Western New England University School of Law

Western New England University School of Law is a Private, 4 years school in Springfield, MA. Total 396 students are attending the law school and 124 first-year students enrolled last year. Its average LSAT score submitted by enrolled students is 150 and the average GPA is 3.47. The law school tuition & fees at Western New England University School of Law is $48,420.

  • LSAT Average: 150
  • 2023 Law School Tuition & Fees (JD): $48,420
  • Acceptance Rate: 57.42%
  • Student Population: 396
  • First-Year Student: 124

2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

The 2022-2023 tuition & fees at Western New England University School of Law is $48,420 for law school students. The tuition increased by 2.93% compared to last year.
The average tuition & fees of law schools in Massachusetts is $49,274 for Massachusetts residents and $49,831 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 Western New England University School of Law is cheaper than the average tuition & fees of Massachusetts law schools.
The next table shows the Western New England University School of Law tuition & fees and compare it to the Massachusetts 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
Western New England University School of Law$45,702$47,040$48,420
Massachusetts Law Schools$49,831$49,831-
All U.S. Law Schools$43,389$43,395-

LSAT score and GPA in Average

The average LSAT scores submitted by enrolled students is 150 and the average GPA is 3.47 at Western New England University School of Law.
The LSAT score of Western New England University School of Law is lower than the average LSAT score of Massachusetts law schools.
The undergraduate GPA of Western New England University School of Law is lower than the average LSAT score of Massachusetts law schools.
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
Western New England University School of LawMassachusetts Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
Full-timePart-time
25th percentile147147156155
50th percentile150151160158
75th percentile153155163161
GPA distribution
Western New England University School of LawMassachusetts Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
Full-timePart-time
25th percentile3.143.073.323.27
50th percentile3.493.343.583.54
75th percentile3.743.553.753.74

Acceptance Rate & Admission Statistics

For academic year 2020-2021, total 660 students have applied to Western New England University School of Law. Among them, 379 students have accepted to admit and 124 have enrolled into Western New England University School of LawThe acceptance rate is 57.42% and the yield is 33%.
The acceptance rate of Western New England University School of Law is higher than the acceptance rate of Massachusetts law schools.
The next table illustrates the admission counts, acceptance rate, and yield at Western New England University School of Law.
Admission Statistics
Western New England University School of LawMassachusetts Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
Applicants66035,806475,703
Admitted3799,108135,643
Enrolled1242,32440,338
Acceptance Rate57.42%39.70%40.11%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)32.72%27.55%32.70%

Law School Student Population

For academic year 2020-2021, total 396 students enrolled to Western New England University School of Law. Among them 338 students enrolled in JD (Juris Doctor degree) program and 58 students enrolled in Non-JD program.
For the first class, 124 students newly joined to to Western New England University School of Law. By gender, there are 40 men and 79 women first-time students at Western New England University School of Law. By attending status, 86 students enrolled as full-time and 33 students enrolled as part-time status.
Student Population
20202021
Total Enrollment326396
JD Enrollment286338
Non-JD Enrollment4058
Non-JD Enrollment (Online)30-1
First-year Student Population
20202021
TotalFull timePart timeTotalFull timePart time
Total1077931 1248633
Men543815 452614
Women574116 796019

Bar Exam Pass Rate

For the first time bar exam takers, the bar exam pass rate is 63.02% where 73 students took the exam and 46 students passed the exam. The pass rate is lower than average pass rate of Massachusetts law schools (79.03%).
Bar Exam Pass Rate
20202021
Number of Graduates5388
First-Time Bar Exam Takers Total4773
New Graduates4573
Prior Year Graduates20
Early Takers00
No Exam Takers615
Exam Passer3046
Exam Pass Rate63.83%63.02%
Massachusetts Pass Rate79.17%79.03%

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