Seattle University School of Law

Seattle University School of Law is a Private, 4 years school in Seattle, WA. Total 691 students are attending the law school and 230 first-year students enrolled last year. Its average LSAT score submitted by enrolled students is 157 and the average GPA is 3.36. The law school tuition & fees at Seattle University School of Law is $53,921.

  • LSAT Average: 157
  • 2023 Law School Tuition & Fees (JD): $53,921
  • Acceptance Rate: 51.95%
  • Student Population: 691
  • First-Year Student: 230

2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

The 2022-2023 tuition & fees at Seattle University School of Law is $53,921 for law school students. The tuition increased by 5.04% compared to last year.
The average tuition & fees of law schools in Washington is $42,037 for Washington residents and $45,883 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 Seattle University School of Law is more expensive than the average tuition & fees of Washington law schools, as well as costs of all law schools in United States.
The next table shows the Seattle University School of Law tuition & fees and compare it to the Washington 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
Seattle University School of Law$50,604$51,333$53,921
Washington Law Schools$45,883$45,883-
All U.S. Law Schools$43,389$43,395-

LSAT score and GPA in Average

The average LSAT scores submitted by enrolled students is 157 and the average GPA is 3.36 at Seattle University School of Law.
The LSAT score of Seattle University School of Law is lower than the average LSAT score of Washington law schools.
The undergraduate GPA of Seattle University School of Law is lower than the average LSAT score of Washington 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
Seattle University School of LawWashington Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
Full-timePart-time
25th percentile153150155155
50th percentile157155158158
75th percentile160159161161
GPA distribution
Seattle University School of LawWashington Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
Full-timePart-time
25th percentile3.093.073.283.27
50th percentile3.393.233.513.54
75th percentile3.593.423.693.74

Acceptance Rate & Admission Statistics

For academic year 2020-2021, total 1,748 students have applied to Seattle University School of Law. Among them, 908 students have accepted to admit and 230 have enrolled into Seattle University School of LawThe acceptance rate is 51.95% and the yield is 25%.
The acceptance rate of Seattle University School of Law is higher than the acceptance rate of Washington law schools.
The next table illustrates the admission counts, acceptance rate, and yield at Seattle University School of Law.
Admission Statistics
Seattle University School of LawWashington Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
Applicants1,7486,168475,703
Admitted9082,444135,643
Enrolled23058540,338
Acceptance Rate51.95%44.26%40.11%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)25.33%23.87%32.70%

Law School Student Population

For academic year 2020-2021, total 691 students enrolled to Seattle University School of Law. Among them 677 students enrolled in JD (Juris Doctor degree) program and 14 students enrolled in Non-JD program.
For the first class, 230 students newly joined to to Seattle University School of Law. By gender, there are 87 men and 147 women first-time students at Seattle University School of Law. By attending status, 191 students enrolled as full-time and 43 students enrolled as part-time status.
Student Population
20202021
Total Enrollment677691
JD Enrollment647677
Non-JD Enrollment3014
Non-JD Enrollment (Online)0-1
First-year Student Population
20202021
TotalFull timePart timeTotalFull timePart time
Total22619330 23019143
Men100788 1047413
Women13711522 14711730

Bar Exam Pass Rate

For the first time bar exam takers, the bar exam pass rate is 76.92% where 65 students took the exam and 50 students passed the exam. The pass rate is higher than average pass rate of Washington law schools (74.04%).
Bar Exam Pass Rate
20202021
Number of Graduates180184
First-Time Bar Exam Takers Total17465
New Graduates12731
Prior Year Graduates4734
Early Takers00
No Exam Takers53149
Exam Passer12450
Exam Pass Rate71.27%76.92%
Washington Pass Rate75.51%74.04%

Law Schools in Washington

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