Vanderbilt University Law School Overview

Founded in 1874, Vanderbilt University Law School is a Private (not-for-profit) located in Nashville, TN. Vanderbilt University Law School is ranked 19th in Best Law Schools. Next statements briefly introduces Vanderbilt University Law School with key academic facts.
  • The average LSAT Score of enrolled students at Vanderbilt University Law School is 167 where the average LSAT score of all law schools is 156.
  • The average GPA of enrolled students at Vanderbilt University Law School is 3.8 where the average GPA score of all law schools is 3.47.
  • The law school tuition at Vanderbilt University Law School is $60,050 where the average law school tuition is $43,395.
  • The acceptance rate at Vanderbilt University Law School is 21.91% where the average acceptance rate of all law school is 45.03%.
  • Total 615 law school students have enrolled to Vanderbilt University Law School.
  • The bar exam pass rate (for first-time exam takers) at Vanderbilt University Law School is 94.15% where the average bar exam pass rate of all law school is 77.62%.

2020 Tuition & Fees

The 2020 law school tuition at Vanderbilt University Law School is $60,050. The law school tuition has increased by 4.51% from last year. The 2020 undergraduate tuition & fees at is $54,158. The graduate schools tuition & fees other than law school is $50,624.
The average living costs including room & board and other expenses is $19,784 when a student lives on campus facilities (i.e. dormitory / school owned apartment).

Vanderbilt University Law School 2020 Tuition & other Costs Table

Vanderbilt University Law School 2020 Tuition & Fees
20192020
Law School Tuition & Fees$57,458$60,050
Undergraduate Program$49,816$52,070
Graduate Program$47,686$49,124
On-campus Living Costs$19,036$19,784

2020 LSAT & GPA Scores

The 2020 average LSAT score of Vanderbilt University Law School is 167. Compare to the average LSAT of all law schools, the LSAT score of Vanderbilt University Law School is average (the average is 156).
The average GPA is 3.8 and it is average compare to other law schools (the average is 3.47).

2020 Law School Admission Scores Table

Vanderbilt University Law School 2020 LSAT and GPA
20192020
LSAT
75th Percentile168168
50th Percentile167167
25th Percentile161162
GPA
75th Percentile3.873.87
50th Percentile3.83.8
25th Percentile3.613.56

2020 Acceptance Rate & Yield

The 2020 acceptance rate at Vanderbilt University Law School is 21.91% where 5,294 applicants have applied to and 1,160 students have accepted to admit. The acceptance rate at Vanderbilt 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 14.48% where 168 students finally enrolled out of 1,160 admitted students. The yield Vanderbilt University Law School is much lower (admitted, but not enrolled) compared to other law schools (the average yield is 45.03%).

Vanderbilt University Law School2020 Admission Statistics Table

Vanderbilt University Law School 2020 Acceptance Rate and Yield
20192020
Applicants5,1435,294
Admitted1,2171,160
Enrolled177168
Acceptance Rate23.66%21.91%
Yield14.54%14.48%

2020 Law School Enrollment

For academic year 2019-2020, total 615 law school students have enrolled to Vanderbilt University Law School. 557 students have enrolled in JD (Juris Doctor degree) program and 58 students enrolled in Non-JD program.
174 first-time students have enrolled in Vanderbilt University Law School. By gender, 90 male and 84 female first-time students newly enrolled in Vanderbilt University Law School. With 6 pre-admitted students, there are 174 first-time law school Students at Vanderbilt University Law School.

Vanderbilt University Law School2020 Student Population Table

Total EnrollmentFirst-time Students
2020 Student Population at Vanderbilt University Law School
20192020
Total Enrollment644615
JD Enrollment577557
Non-JD Enrollment6758
Non-JD Enrollment (Online)00
2020 First-year Student Population Vanderbilt University Law School
20192020
Total180174
Men8790
Women9384

Bar Exam Pass Rate

For the first time bar exam takers at Vanderbilt University Law School, the bar exam pass rate is 94.15% - 205 students have taken and 193 students have passed the exam. The pass rate is higher than Tennessee average bar exam pass rate (77.27%).

Vanderbilt University Law School Graduation and Bar Exam Information Table

2020 Bar Exam Pass Rate at Vanderbilt University Law School
20192020
Number of Graduates179209
First-Time Bar Exam Takers Total180205
New Graduates170197
Prior Year Graduates108
Early Exam Takers00
No Exam Takers810
Exam Passer169193
Exam Pass Rate93.89%94.15%
Tennessee Pass Rate75.31%77.27%
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