Mitchell Hamline School of Law

Mitchell Hamline School of Law is a Private, 4 years school in Saint Paul, MN. Total 1,398 students are attending the law school and 389 first-year students enrolled last year. Its average LSAT score submitted by enrolled students is 153 and the average GPA is 3.29. The law school tuition & fees at Mitchell Hamline School of Law is $50,748.

  • LSAT Average: 153
  • 2023 Law School Tuition & Fees (JD): $50,748
  • Acceptance Rate: 62.38%
  • Student Population: 1,398
  • First-Year Student: 389

2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

The 2022-2023 tuition & fees at Mitchell Hamline School of Law is $50,748 for law school students. The tuition increased by 3.44% compared to last year.
The average tuition & fees of law schools in Minnesota is $37,126 for Minnesota residents and $40,078 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 Mitchell Hamline School of Law is more expensive than the average tuition & fees of Minnesota law schools, as well as costs of all law schools in United States.
The next table shows the Mitchell Hamline School of Law tuition & fees and compare it to the Minnesota 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
Mitchell Hamline School of Law$46,988$49,060$50,748
Minnesota Law Schools$40,078$40,078-
All U.S. Law Schools$43,389$43,395-

LSAT score and GPA in Average

The average LSAT scores submitted by enrolled students is 153 and the average GPA is 3.29 at Mitchell Hamline School of Law.
The LSAT score of Mitchell Hamline School of Law is lower than the average LSAT score of Minnesota law schools.
The undergraduate GPA of Mitchell Hamline School of Law is lower than the average LSAT score of Minnesota law schools.
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
Mitchell Hamline School of LawMinnesota Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
Full-timePart-time
25th percentile151149154155
50th percentile155152158158
75th percentile160157161161
GPA distribution
Mitchell Hamline School of LawMinnesota Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
Full-timePart-time
25th percentile3.12.813.243.27
50th percentile3.443.23.523.54
75th percentile3.683.553.743.74

Acceptance Rate & Admission Statistics

For academic year 2020-2021, total 1,252 students have applied to Mitchell Hamline School of Law. Among them, 781 students have accepted to admit and 389 have enrolled into Mitchell Hamline School of LawThe acceptance rate is 62.38% and the yield is 50%.
The acceptance rate of Mitchell Hamline School of Law is higher than the acceptance rate of Minnesota law schools.
The next table illustrates the admission counts, acceptance rate, and yield at Mitchell Hamline School of Law.
Admission Statistics
Mitchell Hamline School of LawMinnesota Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
Applicants1,2524,578475,703
Admitted7811,940135,643
Enrolled38977240,338
Acceptance Rate62.38%51.20%40.11%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)49.81%39.25%32.70%

Law School Student Population

For academic year 2020-2021, total 1,398 students enrolled to Mitchell Hamline School of Law. Among them 1,229 students enrolled in JD (Juris Doctor degree) program and 169 students enrolled in Non-JD program.
For the first class, 389 students newly joined to to Mitchell Hamline School of Law. By gender, there are 154 men , 241 women, and 1 other/unknown gender first-time students at Mitchell Hamline School of Law. By attending status, 147 students enrolled as full-time and 249 students enrolled as part-time status.
Student Population
20202021
Total Enrollment1,4221,398
JD Enrollment1,1761,229
Non-JD Enrollment246169
Non-JD Enrollment (Online)217-1
First-year Student Population
20202021
TotalFull timePart timeTotalFull timePart time
Total347140216 389146249
Men1866090 2075698
Women20680126 24190151
Other532 110

Bar Exam Pass Rate

For the first time bar exam takers, the bar exam pass rate is 66.19% where 278 students took the exam and 184 students passed the exam. The pass rate is lower than average pass rate of Minnesota law schools (82.25%).
Bar Exam Pass Rate
20202021
Number of Graduates297335
First-Time Bar Exam Takers Total279278
New Graduates250256
Prior Year Graduates2922
Early Takers00
No Exam Takers964
Exam Passer193184
Exam Pass Rate69.17%66.19%
Minnesota Pass Rate79.52%82.25%

Law Schools in Minnesota

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