Michael E. Moritz College of Law

The law school of Ohio State University-Main Campus, known as Michael E. Moritz College of Law, is a Public, 4 years school in Columbus, OH. Total 584 students are attending the law school and 179 first-year students enrolled last year. Its average LSAT score submitted by enrolled students is 163 and the average GPA is 3.79. The law school tuition & fees at Michael E. Moritz College of Law is $48,572.

  • LSAT Average: 163
  • 2023 Law School Tuition & Fees (JD): $48,572
  • Acceptance Rate: 32.10%
  • Student Population: 584
  • First-Year Student: 179

2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

The 2022-2023 tuition & fees at Michael E. Moritz College of Law is $33,320 for Ohio residents and $48,572 for out-of-state students. The tuition increased by 1.32% compared to last year. The average living costs besides tuition & fees is $12,168 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 Ohio is $26,602 for Ohio residents and $30,056 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 Michael E. Moritz College of Law is more expensive than the average tuition & fees of Ohio law schools, as well as costs of all law schools in United States.
The next table shows the Michael E. Moritz College of Law tuition & fees and compare it to the Ohio 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
In-StateOut-of-StateIn-StateOut-of-StateIn-StateOut-of-State
Michael E. Moritz College of Law$32,061$47,313$32,685$47,937$33,320$48,572
Ohio Law Schools$26,602$30,056 $26,602$30,056-
All U.S. Law Schools$38,035$43,389 $37,935$43,395-

LSAT score and GPA in Average

The average LSAT scores submitted by enrolled students is 163 and the average GPA is 3.79 at Michael E. Moritz College of Law.
The LSAT score of Michael E. Moritz College of Law is higher than the average LSAT score of Ohio law schools, as well as all law schools in United States.
The undergraduate GPA of Michael E. Moritz College of Law is higher than the average LSAT score of Ohio 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
Michael E. Moritz College of LawOhio Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
25th percentile160152155
50th percentile163155158
75th percentile165158161
GPA distribution
Michael E. Moritz College of LawOhio Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
25th percentile3.63.233.27
50th percentile3.793.523.54
75th percentile3.93.743.74

Acceptance Rate & Admission Statistics

For academic year 2020-2021, total 1,913 students have applied to Michael E. Moritz College of Law. Among them, 614 students have accepted to admit and 179 have enrolled into Michael E. Moritz College of LawThe acceptance rate is 32.10% and the yield is 29%.
The acceptance rate of Michael E. Moritz College of Law is lower than the acceptance rate of Ohio law schools, as well as all law schools in United States.
The next table illustrates the admission counts, acceptance rate, and yield at Michael E. Moritz College of Law.
Admission Statistics
Michael E. Moritz College of LawOhio Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
Applicants1,9138,692475,703
Admitted6143,667135,643
Enrolled1791,29040,338
Acceptance Rate32.10%46.75%40.11%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)29.15%39.15%32.70%

Law School Student Population

For academic year 2020-2021, total 584 students enrolled to Michael E. Moritz College of Law. Among them 559 students enrolled in JD (Juris Doctor degree) program and 25 students enrolled in Non-JD program.
For the first class, 179 students newly joined to to Michael E. Moritz College of Law. By gender, there are 87 men , 91 women, and 3 other/unknown gender first-time students at Michael E. Moritz College of Law. All students enrolled as full-time status at Michael E. Moritz College of Law.
Student Population
20202021
Total Enrollment613584
JD Enrollment577559
Non-JD Enrollment3625
Non-JD Enrollment (Online)0-1
First-year Student Population
20202021
Total191179
Men9487
Women9891
Other13

Bar Exam Pass Rate

For the first time bar exam takers, the bar exam pass rate is 92.18% where 192 students took the exam and 177 students passed the exam. The pass rate is higher than average pass rate of Ohio law schools (83.33%).
Bar Exam Pass Rate
20202021
Number of Graduates170206
First-Time Bar Exam Takers Total155192
New Graduates148187
Prior Year Graduates75
Early Takers00
No Exam Takers1616
Exam Passer134177
Exam Pass Rate86.45%92.18%
Ohio Pass Rate79.53%83.33%

Law Schools in Ohio

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