The George Washington University Law School
Founded in 1865, The George Washington University Law School is a Private (not-for-profit) school located in Washington, DC. The next statements briefly introduces The George Washington University Law School based on 2021 statistical data from American Bar Association (ABA) .
- The average LSAT Score of enrolled students is 167 where the national average LSAT is 158.
- The average GPA of enrolled students is 3.83 where the national average GPA is 3.55.
- The law school tuition & fees is $63,205 where the national average law school tuition is $43,641.
- The acceptance rate at is 21.6% where the average acceptance rate is 39.9%.
- Total 1,898 law school students have enrolled.
- The bar exam pass rate (for first-time exam takers) is 93.0% where the average pass rate of all law schools is 80.9%.
Law School Tuition & Fees
The 2021 law school tuition at The George Washington University Law School is $63,205. The law school tuition has increased by 3.97% from last year. The 2021 undergraduate tuition & fees is $59,870. The graduate school tuition & fees other than law school is $32,904.
The average living costs including room & board and other expenses is $17,065 when a student lives on campus facilities (i.e. dormitory / school-owned apartment) and $17,065 when a student lives off campus.
|Law School Tuition & Fees||$60,790||$63,205|
|On-campus Living Costs||$16,236||$17,065|
|Off-campus Living Costs||$16,236||$17,065|
2021 LSAT & GPA Scores
The 2021 average LSAT score for The George Washington University Law School is 167. Compared to the average LSAT of all law schools, The George Washington University Law School's LSAT score is higher (competitive score) (the average is 158).
The average GPA is 3.83, which is the higher (competitive score) of other law schools (average is 3.55).
2021 Acceptance Rate & Yield
The 2021 acceptance rate at The George Washington University Law School is 21.6% where 10,585 applicants have applied to and 2,283 students have accepted to admit. The acceptance rate at The George Washington University Law School is lower (difficult to get in) compared to other law schools in united states (the average acceptance rate is 39.9%).
The Yield, also known as enrollment rate, is 21.1% where 481 students finally enrolled out of 2,283 admitted students. The yield The George Washington University Law School is lower (admitted, but not enrolled) compared to other law schools (the average yield is 39.9%).
2021 Law School Enrollment
For academic year 2020-2021, total 1,898 law school students have enrolled to The George Washington University Law School. 1,678 students have enrolled in JD (Juris Doctor degree) program and 220 students enrolled in Non-JD program.
505 first-time students have enrolled in The George Washington University Law School. By gender, 221 male and 291 female first-time students newly enrolled in The George Washington University Law School. With 24 pre-admitted students, there are 505 first-time law school Students at The George Washington University Law School.
|Non-JD Enrollment (Online)||-||-||-|
|Total||Full time||Part time||Total||Full time||Part time|
Bar Exam Pass Rate
For the first time bar exam takers at The George Washington University Law School, the bar exam pass rate is 93% - 386 students have taken and 359 students have passed the exam. The pass rate is higher than District of Columbia average bar exam pass rate (78.15%).
|Number of Graduates||516||501||425|
|First-Time Bar Exam Takers Total||508||484||386|
|Prior Year Graduates||43||36||32|
|Early Exam Takers||0||0||0|
|No Exam Takers||19||19||57|
|Exam Pass Rate||84.65%||88.02%||93%|
|District of Columbia Pass Rate||71.99%||75.35%||78.15%|