University of Minnesota Law School Overview

Founded in 1888, University of Minnesota Law School is a Public located in Minneapolis, MN. University of Minnesota Law School is ranked 35th in Best Law Schools, 6th in Public Law Schools. Next statements briefly introduces University of Minnesota Law School with key academic facts.
  • The average LSAT Score of enrolled students at University of Minnesota Law School is 165 where the average LSAT score of all law schools is 156.
  • The average GPA of enrolled students at University of Minnesota Law School is 3.75 where the average GPA score of all law schools is 3.47.
  • The law school tuition at University of Minnesota Law School is $54,664 where the average law school tuition is $43,395.
  • The acceptance rate at University of Minnesota Law School is 39.13% where the average acceptance rate of all law school is 45.03%.
  • Total 725 law school students have enrolled to University of Minnesota Law School.
  • The bar exam pass rate (for first-time exam takers) at University of Minnesota Law School is 93.04% where the average bar exam pass rate of all law school is 77.62%.

2020 Tuition & Fees

The 2020 law school tuition at University of Minnesota Law School is $45,808 for Minnesota residents and $54,664 for out-of-state students. The law school tuition has increased by 1.97% from last year. The 2020 undergraduate tuition & fees at is $15,027 for Minnesota residents and $33,325 for out-of-state students. The graduate schools tuition & fees other than law school is $19,221 for Minnesota residents and $28,845 for out-of-state students
The average living costs including room & board and other expenses is $12,792 when a student lives on campus facilities (i.e. dormitory / school owned apartment) and $12,792 when a student lives off campus.

University of Minnesota Law School 2020 Tuition & other Costs Table

University of Minnesota Law School 2020 Tuition & Fees
20192020
Minnesota ResidentsOut-of-StateMinnesota ResidentsOut-of-State
Law School Tuition & Fees$44,921$53,609$45,808$54,664
Undergraduate Program$14,693$30,371$15,027$33,325
Graduate Program$18,583$27,931$19,221$28,845
On-campus Living Costs$12,138$12,792
Off-campus Living Costs$12,138$12,792

2020 LSAT & GPA Scores

The 2020 average LSAT score of University of Minnesota Law School is 165. Compare to the average LSAT of all law schools, the LSAT score of University of Minnesota Law School 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

University of Minnesota Law School 2020 LSAT and GPA
20192020
LSAT
75th Percentile166166
50th Percentile164165
25th Percentile161161
GPA
75th Percentile3.883.87
50th Percentile3.763.75
25th Percentile3.523.48

2020 Acceptance Rate & Yield

The 2020 acceptance rate at University of Minnesota Law School is 39.13% where 2,129 applicants have applied to and 833 students have accepted to admit. The acceptance rate at University of Minnesota Law School is slightly lower than average (relatively 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 28.33% where 236 students finally enrolled out of 833 admitted students. The yield University of Minnesota Law School is average compared to other law schools (the average yield is 45.03%).

University of Minnesota Law School2020 Admission Statistics Table

University of Minnesota Law School 2020 Acceptance Rate and Yield
20192020
Applicants1,9662,129
Admitted687833
Enrolled220236
Acceptance Rate34.94%39.13%
Yield32.02%28.33%

2020 Law School Enrollment

For academic year 2019-2020, total 725 law school students have enrolled to University of Minnesota Law School. 667 students have enrolled in JD (Juris Doctor degree) program and 58 students enrolled in Non-JD program.
240 first-time students have enrolled in University of Minnesota Law School. By gender, 109 male and 131 female first-time students newly enrolled in University of Minnesota Law School. With 4 pre-admitted students, there are 240 first-time law school Students at University of Minnesota Law School.

University of Minnesota Law School2020 Student Population Table

Total EnrollmentFirst-time Students
2020 Student Population at University of Minnesota Law School
20192020
Total Enrollment657725
JD Enrollment590667
Non-JD Enrollment6758
Non-JD Enrollment (Online)00
2020 First-year Student Population University of Minnesota Law School
20192020
Total223240
Men104109
Women119131

Bar Exam Pass Rate

For the first time bar exam takers at University of Minnesota Law School, the bar exam pass rate is 93.04% - 158 students have taken and 147 students have passed the exam. The pass rate is higher than Minnesota average bar exam pass rate (79.62%).

University of Minnesota Law School Graduation and Bar Exam Information Table

2020 Bar Exam Pass Rate at University of Minnesota Law School
20192020
Number of Graduates185161
First-Time Bar Exam Takers Total184158
New Graduates171149
Prior Year Graduates139
Early Exam Takers00
No Exam Takers1412
Exam Passer157147
Exam Pass Rate85.33%93.04%
Minnesota Pass Rate77.64%79.62%
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