Admissions Survey

    FALL Class of 2021 ENTERING CLASS

    1% or less reported as a dash, Response rate 99%

    GENDER

    Description Class of 2021 Class of 2020
    Male 43% 44%
    Female 55% 55%
    Trans
    Gender non-conforming NA
    Choose not to answer

    LANGUAGE MOST COMFORTABLE

    Description Class of 2021 Class of 2020
    English 94% 96%
    French
    Other 4% 3%
    Choose not to answer

    MARITAL STATUS

    Description Class of 2021 Class of 2020
    Single 91% 86%
    Married 4% 9%
    Common Law / Other 2% 4%
    Choose not to answer 3%

    DEPENDENTS

    Description Class of 2021 Class of 2020
    No Dependents 92% 90%
    Sole support of child/children NA
    Shared support of child/children 2% 4%
    Sole support of adult NA
    Shared support of adult 3%
    Choose not to answer 3% 3%

    SEXUAL OR GENDER IDENTITY

    Description Class of 2021 Class of 2020
    Heterosexual 79% 84%
    Gay 3% 3%
    Lesbian
    Bisexual 9% 4%
    Transsexual
    Questioning
    Choose not to answer 8% 7%

    CITIZENSHIP STATUS

    Description Class of 2021 Class of 2020
    Canadian Citizen 92% 93%
    Permanent Resident 2% 4%
    Student Visa 2%
    Other
    Choose not to answer 2%

    COUNTRY OF BIRTH

    Description Class of 2021 Class of 2020
    Canada 69% 68%
    Other 26% 29%
    Choose not to answer 5% 3%

    MOTHER’S COUNTRY OF BIRTH

    Description Class of 2021 Class of 2020
    Canada 38% 41%
    Other 53% 53%
    Choose not to answer 9% 6%

    FATHER’S COUNTRY OF BIRTH

    Description Class of 2021 Class of 2020
    Canada 38% 39%
    Other 52% 54%
    Choose not to answer 10% 7%

    LANGUAGE SPOKEN BY PARENTS WHEN ATTENDING SECONDARY SCHOOL

    Description Class of 2021 Class of 2020
    English 62% 65%
    French
    Other 33% 32%
    Choose not to answer 4% 3%

    GREW UP IN RURAL OR URBAN REGION

    Description Class of 2021 Class of 2020
    Rural 10% 15%
    Urban 86% 83%
    Choose not to answer 4% 2%

    LOW INCOME HOUSEHOLD OR COMMUNITY

    Description Class of 2021 Class of 2020
    Yes 25% 26%
    No 65% 63%
    Choose not to answer 10% 11%

    IMPAIRMENT, HANDICAP, DISABILITY

    Description Class of 2021 Class of 2020
    Yes 11% 11%
    No 82% 82%
    Other NA NA
    Choose not to answer 7% 7%

    INDIGENOUS PERSON

    Description Class of 2021 Class of 2020
    First Nations, Status Indian, Non-Status Indian 2% 2%
    Métis
    No, not an Indigenous person 96% 95%
    Choose not to answer 2% 3%

    ETHNICITY

    Description Class of 2021 Class of 2020
    Arab 2%
    Black 8% 7%
    Chinese 11% 11%
    Filipino
    Inuit NA
    Japanese NA
    Korean 4% 2%
    Non-White Latin American (including Indigenous persons from Central and South America) 2% 2%
    South Asian/West Indian (e.g., Bangladeshi, Pakistani, Indian, Guyanese, Trinidadian, Sri Lankan, East Africa) 13% 13%
    South East Asia (e.g., Burmese, Cambodian/Kampuchean, Laotian, Malaysian, Thai, Vietnamese, Indonesian)
    Non-White West Asian (e.g., Iranian, Lebanese, Afghan) 4% 6%
    White 47% 47%
    Choose not to answer 9% 9%

    RELIGION (EVEN IF NOT PRACTICING)

    Description Class of 2021 Class of 2020
    Christian 31% 36%
    Buddhist 2% 3%
    Hindu 4% 4%
    Jewish 9% 7%
    Muslim 9% 8%
    Sikh 2% 2%
    No religion 32% 30%
    Other NA NA
    Choose not to answer 10% 10%

    PERSONAL STATEMENT

    Factor(s) Discussed Class of 2021 Class of 2020
    Equity 33% 41%
    Career/Life Achievements 25% 36%
    Performance Considerations 24% 27%
    Diversity 38% 44%
    Choose not to answer 35% 29%

    HIGHEST LEVEL OF EDUCATION – MOTHER

    Description Class of 2021 Class of 2020
    Did not complete High School 6% 5%
    High School diploma or equivalent 12% 18%
    Trades certificate 3% 2%
    Community college/CEGEP/business or technical institute 9% 20%
    Bachelor’s degree (BA, BSc … ) 33% 29%
    Bachelor of Laws 3% 3%
    Master’s Degree (MA, MSc … ) 12% 10%
    Master of Laws
    Doctorate (PhD, EdD, DSc … ) 4% 2%
    Degree in Medicine, Dentistry, Veterinary Medicine 6% 3%
    Do not know 3%
    Other 2%
    Choose not to answer 7% 7%

    HIGHEST LEVEL OF EDUCATION – FATHER

    Description Class of 2021 Class of 2020
    Did not complete High School 6% 8%
    High School diploma or equivalent 14% 12%
    Trades certificate 3% 6%
    Community college/CEGEP/business or technical institute 13% 13%
    Bachelor’s degree (BA, BSc … ) 28% 25%
    Bachelor of Laws 2% 4%
    Master’s Degree (MA, MSc … ) 10% 13%
    Master of Laws
    Doctorate (PhD, EdD, DSc … ) 2% 7%
    Degree in Medicine, Dentistry, Veterinary Medicine 5% 3%
    Do not know 4% 2%
    Other 2%
    Choose not to answer 9% 7%

    HIGHEST LEVEL OF POST-SECONDARY UPON ENTERING LAW SCHOOL

    Description Class of 2021 Class of 2020
    Completed fewer than 2 years
    Completed 2 years with no degree
    Completed 3 years with no degree NA
    Completed 3 years with a degree 5% 8%
    Have a 4 year degree 76% 71%
    Have a Master’s degree 13% 17%
    Phd
    Other
    Choose not to answer 3% 2%

    AGE IN YEARS

    Class of 2021 Class of 2020
    20 to 24 68% 63%
    25 to 29 20% 22%
    30 to 34 5% 12%
    35 to 39 2% 2%
    40 to 44
    45 to 49
    50 to 54 NA
    55 to 59 NA NA
    60+ NA NA
    No Response 4%

    STUDENT’S COUNTRY OF BIRTH

    Region Class of 2021
    Asia 10%
    Central America and the Caribbean
    Europe 5%
    Middle East, North Africa, Greater Arabia 5%
    South America
    Sub-Saharan Africa 3%
    USA 2%
    Canada 69%
    I choose not to answer 5%

    MOTHER’S COUNTRY OF BIRTH

    Region Class of 2021
    Asia 21%
    Central America and the Caribbean 2%
    Europe 13%
    Middle East, North Africa, Greater Arabia 8%
    South America 2%
    Sub-Saharan Africa 7%
    USA
    Canada 38%
    I choose not to answer 9%

    FATHER’S COUNTRY OF BIRTH

    Region Class of 2021
    Asia 24%
    Central America and the Caribbean 4%
    Europe 9%
    Middle East, North Africa, Greater Arabia 5%
    South America 2%
    Sub-Saharan Africa 7%
    USA
    Canada 38%
    I choose not to answer 10%