University of Massachusetts School of Law

The law school of University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth, known as University of Massachusetts School of Law, is a Public, 4 years school in North Dartmouth, MA. Total 366 students are attending the law school and 122 first-year students enrolled last year. Its average LSAT score submitted by enrolled students is 150 and the average GPA is 3.36. The law school tuition & fees at University of Massachusetts School of Law is $39,550.

  • LSAT Average: 150
  • 2023 Law School Tuition & Fees (JD): $39,550
  • Acceptance Rate: 64.47%
  • Student Population: 366
  • First-Year Student: 122

2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

The 2022-2023 tuition & fees at University of Massachusetts School of Law is $30,450 for Massachusetts residents and $39,550 for out-of-state students. The tuition increased by 3.69% compared to last year. The average living costs besides tuition & fees is $19,484 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 Massachusetts is $49,274 for Massachusetts residents and $49,831 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 University of Massachusetts School of Law is cheaper than the average tuition & fees of Massachusetts law schools.
The next table shows the University of Massachusetts School of Law tuition & fees and compare it to the Massachusetts 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
University of Massachusetts School of Law$29,236$38,144$29,236$38,144$30,450$39,550
Massachusetts Law Schools$49,274$49,831 $49,274$49,831-
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 150 and the average GPA is 3.36 at University of Massachusetts School of Law.
The LSAT score of University of Massachusetts School of Law is lower than the average LSAT score of Massachusetts law schools.
The undergraduate GPA of University of Massachusetts School of Law is lower than the average LSAT score of Massachusetts 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
University of Massachusetts School of LawMassachusetts Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
Full-timePart-time
25th percentile148149156155
50th percentile150151160158
75th percentile152154163161
GPA distribution
University of Massachusetts School of LawMassachusetts Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
Full-timePart-time
25th percentile3.052.973.323.27
50th percentile3.393.183.583.54
75th percentile3.633.523.753.74

Acceptance Rate & Admission Statistics

For academic year 2020-2021, total 1,199 students have applied to University of Massachusetts School of Law. Among them, 773 students have accepted to admit and 122 have enrolled into University of Massachusetts School of LawThe acceptance rate is 64.47% and the yield is 16%.
The acceptance rate of University of Massachusetts School of Law is higher than the acceptance rate of Massachusetts law schools.
The next table illustrates the admission counts, acceptance rate, and yield at University of Massachusetts School of Law.
Admission Statistics
University of Massachusetts School of LawMassachusetts Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
Applicants1,19935,806475,703
Admitted7739,108135,643
Enrolled1222,32440,338
Acceptance Rate64.47%39.70%40.11%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)15.78%27.55%32.70%

Law School Student Population

For academic year 2020-2021, total 366 students enrolled to University of Massachusetts School of Law. All students enrolled in JD(Juris Doctor Degree) program .
For the first class, 122 students newly joined to to University of Massachusetts School of Law. By gender, there are 59 men and 82 women first-time students at University of Massachusetts School of Law. By attending status, 115 students enrolled as full-time and 26 students enrolled as part-time status.
Student Population
20202021
Total Enrollment280366
JD Enrollment280366
Non-JD Enrollment00
Non-JD Enrollment (Online)0-1
First-year Student Population
20202021
TotalFull timePart timeTotalFull timePart time
Total1118626 12211526
Men584412 67509
Women564214 826517

Bar Exam Pass Rate

For the first time bar exam takers, the bar exam pass rate is 61.82% where 55 students took the exam and 34 students passed the exam. The pass rate is higher than average pass rate of Massachusetts law schools (0%).
Bar Exam Pass Rate
20202021
Number of Graduates4659
First-Time Bar Exam Takers Total4955
New Graduates4153
Prior Year Graduates82
Early Takers00
No Exam Takers56
Exam Passer3034
Exam Pass Rate61.23%61.82%
Massachusetts Pass Rate79.47%0%

Law Schools in Massachusetts

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