Compiled from data collected on August 26th 2020; August 28th 2019; August 16th 2018; August 21st 2017; August 18th 2016

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 of 100%).

Percentage data may not total 100% due to rounding.

ADMISSIONS DATA BY ENTRY YEAR

2020
2019
2018
2017
2016 
Enrolment
212
210
213
208
206
Class size
    
 
 
2020
2019
2018
2017
2016
Applications
2,204
2,186
2,388
2,199
2,109
Total applications
89%
89%
88%
87%
89%
General
10%
9%
10%
11%
9%
Mature (have 5 or more years of non-academic work experience)
1%
1%
2%
2%
2%
Indigenous/Aboriginal
    
 
 
2020
2019
2018
2017
2016 
Admission Standards
166
166
166
166 
167
LSAT median (93rd | 93rd | 93rd | 94th percentile)
3.86 on the OLSAS 4.0 scale
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%
GPA median, on best three full-time years of undergraduate study
    
 
 
2020
2019
2018
2017
2016
Educational Background
76%
65%
64%
59%
65%
Graduated from an Ontario university
24%
35%
36%
41%
35%
Graduated from a non-Ontario university
19%
19%
21%
19%
21%
Students with graduate-level education
    
 
 
2020
2019
2018
2017
 2016
Undergraduate Programs of Study
21%17%14%13%17%Engineering/Math/Science
18%19%20%18%16%Business/Economics
18%20%20%16%21%Political Science/International Studies
16%14%17%15%19%Classics/History/Philosophy/Religion
11%
13%
16%
19%
14%
Criminology/Gender Studies/Psychology/Social Sciences
6%
9%
8%
8%
8%
English/Linguistics/Communications
8%
6%
3%
4%
3%
Interdisciplinary/Other
2%
2%
2%
7%
2%
Visual & Performing Arts
    
 
 

PERSON PROFILES (self-declared) BY ENTRY YEAR

20202019  2018
2017
 2016
First in family to attend a post-secondary institution (college/university)
91%
90%
92%
91%
93%
No
8%10%7%
9%
6%
Yes
1%<1%<1%
<1%
1%
Prefer not to answer/no response
    
 
 
2020 
 2019
2018
2017
 2016
First in family to attend law school
79%
 83%
80%
84%
80%
Yes
21%17%20%
16%
19%
No
0%<1%<1%
0%
1%
Prefer not to answer/no response
    
 
 
202020192018
2017
 2016
Identity
54%58%
57%
53%
45%
Female
45%41%
42%
46%
54%
Male
1%0%
0%
<1%
0%
Another gender
 0%1%
1%
<1%
1%
Prefer not to answer/no response
    
 
 
11%14%9%
14%
11%
LGBTTQ2S+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transsexual, transgender, queer, two-spirited)
82%79%83%
80%
83%
Other
 7%7%8%
6%
6% 
Prefer not to answer/no response
    
 
 
42% 35%35%33%not askedSelf identify as visible minorities/persons of colour
55%60%61%63%not askedDo not self identify as visible minorities/persons of colour
3%5%4%4%not askedPrefer not to answer/no response
 22%   
 
Canada buttonCanadian population self-identified as visible minorities (source: Statistics Canada 2016 census)
      
 49% 53%52%
57%
62%
White
30%30%30%
25%
21%
Asian
6%5%8%
7%
7%
Mixed race
4%1%1%
<1%
1%
Black
3%4%6%
5%
3%
Middle Eastern
2%2%2%
2%
3%
Indigenous/Aboriginal (e.g. First Nations, Inuit, Metis)
1%1%1%
<1%
0%
Latino/Hispanic
5%4%1%
3%
3%
Prefer not to answer/no response
    
 
 
202020192018
2017
 2016
Country of Birth
71%67%71%
76%
76%
Born in Canada
28%33%29%
23%
23%
Born outside of Canada
1%0%0%1%
1%
Prefer not to answer/no response
 22%   
 
Canada buttonCanadian population born outside of Canada (source: Statistics Canada 2016 census)
      
 39% 59%60%
41%
46%
Parent(s)/primary guardian(s) born in Canada
60%41%40%
59%
53%
Parents/primary guardians born outside of Canada
1%0%0%
<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)
      
 202020192018
2017
2016
Raised in a single-parent/guardian household
9% 8%9%
8%
10%
Yes
90% 89%88%90%86%No
1%3%2%2%4%Prefer not to answer/no response
      
2020201920182017
 2016
Hometown
 71%67%72% 
71%
72%
Ontario
20%23%20% 
19%
21%
Rest of Canada
9% 10%8% 
10%
7%
International
    
 
 
92%84%90% 
88%
83%
Grew up in an Urban area
7%14% 10%
12%
17%
Grew up in a Rural area
1%2%0%
0%
0%
Prefer not to answer/no response
    
 
 
 2020201920182017
 2016
Language Proficiency - speaking fluency
 48%47%
44% 
43% 
48%
English only
39%37%40% 41% 
43%
English and 1 other language
10%11%13% 11% 
6%
English and 2 other languages
2%4%3% 4% 
2%
English and 3 or more other languages
1%1%0% 1% 
1%
Prefer not to answer/no response
      
 17%19%22%22% 
26%
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)
      
 2020201920182017
 2016
 Accessibility
 83%81%84% 
84% 
85%
No disability
4%5%4% 
5% 
3%
Mental health condition
1%4%<1% 
<1% 
<1%
Health condition
1%1%2% 
1%
0%
Learning disability
1%1%<1% 
1% 
1%
Physical disability
3%1%1% 
0% 
<1%
Other combination of disability/health condition
7%7%9% 
8% 
9%
Prefer not to answer/no response
14%   
 
 
Canada buttonCanadian population with a disability (source: Statistics Canada 2012)
      
 20202019 20182017
 2016
Marital Status
 92%93%94%90% 
92%
Single
3%2%5%4% 
2%
Other
2%2%1%2% 
1%
Common-law
4%2%3%3% 
3%
Married
1%1%1%1% 
2%
Prefer not to answer/no response
    
 
 
2020201920182017
2016
Dependents
96%96%98%98% 
98%
No dependents
3%<1%1%1% 
1%
Provide shared support to one or more children
<1%2%<1%0% 
0%
Provide shared/sole support to one or more adults
0%0%0%<1% 
0%
Provide sole support to one or more children
<1%2%<1%0% 
1%
Prefer not to answer/no response
    
 
 
 2020201920182017
2016
Highest level of education attained by a parent/guardian*
 3%2%3%4% 
2%
Did not complete high school
9%15%12%14% 
16%
High school diploma or equivalent
2%3%3%1% 
4%
Trades certificate
8%10%9%14% 
13%
Community college/CEGEP/Business or technical institute
38%37%35% 34%
34%
Bachelor degree (e.g. BA, BSc, BCom, BEng, BScN, BEd, BMus, BKin)
11%8%10%8% 10% Bachelor of Law (e.g. LLB, JD)
2%2%
2%
2%
2%
Master of Law (e.g. LLM)
20%21%17%20% 20% Master degree (e.g. MA, MSc, MBA, MEng, MEd, MArch)
7%8%9%6% 4%Doctorate degree (e.g. PhD, EdD, SJD)
6%4%9%8% 9%Degree in Medicine, Dentistry, Veterinary Medicine
1%1%1%<1% 2%Other
4%2%3%1% 2%Do not know
2%1%2%1% 3%Prefer not to answer/no response
* values will not total 100% as some responses may include two parents/guardians by respondent