University of Virginia School of Law

The law school of University of Virginia-Main Campus, known as University of Virginia School of Law, is a Public, 4 years school in Charlottesville, VA. Total 936 students are attending the law school and 286 first-year students enrolled last year. Its average LSAT score submitted by enrolled students is 171 and the average GPA is 3.91. The law school tuition & fees at University of Virginia School of Law is $71,500.

  • LSAT Average: 171
  • 2023 Law School Tuition & Fees (JD): $71,500
  • Acceptance Rate: 9.66%
  • Student Population: 936
  • First-Year Student: 286

2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

The 2022-2023 tuition & fees at University of Virginia School of Law is $68,500 for Virginia residents and $71,500 for out-of-state students. The tuition increased by 2.88% compared to last year.
The average tuition & fees of law schools in Virginia is $41,334 for Virginia residents and $44,758 for out-of-state students. For all laws schools in United States, the average law school tuition & fees is $38,162 for State residents and $43,641 for out-of-state students.
The tuition & fees of University of Virginia School of Law is more expensive than the average tuition & fees of Virginia law schools, as well as costs of all law schools in United States.
The next table shows the University of Virginia School of Law tuition & fees and compare it to the Virginia 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 Virginia School of Law$63,200$66,200$66,500$69,500$68,500$71,500
Virginia Law Schools$41,334$44,758 $41,334$44,758-
All U.S. Law Schools$38,035$43,389 $38,162$43,641-

LSAT score and GPA in Average

The average LSAT scores submitted by enrolled students is 171 and the average GPA is 3.91 at University of Virginia School of Law.
The LSAT score of University of Virginia School of Law is higher than the average LSAT score of Virginia law schools, as well as all law schools in United States.
The undergraduate GPA of University of Virginia School of Law is higher than the average LSAT score of Virginia 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 Virginia School of LawVirginia Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
25th percentile166156155
50th percentile171160158
75th percentile173163161
GPA distribution
University of Virginia School of LawVirginia Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
25th percentile3.643.383.27
50th percentile3.913.653.55
75th percentile3.973.813.74

Acceptance Rate & Admission Statistics

For academic year 2020-2021, total 7,047 students have applied to University of Virginia School of Law. Among them, 681 students have accepted to admit and 286 have enrolled into University of Virginia School of LawThe acceptance rate is 9.66% and the yield is 42%.
The acceptance rate of University of Virginia School of Law is lower than the acceptance rate of Virginia 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 Virginia School of Law.
Admission Statistics
University of Virginia School of LawVirginia Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
Applicants7,04717,880472,661
Admitted6814,328133,801
Enrolled2861,31239,745
Acceptance Rate9.66%34.29%39.89%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)42.00%32.08%32.70%

Law School Student Population

For academic year 2020-2021, total 936 students enrolled to University of Virginia School of Law. Among them 922 students enrolled in JD (Juris Doctor degree) program and 14 students enrolled in Non-JD program.
For the first class, 286 students newly joined to to University of Virginia School of Law. By gender, there are 145 men , 153 women, and 1 other/unknown gender first-time students at University of Virginia School of Law. All students enrolled as full-time status at University of Virginia School of Law.
Student Population
20202021
Total Enrollment1,012936
JD Enrollment964922
Non-JD Enrollment4814
Non-JD Enrollment (Online)0-1
First-year Student Population
20202021
Total303286
Men184145
Women151153
Other01

Bar Exam Pass Rate

For the first time bar exam takers, the bar exam pass rate is 98.35% where 303 students took the exam and 298 students passed the exam. The pass rate is higher than average pass rate of Virginia law schools (80.34%).
Bar Exam Pass Rate
20202021
Number of Graduates288313
First-Time Bar Exam Takers Total285303
New Graduates280293
Prior Year Graduates510
Early Takers00
No Exam Takers820
Exam Passer273298
Exam Pass Rate95.79%98.35%
Virginia Pass Rate77.69%80.34%

Law Schools in Virginia

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