Vanderbilt University Law School
Founded in 1874, Vanderbilt University Law School is a Private (not-for-profit) school located in Nashville, TN. The next statements briefly introduces Vanderbilt University Law School based on 2021 statistical data from American Bar Association (ABA) .
- The average LSAT Score of enrolled students is 169 where the national average LSAT is 158.
- The average GPA of enrolled students is 3.89 where the national average GPA is 3.55.
- The law school tuition & fees is $60,050 where the national average law school tuition is $43,641.
- The acceptance rate at is 14.3% where the average acceptance rate is 39.9%.
- Total 552 law school students have enrolled.
- The bar exam pass rate (for first-time exam takers) is 92.6% where the average pass rate of all law schools is 80.9%.
Law School Tuition & Fees
The 2021 law school tuition at Vanderbilt University Law School is $60,050. The law school tuition has increased by 4.51% from last year. The 2021 undergraduate tuition & fees is $56,966. The graduate school tuition & fees other than law school is $52,162.
The average living costs including room & board and other expenses is $21,378 when a student lives on campus facilities (i.e. dormitory / school-owned apartment).
|Law School Tuition & Fees||$57,458||$60,050|
|On-campus Living Costs||$20,692||$21,378|
2021 LSAT & GPA Scores
The 2021 average LSAT score for Vanderbilt University Law School is 169. Compared to the average LSAT of all law schools, Vanderbilt University Law School's LSAT score is higher (competitive score) (the average is 158).
The average GPA is 3.89, which is the higher (competitive score) of other law schools (average is 3.55).
2021 Acceptance Rate & Yield
The 2021 acceptance rate at Vanderbilt University Law School is 14.3% where 6,884 applicants have applied to and 981 students have accepted to admit. The acceptance rate at Vanderbilt University Law School is much lower (extremely difficult to get in) compared to other law schools in united states (the average acceptance rate is 39.9%).
The Yield, also known as enrollment rate, is 15.2% where 149 students finally enrolled out of 981 admitted students. The yield Vanderbilt University Law School is much lower (admitted, but not enrolled) compared to other law schools (the average yield is 39.9%).
2021 Law School Enrollment
For academic year 2020-2021, total 552 law school students have enrolled to Vanderbilt University Law School. 544 students have enrolled in JD (Juris Doctor degree) program and 8 students enrolled in Non-JD program.
154 first-time students have enrolled in Vanderbilt University Law School. By gender, 72 male and 82 female first-time students newly enrolled in Vanderbilt University Law School. With 5 pre-admitted students, there are 154 first-time law school Students at Vanderbilt University Law School.
|Non-JD Enrollment (Online)||-||-||-|
Bar Exam Pass Rate
For the first time bar exam takers at Vanderbilt University Law School, the bar exam pass rate is 92.55% - 161 students have taken and 149 students have passed the exam. The pass rate is higher than Tennessee average bar exam pass rate (78.69%).
|Number of Graduates||179||209||182|
|First-Time Bar Exam Takers Total||180||205||161|
|Prior Year Graduates||10||8||5|
|Early Exam Takers||0||0||1|
|No Exam Takers||8||10||20|
|Exam Pass Rate||93.89%||94.15%||92.55%|
|Tennessee Pass Rate||75.31%||77.27%||78.69%|