Sturm College of Law

The law school of University of Denver, known as Sturm College of Law, is a Private, 4 years school in Denver, CO. Total 967 students are attending the law school and 243 first-year students enrolled last year. Its average LSAT score submitted by enrolled students is 160 and the average GPA is 3.63. The law school tuition & fees at Sturm College of Law is $56,942.

  • LSAT Average: 160
  • 2023 Law School Tuition & Fees (JD): $56,942
  • Acceptance Rate: 37.66%
  • Student Population: 967
  • First-Year Student: 243

2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

The 2022-2023 tuition & fees at Sturm College of Law is $56,942 for law school students. The tuition increased by 2.98% compared to last year.
The average tuition & fees of law schools in Colorado is $42,363 for Colorado residents and $45,756 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 Sturm College of Law is more expensive than the average tuition & fees of Colorado law schools, as well as costs of all law schools in United States.
The next table shows the Sturm College of Law tuition & fees and compare it to the Colorado 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
Sturm College of Law$54,212$55,292$56,942
Colorado Law Schools$45,756$45,756-
All U.S. Law Schools$43,389$43,395-

LSAT score and GPA in Average

The average LSAT scores submitted by enrolled students is 160 and the average GPA is 3.63 at Sturm College of Law.
The LSAT score of Sturm College of Law is lower than the average LSAT score of Colorado law schools.
The undergraduate GPA of Sturm College of Law is higher than the average LSAT score of Colorado 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
Sturm College of LawColorado Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
Full-timePart-time
25th percentile157155159155
50th percentile160160162158
75th percentile162161164161
GPA distribution
Sturm College of LawColorado Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
Full-timePart-time
25th percentile3.43.153.373.27
50th percentile3.643.373.623.54
75th percentile3.813.73.773.74

Acceptance Rate & Admission Statistics

For academic year 2020-2021, total 2,690 students have applied to Sturm College of Law. Among them, 1,013 students have accepted to admit and 243 have enrolled into Sturm College of LawThe acceptance rate is 37.66% and the yield is 24%.
The acceptance rate of Sturm College of Law is higher than the acceptance rate of Colorado law schools.
The next table illustrates the admission counts, acceptance rate, and yield at Sturm College of Law.
Admission Statistics
Sturm College of LawColorado Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
Applicants2,6906,438475,703
Admitted1,0132,051135,643
Enrolled24340040,338
Acceptance Rate37.66%32.68%40.11%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)23.99%19.56%32.70%

Law School Student Population

For academic year 2020-2021, total 967 students enrolled to Sturm College of Law. Among them 816 students enrolled in JD (Juris Doctor degree) program and 151 students enrolled in Non-JD program.
For the first class, 243 students newly joined to to Sturm College of Law. By gender, there are 88 men , 165 women, and 2 other/unknown gender first-time students at Sturm College of Law. By attending status, 213 students enrolled as full-time and 42 students enrolled as part-time status.
Student Population
20202021
Total Enrollment935967
JD Enrollment776816
Non-JD Enrollment159151
Non-JD Enrollment (Online)65-1
First-year Student Population
20202021
TotalFull timePart timeTotalFull timePart time
Total26823336 24321241
Men13111217 1037513
Women14012119 16513728
Other220 211

Bar Exam Pass Rate

For the first time bar exam takers, the bar exam pass rate is 79.13% where 206 students took the exam and 163 students passed the exam. The pass rate is lower than average pass rate of Colorado law schools (79.34%).
Bar Exam Pass Rate
20202021
Number of Graduates244205
First-Time Bar Exam Takers Total240206
New Graduates201162
Prior Year Graduates3944
Early Takers00
No Exam Takers4343
Exam Passer194163
Exam Pass Rate80.83%79.13%
Colorado Pass Rate76.66%79.34%

Law Schools in Colorado

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