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Meet the Class of 2019

WVU Law Class of 2019

MORGANTOWN, WEST VIRGINIA — WVU Law welcomed 106 members of the Class of 2019 to campus in early August. Classes started August 17.

These future lawyers come from 14 states and the District of Columbia, and about 76 percent are from West Virginia. Students who identify themselves as a minority make up 9.4 percent of the class, while 40.5 percent are female and 25 percent are first generation college students. 

The average age is 24 and the age range is 19 to 48 years old. The median LSAT score is 153 and the median undergraduate GPA is 3.32.

Students in the Class of 2019 graduated from 11 colleges and universities in West Virginia. 

They also graduated from American University, the College of William and Mary, James Madison University, Houston Baptist University, Kennesaw State, New York University, Tufts University, the University of Arizona, the University of California at Davis, the University of South Carolina (Columbia and Aiken), Virginia Tech, Wake Forest University, and Wilmington University.

Other characteristics of the WVU Law Class of 2019 include:

  • A four-time West Virginia State Banjo Champion. 
  • An English language teacher who taught children in Thailand. 
  • College athletes from several sports, including softball, football, women’s basketball, track & field and wrestling. 
  • At least two student government presidents.
  • At least seven Master’s degree recipients. 
  • A state Future Farmers of America President. 
  • A number of international travelers and study abroad students.


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