George Mason University School of Law Overview

Founded in 1972, George Mason University School of Law is a Public located in Fairfax, VA. George Mason University School of Law is ranked 24th in Best Law Schools. Next statements briefly introduces George Mason University School of Law with key academic facts.
  • The average LSAT Score of enrolled students at George Mason University School of Law is 164 where the average LSAT score of all law schools is 156.
  • The average GPA of enrolled students at George Mason University School of Law is 3.75 where the average GPA score of all law schools is 3.47.
  • The law school tuition at George Mason University School of Law is $40,740 where the average law school tuition is $43,395.
  • The acceptance rate at George Mason University School of Law is 20.85% where the average acceptance rate of all law school is 45.03%.
  • Total 562 law school students have enrolled to George Mason University School of Law.
  • The bar exam pass rate (for first-time exam takers) at George Mason University School of Law is 87.90% where the average bar exam pass rate of all law school is 77.62%.

2020 Tuition & Fees

The 2020 law school tuition at George Mason University School of Law is $25,354 for Virginia residents and $40,740 for out-of-state students. The law school tuition stays same as last year. The 2020 undergraduate tuition & fees at is $13,014 for Virginia residents and $36,474 for out-of-state students. The graduate schools tuition & fees other than law school is $16,098 for Virginia residents and $37,410 for out-of-state students
The average living costs including room & board and other expenses is $15,324 when a student lives on campus facilities (i.e. dormitory / school owned apartment) and $18,582 when a student lives off campus.

George Mason University School of Law 2020 Tuition & other Costs Table

George Mason University School of Law 2020 Tuition & Fees
20192020
Virginia ResidentsOut-of-StateVirginia ResidentsOut-of-State
Law School Tuition & Fees$25,354$40,740$25,354$40,740
Undergraduate Program$12,462$35,922$12,564$36,024
Graduate Program$15,138$35,724$15,648$36,960
On-campus Living Costs$16,622$15,324
Off-campus Living Costs$18,206$18,582

2020 LSAT & GPA Scores

The 2020 average LSAT score of George Mason University School of Law is 164. Compare to the average LSAT of all law schools, the LSAT score of George Mason University School of Law is average (the average is 156).
The average GPA is 3.75 and it is average compare to other law schools (the average is 3.47).

2020 Law School Admission Scores Table

George Mason University School of Law 2020 LSAT and GPA
20192020
LSAT
75th Percentile164165
50th Percentile163164
25th Percentile157158
GPA
75th Percentile3.883.86
50th Percentile3.763.75
25th Percentile3.453.39

2020 Acceptance Rate & Yield

The 2020 acceptance rate at George Mason University School of Law is 20.85% where 2,964 applicants have applied to and 618 students have accepted to admit. The acceptance rate at George Mason University School of Law is lower (difficult to get in) compared to other law schools in united states (the average acceptance rate is 45.03%).
The Yield, also known as enrollment rate, is 22.49% where 139 students finally enrolled out of 618 admitted students. The yield George Mason University School of Law is lower (admitted, but not enrolled) compared to other law schools (the average yield is 45.03%).

George Mason University School of Law2020 Admission Statistics Table

George Mason University School of Law 2020 Acceptance Rate and Yield
20192020
Applicants2,4352,964
Admitted631618
Enrolled158139
Acceptance Rate25.91%20.85%
Yield25.04%22.49%

2020 Law School Enrollment

For academic year 2019-2020, total 562 law school students have enrolled to George Mason University School of Law. 497 students have enrolled in JD (Juris Doctor degree) program and 65 students enrolled in Non-JD program. For Non-JD program students, 27 students have enrolled through distance learning.
139 first-time students have enrolled in George Mason University School of Law. By gender, 76 male and 63 female first-time students newly enrolled in George Mason University School of Law.

George Mason University School of Law2020 Student Population Table

Total EnrollmentFirst-time Students
2020 Student Population at George Mason University School of Law
20192020
Total Enrollment584562
JD Enrollment543497
Non-JD Enrollment4165
Non-JD Enrollment (Online)127
2020 First-year Student Population George Mason University School of Law
20192020
TotalFull timePart timeTotalFull timePart time
Total16014119 13912316
Men767215 76688
Women73694 63558

Bar Exam Pass Rate

For the first time bar exam takers at George Mason University School of Law, the bar exam pass rate is 87.9% - 157 students have taken and 138 students have passed the exam. The pass rate is higher than Virginia average bar exam pass rate (75.07%).

George Mason University School of Law Graduation and Bar Exam Information Table

2020 Bar Exam Pass Rate at George Mason University School of Law
20192020
Number of Graduates148164
First-Time Bar Exam Takers Total135157
New Graduates124137
Prior Year Graduates1120
Early Exam Takers00
No Exam Takers2427
Exam Passer114138
Exam Pass Rate84.45%87.9%
Virginia Pass Rate73.63%75.07%
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