University of Richmond School of Law Overview

Founded in 1870, University of Richmond School of Law is a Private (not-for-profit) located in University of Richmond, VA. University of Richmond School of Law is ranked 59th in Best Law Schools. Next statements briefly introduces University of Richmond School of Law with key academic facts.
  • The average LSAT Score of enrolled students at University of Richmond School of Law is 161 where the average LSAT score of all law schools is 156.
  • The average GPA of enrolled students at University of Richmond School of Law is 3.6 where the average GPA score of all law schools is 3.47.
  • The law school tuition at University of Richmond School of Law is $46,400 where the average law school tuition is $43,395.
  • The acceptance rate at University of Richmond School of Law is 42.13% where the average acceptance rate of all law school is 45.03%.
  • Total 396 law school students have enrolled to University of Richmond School of Law.
  • The bar exam pass rate (for first-time exam takers) at University of Richmond School of Law is 81.90% 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 Richmond School of Law is $46,400. The law school tuition has increased by 3.80% from last year. The 2020 undergraduate tuition & fees at is $56,860. The graduate schools tuition & fees other than law school is $25,260.
The average living costs including room & board and other expenses is $13,960 when a student lives on campus facilities (i.e. dormitory / school owned apartment) and $13,960 when a student lives off campus.

University of Richmond School of Law 2020 Tuition & other Costs Table

University of Richmond School of Law 2020 Tuition & Fees
20192020
Law School Tuition & Fees$44,700$46,400
Undergraduate Program$52,610$54,690
Graduate Program$24,720$24,960
On-campus Living Costs$13,310$13,960
Off-campus Living Costs$13,310$13,960

2020 LSAT & GPA Scores

The 2020 average LSAT score of University of Richmond School of Law is 161. Compare to the average LSAT of all law schools, the LSAT score of University of Richmond School of Law is average (the average is 156).
The average GPA is 3.6 and it is average compare to other law schools (the average is 3.47).

2020 Law School Admission Scores Table

University of Richmond School of Law 2020 LSAT and GPA
20192020
LSAT
75th Percentile162162
50th Percentile161161
25th Percentile156155
GPA
75th Percentile3.693.7
50th Percentile3.593.6
25th Percentile3.243.27

2020 Acceptance Rate & Yield

The 2020 acceptance rate at University of Richmond School of Law is 42.13% where 1,424 applicants have applied to and 600 students have accepted to admit. The acceptance rate at University of Richmond School of Law is average compared to other law schools in united states (the average acceptance rate is 45.03%).
The Yield, also known as enrollment rate, is 22.33% where 134 students finally enrolled out of 600 admitted students. The yield University of Richmond School of Law is lower (admitted, but not enrolled) compared to other law schools (the average yield is 45.03%).

University of Richmond School of Law2020 Admission Statistics Table

University of Richmond School of Law 2020 Acceptance Rate and Yield
20192020
Applicants1,9081,424
Admitted608600
Enrolled141134
Acceptance Rate31.87%42.13%
Yield23.19%22.33%

2020 Law School Enrollment

For academic year 2019-2020, total 396 law school students have enrolled to University of Richmond School of Law. 388 students have enrolled in JD (Juris Doctor degree) program and 8 students enrolled in Non-JD program.
135 first-time students have enrolled in University of Richmond School of Law. By gender, 58 male , 76 female, and 1 other/unknown gender first-time students newly enrolled in University of Richmond School of Law. With 1 pre-admitted students, there are 135 first-time law school Students at University of Richmond School of Law.

University of Richmond School of Law2020 Student Population Table

Total EnrollmentFirst-time Students
2020 Student Population at University of Richmond School of Law
20192020
Total Enrollment387396
JD Enrollment378388
Non-JD Enrollment98
Non-JD Enrollment (Online)00
2020 First-year Student Population University of Richmond School of Law
20192020
Total143135
Men7258
Women7176
Other01

Bar Exam Pass Rate

For the first time bar exam takers at University of Richmond School of Law, the bar exam pass rate is 81.9% - 116 students have taken and 95 students have passed the exam. The pass rate is higher than Virginia average bar exam pass rate (77.32%).

University of Richmond School of Law Graduation and Bar Exam Information Table

2020 Bar Exam Pass Rate at University of Richmond School of Law
20192020
Number of Graduates181120
First-Time Bar Exam Takers Total170116
New Graduates163109
Prior Year Graduates77
Early Exam Takers00
No Exam Takers1610
Exam Passer13195
Exam Pass Rate77.06%81.9%
Virginia Pass Rate74.93%77.32%
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