William S. Boyd School of Law

The law school of University of Nevada-Las Vegas, known as William S. Boyd School of Law, is a Public, 4 years school in Las Vegas, NV. Total 466 students are attending the law school and 155 first-year students enrolled last year. Its average LSAT score submitted by enrolled students is 160 and the average GPA is 3.70. The law school tuition & fees at William S. Boyd School of Law is $41,688.

  • LSAT Average: 160
  • 2023 Law School Tuition & Fees (JD): $41,688
  • Acceptance Rate: 31.37%
  • Student Population: 466
  • First-Year Student: 155

2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

The 2022-2023 tuition & fees at William S. Boyd School of Law is $28,788 for Nevada residents and $41,688 for out-of-state students. The tuition increased by 2.58% compared to last year.
The average tuition & fees of law schools in Nevada is $27,102 for Nevada residents and $39,002 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 S. Boyd School of Law is more expensive than the average tuition & fees of Nevada law schools.
The next table shows the William S. Boyd School of Law tuition & fees and compare it to the Nevada 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 S. Boyd School of Law$28,186$40,586$28,240$40,640$28,788$41,688
Nevada Law Schools$27,102$39,002 $27,102$39,002-
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 160 and the average GPA is 3.7 at William S. Boyd School of Law.
The undergraduate GPA of William S. Boyd School of Law is lower than the average LSAT score of Nevada 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 S. Boyd School of LawNevada Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
Full-timePart-time
25th percentile157152156155
50th percentile160156160158
75th percentile163158163161
GPA distribution
William S. Boyd School of LawNevada Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
Full-timePart-time
25th percentile3.413.023.343.27
50th percentile3.733.393.703.54
75th percentile3.863.623.853.74

Acceptance Rate & Admission Statistics

For academic year 2020-2021, total 1,052 students have applied to William S. Boyd School of Law. Among them, 330 students have accepted to admit and 155 have enrolled into William S. Boyd School of LawThe acceptance rate is 31.37% and the yield is 47%.
The acceptance rate of William S. Boyd School of Law is higher than the acceptance rate of Nevada law schools.
The next table illustrates the admission counts, acceptance rate, and yield at William S. Boyd School of Law.
Admission Statistics
William S. Boyd School of LawNevada Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
Applicants1,0521,052475,703
Admitted330330135,643
Enrolled15515540,338
Acceptance Rate31.37%31.37%40.11%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)46.97%46.97%32.70%

Law School Student Population

For academic year 2020-2021, total 466 students enrolled to William S. Boyd School of Law. Among them 449 students enrolled in JD (Juris Doctor degree) program and 17 students enrolled in Non-JD program.
For the first class, 155 students newly joined to to William S. Boyd School of Law. By gender, there are 77 men and 78 women first-time students at William S. Boyd School of Law. By attending status, 133 students enrolled as full-time and 22 students enrolled as part-time status.
Student Population
20202021
Total Enrollment451466
JD Enrollment444449
Non-JD Enrollment717
Non-JD Enrollment (Online)0-1
First-year Student Population
20202021
TotalFull timePart timeTotalFull timePart time
Total12711416 15513322
Men61516 81689
Women736310 786513

Bar Exam Pass Rate

For the first time bar exam takers, the bar exam pass rate is 74.78% where 115 students took the exam and 86 students passed the exam. The pass rate is higher than average pass rate of Nevada law schools (0%).
Bar Exam Pass Rate
20202021
Number of Graduates116133
First-Time Bar Exam Takers Total123115
New Graduates99101
Prior Year Graduates2314
Early Takers10
No Exam Takers1732
Exam Passer9486
Exam Pass Rate76.43%74.78%
Nevada Pass Rate70.65%0%

Law Schools in Nevada

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