The George Washington University Law School Overview

Founded in 1865, The George Washington University Law School is a Private (not-for-profit) located in Washington, DC. The George Washington University Law School is ranked 26th in Best Law Schools, 4th in Largest Law Schools. Next statements briefly introduces The George Washington University Law School with key academic facts.
  • The average LSAT Score of enrolled students at The George Washington University Law School is 166 where the average LSAT score of all law schools is 156.
  • The average GPA of enrolled students at The George Washington University Law School is 3.73 where the average GPA score of all law schools is 3.47.
  • The law school tuition at The George Washington University Law School is $63,205 where the average law school tuition is $43,395.
  • The acceptance rate at The George Washington University Law School is 31.03% where the average acceptance rate of all law school is 45.03%.
  • Total 1,809 law school students have enrolled to The George Washington University Law School.
  • The bar exam pass rate (for first-time exam takers) at The George Washington University Law School is 88.02% where the average bar exam pass rate of all law school is 77.62%.

2020 Tuition & Fees

The 2020 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 2020 undergraduate tuition & fees at is $56,049. The graduate schools tuition & fees other than law school is $31,824.
The average living costs including room & board and other expenses is $15,825 when a student lives on campus facilities (i.e. dormitory / school owned apartment) and $15,825 when a student lives off campus.

The George Washington University Law School 2020 Tuition & other Costs Table

The George Washington University Law School 2020 Tuition & Fees
20192020
Law School Tuition & Fees$60,790$63,205
Undergraduate Program$52,969$54,538
Graduate Program$30,834$31,824
On-campus Living Costs$15,375$15,825
Off-campus Living Costs$15,375$15,825

2020 LSAT & GPA Scores

The 2020 average LSAT score of The George Washington University Law School is 166. Compare to the average LSAT of all law schools, the LSAT score of The George Washington University Law School is average (the average is 156).
The average GPA is 3.73 and it is average compare to other law schools (the average is 3.47).

2020 Law School Admission Scores Table

The George Washington University Law School 2020 LSAT and GPA
20192020
LSAT
75th Percentile166167
50th Percentile165166
25th Percentile160159
GPA
75th Percentile3.83.83
50th Percentile3.713.73
25th Percentile3.373.39

2020 Acceptance Rate & Yield

The 2020 acceptance rate at The George Washington University Law School is 31.03% where 8,019 applicants have applied to and 2,488 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 45.03%).
The Yield, also known as enrollment rate, is 19.65% where 489 students finally enrolled out of 2,488 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 45.03%).

The George Washington University Law School2020 Admission Statistics Table

The George Washington University Law School 2020 Acceptance Rate and Yield
20192020
Applicants5,0658,019
Admitted2,0692,488
Enrolled561489
Acceptance Rate40.85%31.03%
Yield27.11%19.65%

2020 Law School Enrollment

For academic year 2019-2020, total 1,809 law school students have enrolled to The George Washington University Law School. 1,560 students have enrolled in JD (Juris Doctor degree) program and 249 students enrolled in Non-JD program.
506 first-time students have enrolled in The George Washington University Law School. By gender, 219 male and 287 female first-time students newly enrolled in The George Washington University Law School. With 17 pre-admitted students, there are 506 first-time law school Students at The George Washington University Law School.

The George Washington University Law School2020 Student Population Table

Total EnrollmentFirst-time Students
2020 Student Population at The George Washington University Law School
20192020
Total Enrollment1,7771,809
JD Enrollment1,5251,560
Non-JD Enrollment252249
Non-JD Enrollment (Online)00
2020 First-year Student Population The George Washington University Law School
20192020
TotalFull timePart timeTotalFull timePart time
Total56454024 50648125
Men27626715 22220811
Women2822739 28727314

Bar Exam Pass Rate

For the first time bar exam takers at The George Washington University Law School, the bar exam pass rate is 88.02% - 484 students have taken and 426 students have passed the exam. The pass rate is higher than District of Columbia average bar exam pass rate (75.35%).

The George Washington University Law School Graduation and Bar Exam Information Table

2020 Bar Exam Pass Rate at The George Washington University Law School
20192020
Number of Graduates516501
First-Time Bar Exam Takers Total508484
New Graduates465448
Prior Year Graduates4336
Early Exam Takers00
No Exam Takers1919
Exam Passer430426
Exam Pass Rate84.65%88.02%
District of Columbia Pass Rate71.99%75.35%
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