Baylor Law School

The law school of Baylor University, known as Baylor Law School, is a Private, 4 years school in Waco, TX. Total 511 students are attending the law school and 213 first-year students enrolled last year. Its average LSAT score submitted by enrolled students is 162 and the average GPA is 3.64. The law school tuition & fees at Baylor Law School is $61,782.

  • LSAT Average: 162
  • 2023 Law School Tuition & Fees (JD): $61,782
  • LLM Tuition & Fees: $52,956
  • Acceptance Rate: 34.34%
  • Student Population: 511
  • First-Year Student: 213

2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

The 2022-2023 tuition & fees at Baylor Law School is $61,782 for law school students. The tuition increased by 7.58% compared to last year. The average living costs besides tuition & fees is $15,026 including costs for room & boards, transportation, and other personal expenses. The living costs does not include the fees for health insurance.
The average tuition & fees of law schools in Texas is $32,383 for Texas residents and $37,995 for out-of-state students. For all laws schools in United States, the average law school tuition & fees is $37,935 for State residents and $43,395 for out-of-state students.
The tuition & fees of Baylor Law School is more expensive than the average tuition & fees of Texas law schools, as well as costs of all law schools in United States.
The next table shows the Baylor Law School tuition & fees and compare it to the Texas law schools and all U.S. Law schools. The 2023 statistics for comparison is not available yet due to the lack of data.
Law School Tuition & Fees
202120222023
Baylor Law School$60,508$57,430$61,782
Texas Law Schools$37,995$37,995-
All U.S. Law Schools$43,389$43,395-

LSAT score and GPA in Average

The average LSAT scores submitted by enrolled students is 162 and the average GPA is 3.64 at Baylor Law School.
The LSAT score of Baylor Law School is higher than the average LSAT score of Texas law schools, as well as all law schools in United States.
The undergraduate GPA of Baylor Law School is higher than the average LSAT score of Texas law schools, as well as all law schools in United States.
The next table shows the submitted LSAT scores and GPA by 25th/50th/75th percentile and full-time/part-time status and compare each score to last year scores.
LSAT scores distribution
Baylor Law SchoolTexas Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
25th percentile158155155
50th percentile162158158
75th percentile163160161
GPA distribution
Baylor Law SchoolTexas Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
25th percentile3.353.213.27
50th percentile3.643.533.54
75th percentile3.783.723.74

Acceptance Rate & Admission Statistics

For academic year 2020-2021, total 3,200 students have applied to Baylor Law School. Among them, 1,099 students have accepted to admit and 213 have enrolled into Baylor Law SchoolThe acceptance rate is 34.34% and the yield is 19%.
The acceptance rate of Baylor Law School is higher than the acceptance rate of Texas law schools.
The next table illustrates the admission counts, acceptance rate, and yield at Baylor Law School.
Admission Statistics
Baylor Law SchoolTexas Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
Applicants3,20028,460475,703
Admitted1,0997,881135,643
Enrolled2132,34540,338
Acceptance Rate34.34%32.34%40.11%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)19.38%30.69%32.70%

Law School Student Population

For academic year 2020-2021, total 511 students enrolled to Baylor Law School. Among them 462 students enrolled in JD (Juris Doctor degree) program and 49 students enrolled in Non-JD program.
For the first class, 213 students newly joined to to Baylor Law School. By gender, there are 95 men and 118 women first-time students at Baylor Law School. All students enrolled as full-time status at Baylor Law School.
Student Population
20202021
Total Enrollment479511
JD Enrollment458462
Non-JD Enrollment2149
Non-JD Enrollment (Online)21-1
First-year Student Population
20202021
Total169213
Men8095
Women89118

Bar Exam Pass Rate

For the first time bar exam takers, the bar exam pass rate is 87.25% where 149 students took the exam and 130 students passed the exam. The pass rate is higher than average pass rate of Texas law schools (75.5%).
Bar Exam Pass Rate
20202021
Number of Graduates141134
First-Time Bar Exam Takers Total124149
New Graduates113116
Prior Year Graduates929
Early Takers24
No Exam Takers2814
Exam Passer112130
Exam Pass Rate90.32%87.25%
Texas Pass Rate77.29%75.5%

Law Schools in Texas

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