University of Puerto Rico School of Law

The law school of University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras, known as University of Puerto Rico School of Law, is a Public, 4 years school in San Juan, PR. Total 533 students are attending the law school and 124 first-year students enrolled last year. Its average LSAT score submitted by enrolled students is 149 and the average GPA is 3.75. The law school tuition & fees at University of Puerto Rico School of Law is $8,680.

  • LSAT Average: 149
  • 2022 Law School Tuition & Fees (JD): $8,680
  • Acceptance Rate: 66.96%
  • Student Population: 533
  • First-Year Student: 124

2021-2022 Tuition & Fees

The 2021-2022 tuition & fees at University of Puerto Rico School of Law is $8,680 for law school students. The tuition increased by 12.73% compared to last year.
The average tuition & fees of law schools in Puerto Rico is $13,011 for Puerto Rico residents and $15,511 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 Puerto Rico School of Law is cheaper than the average tuition & fees of Puerto Rico law schools.
The next table shows the University of Puerto Rico School of Law tuition & fees and compare it to the Puerto Rico law schools and all U.S. Law schools.
Law School Tuition & Fees
20212022
University of Puerto Rico School of Law$7,700$8,680
Puerto Rico Law Schools$15,511$15,511
All U.S. Law Schools$43,389$43,395

LSAT score and GPA in Average

The average LSAT scores submitted by enrolled students is 149 and the average GPA is 3.75 at University of Puerto Rico School of Law.
The LSAT score of University of Puerto Rico School of Law is higher than the average LSAT score of Puerto Rico law schools.
The undergraduate GPA of University of Puerto Rico School of Law is higher than the average LSAT score of Puerto Rico 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 Puerto Rico School of LawPuerto Rico Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
Full-timePart-time
25th percentile145143138155
50th percentile150145142158
75th percentile154150146161
GPA distribution
University of Puerto Rico School of LawPuerto Rico Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
Full-timePart-time
25th percentile3.583.653.173.27
50th percentile3.743.783.423.54
75th percentile3.883.883.673.74

Acceptance Rate & Admission Statistics

For academic year 2020-2021, total 460 students have applied to University of Puerto Rico School of Law. Among them, 308 students have accepted to admit and 124 have enrolled into University of Puerto Rico School of LawThe acceptance rate is 66.96% and the yield is 40%.
The acceptance rate of University of Puerto Rico School of Law is higher than the acceptance rate of Puerto Rico law schools.
The next table illustrates the admission counts, acceptance rate, and yield at University of Puerto Rico School of Law.
Admission Statistics
University of Puerto Rico School of LawPuerto Rico Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
Applicants4601,480475,703
Admitted308760135,643
Enrolled12449040,338
Acceptance Rate66.96%51.64%40.11%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)40.26%68.61%32.70%

Law School Student Population

For academic year 2020-2021, total 533 students enrolled to University of Puerto Rico School of Law. Among them 504 students enrolled in JD (Juris Doctor degree) program and 29 students enrolled in Non-JD program.
For the first class, 124 students newly joined to to University of Puerto Rico School of Law. By gender, there are 37 men and 86 women first-time students at University of Puerto Rico School of Law. By attending status, 94 students enrolled as full-time and 29 students enrolled as part-time status.
Student Population
20202021
Total Enrollment586533
JD Enrollment567504
Non-JD Enrollment1929
Non-JD Enrollment (Online)0-1
First-year Student Population
20202021
TotalFull timePart timeTotalFull timePart time
Total13710335 1249429
Men644516 442611
Women775819 866818

Bar Exam Pass Rate

For the first time bar exam takers, the bar exam pass rate is 42.18% where 147 students took the exam and 62 students passed the exam. The pass rate is higher than average pass rate of Puerto Rico law schools (35.92%).
Bar Exam Pass Rate
20202021
Number of Graduates171178
First-Time Bar Exam Takers Total166147
New Graduates133125
Prior Year Graduates3322
Early Takers00
No Exam Takers3853
Exam Passer8162
Exam Pass Rate48.79%42.18%
Puerto Rico Pass Rate34.61%35.92%

Law Schools in Puerto Rico

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