Washington University School of Law

The law school of Washington University in St Louis, known as Washington University School of Law, is a Private, 4 years school in Saint Louis, MO. Total 1,511 students are attending the law school and 259 first-year students enrolled last year. Its average LSAT score submitted by enrolled students is 170 and the average GPA is 3.93. The law school tuition & fees at Washington University School of Law is $65,204.

  • LSAT Average: 170
  • 2023 Law School Tuition & Fees (JD): $65,204
  • Acceptance Rate: 15.88%
  • Student Population: 1,511
  • First-Year Student: 259

2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

The 2022-2023 tuition & fees at Washington University School of Law is $65,204 for law school students. The tuition increased by 3.16% compared to last year.
The average tuition & fees of law schools in Missouri is $36,003 for Missouri residents and $45,056 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 Washington University School of Law is more expensive than the average tuition & fees of Missouri law schools, as well as costs of all law schools in United States.
The next table shows the Washington University School of Law tuition & fees and compare it to the Missouri 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
Washington University School of Law$61,162$63,204$65,204
Missouri Law Schools$45,056$45,056-
All U.S. Law Schools$43,389$43,395-

LSAT score and GPA in Average

The average LSAT scores submitted by enrolled students is 170 and the average GPA is 3.93 at Washington University School of Law.
The LSAT score of Washington University School of Law is higher than the average LSAT score of Missouri law schools, as well as all law schools in United States.
The undergraduate GPA of Washington University School of Law is higher than the average LSAT score of Missouri 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
Washington University School of LawMissouri Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
25th percentile163156155
50th percentile170160158
75th percentile171162161
GPA distribution
Washington University School of LawMissouri Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
25th percentile3.563.383.27
50th percentile3.933.653.54
75th percentile3.993.833.74

Acceptance Rate & Admission Statistics

For academic year 2020-2021, total 5,958 students have applied to Washington University School of Law. Among them, 946 students have accepted to admit and 259 have enrolled into Washington University School of LawThe acceptance rate is 15.88% and the yield is 27%.
The acceptance rate of Washington University School of Law is lower than the acceptance rate of Missouri law schools, as well as all law schools in United States.
The next table illustrates the admission counts, acceptance rate, and yield at Washington University School of Law.
Admission Statistics
Washington University School of LawMissouri Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
Applicants5,9588,111475,703
Admitted9462,152135,643
Enrolled25973240,338
Acceptance Rate15.88%45.57%40.11%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)27.38%36.27%32.70%

Law School Student Population

For academic year 2020-2021, total 1,511 students enrolled to Washington University School of Law. Among them 744 students enrolled in JD (Juris Doctor degree) program and 767 students enrolled in Non-JD program.
For the first class, 259 students newly joined to to Washington University School of Law. By gender, there are 132 men , 131 women, and 3 other/unknown gender first-time students at Washington University School of Law. All students enrolled as full-time status at Washington University School of Law.
Student Population
20202021
Total Enrollment1,3831,511
JD Enrollment718744
Non-JD Enrollment665767
Non-JD Enrollment (Online)413-1
First-year Student Population
20202021
Total221259
Men112132
Women117131
Other03

Bar Exam Pass Rate

For the first time bar exam takers, the bar exam pass rate is 94.12% where 221 students took the exam and 208 students passed the exam. The pass rate is higher than average pass rate of Missouri law schools (81.59%).
Bar Exam Pass Rate
20202021
Number of Graduates230237
First-Time Bar Exam Takers Total230221
New Graduates208208
Prior Year Graduates2213
Early Takers00
No Exam Takers2028
Exam Passer205208
Exam Pass Rate89.13%94.12%
Missouri Pass Rate78.7%81.59%

Law Schools in Missouri

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