Roger Williams University School of Law

Roger Williams University School of Law is a Private, 4 years school in Bristol, RI. Total 527 students are attending the law school and 184 first-year students enrolled last year. Its average LSAT score submitted by enrolled students is 150 and the average GPA is 3.17. The law school tuition & fees at Roger Williams University School of Law is $44,715.

  • LSAT Average: 150
  • 2023 Law School Tuition & Fees (JD): $44,715
  • Acceptance Rate: 63.02%
  • Student Population: 527
  • First-Year Student: 184

2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

The 2022-2023 tuition & fees at Roger Williams University School of Law is $44,715 for law school students. The tuition increased by 103.25% compared to last year.
The average tuition & fees of law schools in Rhode Island is $18,382 for Rhode Island residents and $18,382 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 Roger Williams University School of Law is more expensive than the average tuition & fees of Rhode Island law schools.
The next table shows the Roger Williams University School of Law tuition & fees and compare it to the Rhode Island 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
Roger Williams University School of Law$40,110$22,000$44,715
Rhode Island Law Schools$18,382$18,382-
All U.S. Law Schools$43,389$43,395-

LSAT score and GPA in Average

The average LSAT scores submitted by enrolled students is 150 and the average GPA is 3.17 at Roger Williams University School of Law.
The undergraduate GPA of Roger Williams University School of Law is lower than the average LSAT score of Rhode Island 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
Roger Williams University School of LawRhode Island Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
25th percentile148148155
50th percentile150150158
75th percentile155155161
GPA distribution
Roger Williams University School of LawRhode Island Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
25th percentile2.892.893.27
50th percentile3.173.173.54
75th percentile3.523.523.74

Acceptance Rate & Admission Statistics

For academic year 2020-2021, total 1,006 students have applied to Roger Williams University School of Law. Among them, 634 students have accepted to admit and 184 have enrolled into Roger Williams University School of LawThe acceptance rate is 63.02% and the yield is 29%.
The acceptance rate of Roger Williams University School of Law is lower than the acceptance rate of Rhode Island law schools.
The next table illustrates the admission counts, acceptance rate, and yield at Roger Williams University School of Law.
Admission Statistics
Roger Williams University School of LawRhode Island Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
Applicants1,0061,006475,703
Admitted634634135,643
Enrolled18418440,338
Acceptance Rate63.02%63.02%40.11%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)29.02%29.02%32.70%

Law School Student Population

For academic year 2020-2021, total 527 students enrolled to Roger Williams University School of Law. Among them 522 students enrolled in JD (Juris Doctor degree) program and 5 students enrolled in Non-JD program.
For the first class, 184 students newly joined to to Roger Williams University School of Law. By gender, there are 73 men , 115 women, and 4 other/unknown gender first-time students at Roger Williams University School of Law. All students enrolled as full-time status at Roger Williams University School of Law.
Student Population
20202021
Total Enrollment492527
JD Enrollment483522
Non-JD Enrollment95
Non-JD Enrollment (Online)0-1
First-year Student Population
20202021
Total167184
Men6173
Women104115
Other44

Bar Exam Pass Rate

For the first time bar exam takers, the bar exam pass rate is 69.44% where 108 students took the exam and 75 students passed the exam. The pass rate is lower than average pass rate of Rhode Island law schools (69.49%).
Bar Exam Pass Rate
20202021
Number of Graduates134145
First-Time Bar Exam Takers Total128108
New Graduates11599
Prior Year Graduates139
Early Takers00
No Exam Takers1945
Exam Passer7675
Exam Pass Rate59.37%69.44%
Rhode Island Pass Rate74.12%69.49%

Law Schools in Rhode Island

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