Incoming Class Reflects Diverse Interests

The newest OU Law juris doctor class has 155 enrolled students with a variety of interests and accomplishments. A detailed look at the class demonstrates their varied backgrounds.

High academic standards are a necessity to study law at the University of Oklahoma, and the new JD class meets those standards without question. The class boasts:
• One Fulbright Scholar
• One Gates Millennium Scholar
• One ABA Legal Scholars Fund Recipient
• 54 undergraduate schools represented
• 41 undergraduate degrees represented
• Seven students have master’s degrees
• Eight National Merit Scholars
• One Academic All Big 12 Athlete

Not only does the class excel in academia, but the students also excel in a variety of extracurricular interests. The class contains:
• The 2010 Miss Black Oklahoma USA winner
• Five Eagle Scouts
• One black belt in Taekwondo
• One student who has visited 25 countries
• 11 different native languages (including Swahili, Farci, Cantonese and Arabic)
• Eight of ten Big XII schools represented

The class also includes students from a wide variety of professions. These professionals include:
• A former youngest mayor in America
• Asia-Pacific Cryptologic Linguist
• Eight members of the United States military
• 12 teachers
• Three debate coaches
• One radiologist
• One nurse
• One pilot
• One musician
• One real estate agent
• One land man
• One investment banker
• One architect