University of Minnesota Law School

The law school of University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, known as University of Minnesota Law School, is a Public, 4 years school in Minneapolis, MN. Total 716 students are attending the law school and 223 first-year students enrolled last year. Its average LSAT score submitted by enrolled students is 166 and the average GPA is 3.80. The law school tuition & fees at University of Minnesota Law School is $56,946.

  • LSAT Average: 166
  • 2023 Law School Tuition & Fees (JD): $56,946
  • Acceptance Rate: 27.57%
  • Student Population: 716
  • First-Year Student: 223

2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

The 2022-2023 tuition & fees at University of Minnesota Law School is $47,754 for Minnesota residents and $56,946 for out-of-state students. The tuition increased by 2.67% compared to last year. The average living costs besides tuition & fees is $16,822 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 Minnesota is $37,126 for Minnesota residents and $40,078 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 Minnesota Law School is more expensive than the average tuition & fees of Minnesota law schools, as well as costs of all law schools in United States.
The next table shows the University of Minnesota Law School tuition & fees and compare it to the Minnesota 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 Minnesota Law School$45,808$54,664$46,488$55,464$47,754$56,946
Minnesota Law Schools$37,126$40,078 $37,126$40,078-
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 166 and the average GPA is 3.8 at University of Minnesota Law School.
The LSAT score of University of Minnesota Law School is higher than the average LSAT score of Minnesota law schools, as well as all law schools in United States.
The undergraduate GPA of University of Minnesota Law School is higher than the average LSAT score of Minnesota 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
University of Minnesota Law SchoolMinnesota Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
25th percentile161154155
50th percentile166158158
75th percentile167161161
GPA distribution
University of Minnesota Law SchoolMinnesota Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
25th percentile3.553.243.27
50th percentile3.83.523.54
75th percentile3.893.743.74

Acceptance Rate & Admission Statistics

For academic year 2020-2021, total 2,655 students have applied to University of Minnesota Law School. Among them, 732 students have accepted to admit and 223 have enrolled into University of Minnesota Law SchoolThe acceptance rate is 27.57% and the yield is 30%.
The acceptance rate of University of Minnesota Law School is lower than the acceptance rate of Minnesota law schools, as well as all law schools in United States.
The next table illustrates the admission counts, acceptance rate, and yield at University of Minnesota Law School.
Admission Statistics
University of Minnesota Law SchoolMinnesota Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
Applicants2,6554,578475,703
Admitted7321,940135,643
Enrolled22377240,338
Acceptance Rate27.57%51.20%40.11%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)30.46%39.25%32.70%

Law School Student Population

For academic year 2020-2021, total 716 students enrolled to University of Minnesota Law School. Among them 677 students enrolled in JD (Juris Doctor degree) program and 39 students enrolled in Non-JD program.
For the first class, 223 students newly joined to to University of Minnesota Law School. By gender, there are 108 men , 122 women, and 1 other/unknown gender first-time students at University of Minnesota Law School. All students enrolled as full-time status at University of Minnesota Law School.
Student Population
20202021
Total Enrollment725716
JD Enrollment667677
Non-JD Enrollment5839
Non-JD Enrollment (Online)0-1
First-year Student Population
20202021
Total236223
Men109108
Women131122
Other01

Bar Exam Pass Rate

For the first time bar exam takers, the bar exam pass rate is 98.9% where 182 students took the exam and 180 students passed the exam. The pass rate is higher than average pass rate of Minnesota law schools (82.17%).
Bar Exam Pass Rate
20202021
Number of Graduates161200
First-Time Bar Exam Takers Total158182
New Graduates149179
Prior Year Graduates93
Early Takers00
No Exam Takers1221
Exam Passer147180
Exam Pass Rate93.04%98.9%
Minnesota Pass Rate79.62%82.17%

Law Schools in Minnesota

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