University of New Hampshire School of Law

The law school of University of New Hampshire-Franklin Pierce School of Law, known as University of New Hampshire School of Law, is a Public, 4 years school in Concord, NH. Total 572 students are attending the law school and 219 first-year students enrolled last year. Its average LSAT score submitted by enrolled students is 158 and the average GPA is 3.50. The law school tuition & fees at University of New Hampshire School of Law is $47,314.

  • LSAT Average: 158
  • 2023 Law School Tuition & Fees (JD): $47,314
  • Acceptance Rate: 49.70%
  • Student Population: 572
  • First-Year Student: 219

2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

The 2022-2023 tuition & fees at University of New Hampshire School of Law is $40,314 for New Hampshire residents and $47,314 for out-of-state students. The tuition increased by 2.17% compared to last year. The average living costs besides tuition & fees is $14,630 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 New Hampshire is $38,305 for New Hampshire residents and $44,305 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 New Hampshire School of Law is more expensive than the average tuition & fees of New Hampshire law schools, as well as costs of all law schools in United States.
The next table shows the University of New Hampshire School of Law tuition & fees and compare it to the New Hampshire 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 New Hampshire School of Law$39,308$45,308$39,310$46,310$40,314$47,314
New Hampshire Law Schools$38,305$44,305 $38,305$44,305-
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 158 and the average GPA is 3.5 at University of New Hampshire School of Law.
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 New Hampshire School of LawNew Hampshire Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
Full-timePart-time
25th percentile154153153155
50th percentile158156158158
75th percentile160158160161
GPA distribution
University of New Hampshire School of LawNew Hampshire Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
Full-timePart-time
25th percentile3.223.063.153.27
50th percentile3.523.463.503.54
75th percentile3.713.633.693.74

Acceptance Rate & Admission Statistics

For academic year 2020-2021, total 1,177 students have applied to University of New Hampshire School of Law. Among them, 585 students have accepted to admit and 219 have enrolled into University of New Hampshire School of LawThe acceptance rate is 49.70% and the yield is 37%.
The acceptance rate of University of New Hampshire School of Law is higher than the acceptance rate of New Hampshire law schools.
The next table illustrates the admission counts, acceptance rate, and yield at University of New Hampshire School of Law.
Admission Statistics
University of New Hampshire School of LawNew Hampshire Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
Applicants1,1771,177475,703
Admitted585585135,643
Enrolled21921940,338
Acceptance Rate49.70%49.70%40.11%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)37.44%37.44%32.70%

Law School Student Population

For academic year 2020-2021, total 572 students enrolled to University of New Hampshire School of Law. Among them 512 students enrolled in JD (Juris Doctor degree) program and 60 students enrolled in Non-JD program.
For the first class, 219 students newly joined to to University of New Hampshire School of Law. By gender, there are 143 men and 87 women first-time students at University of New Hampshire School of Law. By attending status, 145 students enrolled as full-time and 85 students enrolled as part-time status.
Student Population
20202021
Total Enrollment381572
JD Enrollment305512
Non-JD Enrollment7660
Non-JD Enrollment (Online)70-1
First-year Student Population
20202021
TotalFull timePart timeTotalFull timePart time
Total1369940 21914585
Men775821 1128558
Women604119 876027

Bar Exam Pass Rate

For the first time bar exam takers, the bar exam pass rate is 93.44% where 61 students took the exam and 57 students passed the exam. The pass rate is higher than average pass rate of New Hampshire law schools (77.54%).
Bar Exam Pass Rate
20202021
Number of Graduates6171
First-Time Bar Exam Takers Total6261
New Graduates5654
Prior Year Graduates45
Early Takers22
No Exam Takers515
Exam Passer5457
Exam Pass Rate87.09%93.44%
New Hampshire Pass Rate72.22%77.54%

Law Schools in New Hampshire

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