asked
Bachelor degree (e.g. BA, BSc, BCom, BEng, BScN, BEd, BMus, BKin)
10% 8% 10% not askedBachelor of Law (e.g. LLB, JD)
2%
2%
2%
not asked
Master of Law (e.g. LLM)
17% 20% 20% not askedMaster degree (e.g. MA, MSc, MBA, MEng, MEd, MArch)
9% 6% 4%not askedDoctorate degree (e.g. PhD, EdD, SJD)
9% 8% 9%not askedDegree in Medicine, Dentistry, Veterinary Medicine
1% <1% 2%not askedOther
3% 1% 2%not askedDo not know
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