University of Washington School of Law

The law school of University of Washington-Seattle Campus, known as University of Washington School of Law, is a Public, 4 years school in Seattle, WA. Total 721 students are attending the law school and 166 first-year students enrolled last year. Its average LSAT score submitted by enrolled students is 164 and the average GPA is 3.67. The law school tuition & fees at University of Washington School of Law is $51,534.

  • LSAT Average: 164
  • 2023 Law School Tuition & Fees (JD): $51,534
  • Acceptance Rate: 25.57%
  • Student Population: 721
  • First-Year Student: 166

2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

The 2022-2023 tuition & fees at University of Washington School of Law is $40,035 for Washington residents and $51,534 for out-of-state students. The tuition has not been increased to the same amount as last year.
The average tuition & fees of law schools in Washington is $42,037 for Washington residents and $45,883 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 Washington School of Law is more expensive than the average tuition & fees of Washington law schools, as well as costs of all law schools in United States.
The next table shows the University of Washington School of Law tuition & fees and compare it to the Washington 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 Washington School of Law$38,868$50,271$40,035$51,534$40,035$51,534
Washington Law Schools$42,037$45,883 $42,037$45,883-
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 164 and the average GPA is 3.67 at University of Washington School of Law.
The LSAT score of University of Washington School of Law is higher than the average LSAT score of Washington law schools, as well as all law schools in United States.
The undergraduate GPA of University of Washington School of Law is higher than the average LSAT score of Washington 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 Washington School of LawWashington Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
25th percentile160155155
50th percentile164158158
75th percentile167161161
GPA distribution
University of Washington School of LawWashington Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
25th percentile3.523.283.27
50th percentile3.673.513.54
75th percentile3.793.693.74

Acceptance Rate & Admission Statistics

For academic year 2020-2021, total 3,054 students have applied to University of Washington School of Law. Among them, 781 students have accepted to admit and 166 have enrolled into University of Washington School of LawThe acceptance rate is 25.57% and the yield is 21%.
The acceptance rate of University of Washington School of Law is lower than the acceptance rate of Washington 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 Washington School of Law.
Admission Statistics
University of Washington School of LawWashington Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
Applicants3,0546,168475,703
Admitted7812,444135,643
Enrolled16658540,338
Acceptance Rate25.57%44.26%40.11%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)21.25%23.87%32.70%

Law School Student Population

For academic year 2020-2021, total 721 students enrolled to University of Washington School of Law. Among them 492 students enrolled in JD (Juris Doctor degree) program and 229 students enrolled in Non-JD program.
For the first class, 166 students newly joined to to University of Washington School of Law. By gender, there are 70 men , 100 women, and 2 other/unknown gender first-time students at University of Washington School of Law. All students enrolled as full-time status at University of Washington School of Law.
Student Population
20202021
Total Enrollment638721
JD Enrollment493492
Non-JD Enrollment145229
Non-JD Enrollment (Online)0-1
First-year Student Population
20202021
Total158166
Men6170
Women98100
Other52

Bar Exam Pass Rate

For the first time bar exam takers, the bar exam pass rate is 83.33% where 24 students took the exam and 20 students passed the exam. The pass rate is higher than average pass rate of Washington law schools (76.47%).
Bar Exam Pass Rate
20202021
Number of Graduates155162
First-Time Bar Exam Takers Total14724
New Graduates13714
Prior Year Graduates1010
Early Takers00
No Exam Takers18148
Exam Passer12420
Exam Pass Rate84.35%83.33%
Washington Pass Rate75.78%76.47%

Law Schools in Washington

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