University of Missouri School of Law

The law school of University of Missouri-Columbia, known as University of Missouri School of Law, is a Public, 4 years school in Columbia, MO. Total 368 students are attending the law school and 134 first-year students enrolled last year. Its average LSAT score submitted by enrolled students is 159 and the average GPA is 3.69. The law school tuition & fees at University of Missouri School of Law is $30,243.

  • LSAT Average: 159
  • 2023 Law School Tuition & Fees (JD): $30,243
  • Acceptance Rate: 51.73%
  • Student Population: 368
  • First-Year Student: 134

2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

The 2022-2023 tuition & fees at University of Missouri School of Law is $24,243 for Missouri residents and $30,243 for out-of-state students. The tuition has not been increased to the same amount as last year. The average living costs besides tuition & fees is $10,586 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 Missouri is $36,003 for Missouri residents and $45,056 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 Missouri School of Law is cheaper than the average tuition & fees of Missouri law schools.
The next table shows the University of Missouri School of Law tuition & fees and compare it to the Missouri 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 Missouri School of Law$22,030$40,702$23,127$41,787$24,243$30,243
Missouri Law Schools$36,003$45,056 $36,003$45,056-
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 159 and the average GPA is 3.69 at University of Missouri School of Law.
The LSAT score of University of Missouri School of Law is lower than the average LSAT score of Missouri law schools.
The undergraduate GPA of University of Missouri School of Law is higher than the average LSAT score of Missouri 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 Missouri School of LawMissouri Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
25th percentile154156155
50th percentile159160158
75th percentile161162161
GPA distribution
University of Missouri School of LawMissouri Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
25th percentile3.523.383.27
50th percentile3.693.653.54
75th percentile3.863.833.74

Acceptance Rate & Admission Statistics

For academic year 2020-2021, total 665 students have applied to University of Missouri School of Law. Among them, 344 students have accepted to admit and 134 have enrolled into University of Missouri School of LawThe acceptance rate is 51.73% and the yield is 39%.
The acceptance rate of University of Missouri School of Law is higher than the acceptance rate of Missouri law schools.
The next table illustrates the admission counts, acceptance rate, and yield at University of Missouri School of Law.
Admission Statistics
University of Missouri School of LawMissouri Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
Applicants6658,111475,703
Admitted3442,152135,643
Enrolled13473240,338
Acceptance Rate51.73%45.57%40.11%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)38.95%36.27%32.70%

Law School Student Population

For academic year 2020-2021, total 368 students enrolled to University of Missouri School of Law. Among them 346 students enrolled in JD (Juris Doctor degree) program and 22 students enrolled in Non-JD program.
For the first class, 134 students newly joined to to University of Missouri School of Law. By gender, there are 71 men and 71 women first-time students at University of Missouri School of Law. All students enrolled as full-time status at University of Missouri School of Law.
Student Population
20202021
Total Enrollment289368
JD Enrollment273346
Non-JD Enrollment1622
Non-JD Enrollment (Online)0-1
First-year Student Population
20202021
Total93134
Men5171
Women4571

Bar Exam Pass Rate

For the first time bar exam takers, the bar exam pass rate is 95.71% where 70 students took the exam and 67 students passed the exam. The pass rate is higher than average pass rate of Missouri law schools (84.18%).
Bar Exam Pass Rate
20202021
Number of Graduates9081
First-Time Bar Exam Takers Total8670
New Graduates7869
Prior Year Graduates81
Early Takers00
No Exam Takers810
Exam Passer7667
Exam Pass Rate88.37%95.71%
Missouri Pass Rate81.16%84.18%

Law Schools in Missouri

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