Incoming Class Survey

Each year about 290 new students join the Osgoode community. We survey each incoming class to monitor our success in attracting top talent across all dimensions of diversity. Here are this year’s results:

Age
Gender Identity
Racial / Ethnic Identity
Indigenous
Country of Birth
Parent(s) Country of Birth
Disability
Sexual Orientation
Grew Up in Low Income Household
Highest Level of Education Pre Law
First Generation University Student
First Generation Law Student

AGE

20-24

62%

25-29

20%

30-34

7%

35-39

3%

40-44

3%

45-49

1%

50 and older

Did not answer

4%

GENDER IDENTITY

Gender Non-Conforming

1%

Intersex

Man

43%

Trans

<1%

Two-Spirit

Woman

52%

Did not answer

2%

Other

1%

RACIAL / ETHNIC IDENTITY

Black (including African, Afro-Caribbean, and African-Canadian descent)

10%

East Asian (including Chinese, Korean, Japanese, Taiwanese descent)

19%

Indigenous (including First Nations, Métis, Inuk/Inuit descent)

1%

Latino (including Latin American, Hispanic descent)

3%

Middle Eastern, West Asian, North African, or Arab (including Afghan, Egyptian, Iranian, Lebanese, Turkish, Kurdish descent)

10%

Pacific Islander (including Micronesian, Melanesian, and Polynesian descent)

South Asian (including East Indian, Pakistani, Bangladeshi, Sri Lankan, Indo-Caribbean descent) [53 as only choice]

15%

Southeast Asian (including Filipino, Vietnamese, Cambodian, Thai, Indonesian, other Southeast Asian descent) [2 as only choice]

2%

White (European descent) [130 as only choice]

34%

Mixed (with at least one parent in one of the previous categories)

2%

Another racial or ethnic identity

1%

Did not answer

2%

INDIGENOUS

First Nations, Status Indian, Non-Status Indian

2%

Inuk (Inuit)

Métis

<1%

No, not an Indigenous person

97%

Did not answer

7%

COUNTRY OF BIRTH

Canada

63%

Other

32%

Did not answer

5%

PARENT(S) COUNTRY OF BIRTH

Canada

30%

Other

61%

Did not answer

9%

DISABILITY

Yes

23%

No

70%

Did not answer

7%

SEXUAL ORIENTATION

Asexual

1%

Bisexual or Pansexual

12%

Gay

3%

Heterosexual

71%

Lesbian

<1%

Queer

3%

Questioning

1%

Other

1%

Did not answer

9%

GREW UP IN LOW INCOME HOUSEHOLD

Yes

27%

No

57%

Did not answer

16%

HIGHEST LEVEL OF EDUCATION PRE LAW

Completed fewer than 2 years university

2%

Completed 2 years university with no degree

<1%

Completed 3 years university with no degree

2%

Completed 3 years university with a degree

3%

Have a 4-year university degree

77%

Have a Master’s degree

14%

Other [includes Phd]

<1%

Did not answer

2%

FIRST-GENERATION UNIVERSITY STUDENT

Yes

29%

No

60%

Did not answer

2%

FIRST GENERATION LAW STUDENT

Yes

86%

No

11%

Did not answer

3%