University of Virginia School of Law Overview

Founded in 1826, University of Virginia School of Law is a Public located in Charlottesville, VA. University of Virginia School of Law is ranked 6th in Best Law Schools, 5th in Highest LSAT Scores, 5th in Lowest Acceptance Rate, 1st in Public Law Schools. Next statements briefly introduces University of Virginia School of Law with key academic facts.
  • The average LSAT Score of enrolled students at University of Virginia School of Law is 170 where the average LSAT score of all law schools is 156.
  • The average GPA of enrolled students at University of Virginia School of Law is 3.9 where the average GPA score of all law schools is 3.47.
  • The law school tuition at University of Virginia School of Law is $66,200 where the average law school tuition is $43,395.
  • The acceptance rate at University of Virginia School of Law is 14.69% where the average acceptance rate of all law school is 45.03%.
  • Total 1,012 law school students have enrolled to University of Virginia School of Law.
  • The bar exam pass rate (for first-time exam takers) at University of Virginia School of Law is 95.79% 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 Virginia School of Law is $63,200 for Virginia residents and $66,200 for out-of-state students. The law school tuition has increased by 3.92% from last year. The 2020 undergraduate tuition & fees at is $18,895 for Virginia residents and $53,627 for out-of-state students. The graduate schools tuition & fees other than law school is $20,184 for Virginia residents and $32,394 for out-of-state students
The average living costs including room & board and other expenses is $14,912 when a student lives on campus facilities (i.e. dormitory / school owned apartment) and $14,912 when a student lives off campus.

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

University of Virginia School of Law 2020 Tuition & Fees
20192020
Virginia ResidentsOut-of-StateVirginia ResidentsOut-of-State
Law School Tuition & Fees$60,700$63,700$63,200$66,200
Undergraduate Program$17,354$49,530$17,935$51,482
Graduate Program$18,848$30,342$19,528$31,402
On-campus Living Costs$14,490$14,912
Off-campus Living Costs$14,490$14,912

2020 LSAT & GPA Scores

The 2020 average LSAT score of University of Virginia School of Law is 170. Compare to the average LSAT of all law schools, the LSAT score of University of Virginia School of Law is average (the average is 156).
The average GPA is 3.9 and it is average compare to other law schools (the average is 3.47).

2020 Law School Admission Scores Table

University of Virginia School of Law 2020 LSAT and GPA
20192020
LSAT
75th Percentile171172
50th Percentile169170
25th Percentile163164
GPA
75th Percentile3.973.96
50th Percentile3.893.9
25th Percentile3.593.47

2020 Acceptance Rate & Yield

The 2020 acceptance rate at University of Virginia School of Law is 14.69% where 5,645 applicants have applied to and 829 students have accepted to admit. The acceptance rate at University of Virginia School of Law is much lower (extremely 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 36.55% where 303 students finally enrolled out of 829 admitted students. The yield University of Virginia School of Law is average compared to other law schools (the average yield is 45.03%).

University of Virginia School of Law2020 Admission Statistics Table

University of Virginia School of Law 2020 Acceptance Rate and Yield
20192020
Applicants5,6315,645
Admitted863829
Enrolled301303
Acceptance Rate15.33%14.69%
Yield34.88%36.55%

2020 Law School Enrollment

For academic year 2019-2020, total 1,012 law school students have enrolled to University of Virginia School of Law. 964 students have enrolled in JD (Juris Doctor degree) program and 48 students enrolled in Non-JD program.
335 first-time students have enrolled in University of Virginia School of Law. By gender, 184 male and 151 female first-time students newly enrolled in University of Virginia School of Law. With 32 pre-admitted students, there are 335 first-time law school Students at University of Virginia School of Law.

University of Virginia School of Law2020 Student Population Table

Total EnrollmentFirst-time Students
2020 Student Population at University of Virginia School of Law
20192020
Total Enrollment9791,012
JD Enrollment923964
Non-JD Enrollment5648
Non-JD Enrollment (Online)00
2020 First-year Student Population University of Virginia School of Law
20192020
Total320335
Men178184
Women142151

Bar Exam Pass Rate

For the first time bar exam takers at University of Virginia School of Law, the bar exam pass rate is 95.79% - 285 students have taken and 273 students have passed the exam. The pass rate is higher than Virginia average bar exam pass rate (77.69%).

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

2020 Bar Exam Pass Rate at University of Virginia School of Law
20192020
Number of Graduates299288
First-Time Bar Exam Takers Total301285
New Graduates292280
Prior Year Graduates95
Early Exam Takers00
No Exam Takers78
Exam Passer287273
Exam Pass Rate95.35%95.79%
Virginia Pass Rate74.46%77.69%
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