S.J. Quinney College of Law

The law school of University of Utah, known as S.J. Quinney College of Law, is a Public, 4 years school in Salt Lake City, UT. Total 301 students are attending the law school and 94 first-year students enrolled last year. Its average LSAT score submitted by enrolled students is 163 and the average GPA is 3.82. The law school tuition & fees at S.J. Quinney College of Law is $43,598.

  • LSAT Average: 163
  • 2023 Law School Tuition & Fees (JD): $43,598
  • Acceptance Rate: 25.52%
  • Student Population: 301
  • First-Year Student: 94

2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

The 2022-2023 tuition & fees at S.J. Quinney College of Law is $33,634 for Utah residents and $43,598 for out-of-state students. The tuition increased by 9.54% compared to last year. The average living costs besides tuition & fees is $9,306 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 Utah is $21,347 for Utah residents and $25,815 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 S.J. Quinney College of Law is more expensive than the average tuition & fees of Utah law schools.
The next table shows the S.J. Quinney College of Law tuition & fees and compare it to the Utah 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
S.J. Quinney College of Law$29,244$38,179$30,459$39,800$33,634$43,598
Utah Law Schools$21,347$25,815 $21,347$25,815-
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 3.82 at S.J. Quinney College of Law.
The LSAT score of S.J. Quinney College of Law is lower than the average LSAT score of Utah law schools.
The undergraduate GPA of S.J. Quinney College of Law is lower than the average LSAT score of Utah 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
S.J. Quinney College of LawUtah Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
25th percentile159161155
50th percentile163165158
75th percentile165167161
GPA distribution
S.J. Quinney College of LawUtah Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
25th percentile3.623.563.27
50th percentile3.823.833.54
75th percentile3.913.923.74

Acceptance Rate & Admission Statistics

For academic year 2020-2021, total 1,113 students have applied to S.J. Quinney College of Law. Among them, 284 students have accepted to admit and 94 have enrolled into S.J. Quinney College of LawThe acceptance rate is 25.52% and the yield is 33%.
The acceptance rate of S.J. Quinney College of Law is lower than the acceptance rate of Utah law schools, as well as all law schools in United States.
The next table illustrates the admission counts, acceptance rate, and yield at S.J. Quinney College of Law.
Admission Statistics
S.J. Quinney College of LawUtah Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
Applicants1,1131,589475,703
Admitted284474135,643
Enrolled9422740,338
Acceptance Rate25.52%32.72%40.11%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)33.10%51.55%32.70%

Law School Student Population

For academic year 2020-2021, total 301 students enrolled to S.J. Quinney College of Law. Among them 288 students enrolled in JD (Juris Doctor degree) program and 13 students enrolled in Non-JD program.
For the first class, 94 students newly joined to to S.J. Quinney College of Law. By gender, there are 42 men , 52 women, and 1 other/unknown gender first-time students at S.J. Quinney College of Law. All students enrolled as full-time status at S.J. Quinney College of Law.
Student Population
20202021
Total Enrollment312301
JD Enrollment292288
Non-JD Enrollment2013
Non-JD Enrollment (Online)0-1
First-year Student Population
20202021
Total10294
Men4942
Women5552
Other01

Bar Exam Pass Rate

For the first time bar exam takers, the bar exam pass rate is 94.44% where 18 students took the exam and 17 students passed the exam. The pass rate is higher than average pass rate of Utah law schools (78.38%).
Bar Exam Pass Rate
20202021
Number of Graduates8192
First-Time Bar Exam Takers Total7318
New Graduates7310
Prior Year Graduates08
Early Takers00
No Exam Takers882
Exam Passer6617
Exam Pass Rate90.41%94.44%
Utah Pass Rate84.1%78.38%

Law Schools in Utah

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