University of Wisconsin Law School

The law school of University of Wisconsin-Madison, known as University of Wisconsin Law School, is a Public, 4 years school in Madison, WI. Total 801 students are attending the law school and 264 first-year students enrolled last year. Its average LSAT score submitted by enrolled students is 164 and the average GPA is 3.65. The law school tuition & fees at University of Wisconsin Law School is $51,855.

  • LSAT Average: 164
  • 2023 Law School Tuition & Fees (JD): $51,855
  • Acceptance Rate: 36.15%
  • Student Population: 801
  • First-Year Student: 264

2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

The 2022-2023 tuition & fees at University of Wisconsin Law School is $33,158 for Wisconsin residents and $51,855 for out-of-state students. The tuition increased by 5.87% compared to last year. The average living costs besides tuition & fees is $14,904 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 Wisconsin is $36,619 for Wisconsin residents and $45,967 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 Wisconsin Law School is more expensive than the average tuition & fees of Wisconsin law schools, as well as costs of all law schools in United States.
The next table shows the University of Wisconsin Law School tuition & fees and compare it to the Wisconsin 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 Wisconsin Law School$27,704$46,401$30,282$48,979$33,158$51,855
Wisconsin Law Schools$36,619$45,967 $36,619$45,967-
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 3.65 at University of Wisconsin Law School.
The LSAT score of University of Wisconsin Law School is higher than the average LSAT score of Wisconsin law schools, as well as all law schools in United States.
The undergraduate GPA of University of Wisconsin Law School is higher than the average LSAT score of Wisconsin 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 Wisconsin Law SchoolWisconsin Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
25th percentile158155155
50th percentile164160158
75th percentile165161161
GPA distribution
University of Wisconsin Law SchoolWisconsin Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
25th percentile3.343.363.27
50th percentile3.653.613.54
75th percentile3.813.763.74

Acceptance Rate & Admission Statistics

For academic year 2020-2021, total 1,867 students have applied to University of Wisconsin Law School. Among them, 675 students have accepted to admit and 264 have enrolled into University of Wisconsin Law SchoolThe acceptance rate is 36.15% and the yield is 39%.
The acceptance rate of University of Wisconsin Law School is lower than the acceptance rate of Wisconsin 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 Wisconsin Law School.
Admission Statistics
University of Wisconsin Law SchoolWisconsin Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
Applicants1,8673,082475,703
Admitted6751,194135,643
Enrolled26446640,338
Acceptance Rate36.15%39.44%40.11%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)39.11%39.02%32.70%

Law School Student Population

For academic year 2020-2021, total 801 students enrolled to University of Wisconsin Law School. Among them 757 students enrolled in JD (Juris Doctor degree) program and 44 students enrolled in Non-JD program.
For the first class, 264 students newly joined to to University of Wisconsin Law School. By gender, there are 147 men and 137 women first-time students at University of Wisconsin Law School. All students enrolled as full-time status at University of Wisconsin Law School.
Student Population
20202021
Total Enrollment732801
JD Enrollment650757
Non-JD Enrollment8244
Non-JD Enrollment (Online)0-1
First-year Student Population
20202021
Total218264
Men104147
Women119137

Bar Exam Pass Rate

For the first time bar exam takers, the bar exam pass rate is 100% where 4 students took the exam and 4 students passed the exam. The pass rate is higher than average pass rate of Wisconsin law schools (78.86%).
Bar Exam Pass Rate
20202021
Number of Graduates151147
First-Time Bar Exam Takers Total1494
New Graduates1492
Prior Year Graduates02
Early Takers00
No Exam Takers2143
Exam Passer1494
Exam Pass Rate100%100%
Wisconsin Pass Rate76.99%78.86%

Law Schools in Wisconsin

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