This fall, Mitchell Hamline is welcoming an incoming class of 375 full- and part-time 1Ls across all of the school’s J.D. programs, putting the school’s total enrollment at 1,194 students. For the first time ever, Mitchell Hamline’s total enrollment now includes students from every state in the nation.
Students in the school’s full-time, part-time day, and part-time evening programs started classes on Monday, Aug. 19. Because of the flexible enrollment options offered at Mitchell Hamline, start times for students in the school’s blended programs were staggered throughout August.
While enrollment figures aren’t finalized until early October, here’s what we know now about this fall’s incoming class:
- They range in age from 20 to 72
- 56 percent are women
- They hail from 39 states and include Indigenous peoples from six different Native American tribes and Canada
- International students among the 1Ls come from Brazil, Canada, Costa Rica, India, Japan, Mexico, Pakistan, Russia, United Kingdom, and Uruguay
- They’re alumni of 180 different undergraduate institutions
- Over 70 have graduate degrees, including 16 MBAs, eight PhDs, and two MDs
- 30 have served or are currently serving in the military