William H. Bowen School of Law

The law school of University of Arkansas at Little Rock, known as William H. Bowen School of Law, is a Public, 4 years school in Little Rock, AR. Total 479 students are attending the law school and 157 first-year students enrolled last year. Its average LSAT score submitted by enrolled students is 152 and the average GPA is 3.43. The law school tuition & fees at William H. Bowen School of Law is $32,671.

  • LSAT Average: 152
  • 2023 Law School Tuition & Fees (JD): $32,671
  • Acceptance Rate: 59.63%
  • Student Population: 479
  • First-Year Student: 157

2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

The 2022-2023 tuition & fees at William H. Bowen School of Law is $16,728 for Arkansas residents and $32,671 for out-of-state students. The tuition increased by 23.53% compared to last year.
The average tuition & fees of law schools in Arkansas is $15,149 for Arkansas residents and $31,843 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 William H. Bowen School of Law is cheaper than the average tuition & fees of Arkansas law schools.
The next table shows the William H. Bowen School of Law tuition & fees and compare it to the Arkansas 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
William H. Bowen School of Law$13,693$26,448$13,693$26,448$16,728$32,671
Arkansas Law Schools$15,149$31,843 $15,149$31,843-
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 152 and the average GPA is 3.43 at William H. Bowen School of Law.
The LSAT score of William H. Bowen School of Law is lower than the average LSAT score of Arkansas law schools.
The undergraduate GPA of William H. Bowen School of Law is lower than the average LSAT score of Arkansas 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
William H. Bowen School of LawArkansas Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
Full-timePart-time
25th percentile149149151155
50th percentile152152154158
75th percentile155157157161
GPA distribution
William H. Bowen School of LawArkansas Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
Full-timePart-time
25th percentile3.062.963.123.27
50th percentile3.473.183.513.54
75th percentile3.733.493.723.74

Acceptance Rate & Admission Statistics

For academic year 2020-2021, total 696 students have applied to William H. Bowen School of Law. Among them, 415 students have accepted to admit and 157 have enrolled into William H. Bowen School of LawThe acceptance rate is 59.63% and the yield is 38%.
The acceptance rate of William H. Bowen School of Law is higher than the acceptance rate of Arkansas law schools.
The next table illustrates the admission counts, acceptance rate, and yield at William H. Bowen School of Law.
Admission Statistics
William H. Bowen School of LawArkansas Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
Applicants6961,439475,703
Admitted415770135,643
Enrolled15728740,338
Acceptance Rate59.63%53.70%40.11%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)37.83%37.23%32.70%

Law School Student Population

For academic year 2020-2021, total 479 students enrolled to William H. Bowen School of Law. All students enrolled in JD(Juris Doctor Degree) program .
For the first class, 157 students newly joined to to William H. Bowen School of Law. By gender, there are 72 men and 90 women first-time students at William H. Bowen School of Law. By attending status, 136 students enrolled as full-time and 26 students enrolled as part-time status.
Student Population
20202021
Total Enrollment441479
JD Enrollment441479
Non-JD Enrollment00
Non-JD Enrollment (Online)0-1
First-year Student Population
20202021
TotalFull timePart timeTotalFull timePart time
Total15412332 15713626
Men806416 88675
Women755916 906921

Bar Exam Pass Rate

For the first time bar exam takers, the bar exam pass rate is 89.66% where 87 students took the exam and 78 students passed the exam. The pass rate is higher than average pass rate of Arkansas law schools (0%).
Bar Exam Pass Rate
20202021
Number of Graduates121113
First-Time Bar Exam Takers Total11787
New Graduates10985
Prior Year Graduates82
Early Takers00
No Exam Takers1228
Exam Passer7978
Exam Pass Rate67.52%89.66%
Arkansas Pass Rate73.42%0%

Law Schools in Arkansas

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