Washington and Lee University School of Law Overview

Founded in 1849, Washington and Lee University School of Law is a Private (not-for-profit) located in Lexington, VA. Washington and Lee University School of Law is ranked 37th in Best Law Schools. Next statements briefly introduces Washington and Lee University School of Law with key academic facts.
  • The average LSAT Score of enrolled students at Washington and Lee University School of Law is 163 where the average LSAT score of all law schools is 156.
  • The average GPA of enrolled students at Washington and Lee University School of Law is 3.64 where the average GPA score of all law schools is 3.47.
  • The law school tuition at Washington and Lee University School of Law is $50,175 where the average law school tuition is $43,395.
  • The acceptance rate at Washington and Lee University School of Law is 33.24% where the average acceptance rate of all law school is 45.03%.
  • Total 401 law school students have enrolled to Washington and Lee University School of Law.
  • The bar exam pass rate (for first-time exam takers) at Washington and Lee University School of Law is 89.72% where the average bar exam pass rate of all law school is 77.62%.

2020 Tuition & Fees

The 2020 law school tuition at Washington and Lee University School of Law is $50,175. The law school tuition has increased by 1.66% from last year. The 2020 undergraduate tuition & fees at is $57,285. The graduate schools tuition & fees other than law school is $47,437.
The average living costs including room & board and other expenses is $17,060 when a student lives on campus facilities (i.e. dormitory / school owned apartment).

Washington and Lee University School of Law 2020 Tuition & other Costs Table

Washington and Lee University School of Law 2020 Tuition & Fees
20192020
Law School Tuition & Fees$49,355$50,175
Undergraduate Program$52,455$54,830
Graduate Program--$2
On-campus Living Costs$16,095$17,060

2020 LSAT & GPA Scores

The 2020 average LSAT score of Washington and Lee University School of Law is 163. Compare to the average LSAT of all law schools, the LSAT score of Washington and Lee University School of Law is average (the average is 156).
The average GPA is 3.64 and it is average compare to other law schools (the average is 3.47).

2020 Law School Admission Scores Table

Washington and Lee University School of Law 2020 LSAT and GPA
20192020
LSAT
75th Percentile164164
50th Percentile163163
25th Percentile158157
GPA
75th Percentile3.683.73
50th Percentile3.513.64
25th Percentile3.213.43

2020 Acceptance Rate & Yield

The 2020 acceptance rate at Washington and Lee University School of Law is 33.24% where 2,551 applicants have applied to and 848 students have accepted to admit. The acceptance rate at Washington and Lee University School of Law 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 14.15% where 120 students finally enrolled out of 848 admitted students. The yield Washington and Lee University School of Law is much lower (admitted, but not enrolled) compared to other law schools (the average yield is 45.03%).

Washington and Lee University School of Law2020 Admission Statistics Table

Washington and Lee University School of Law 2020 Acceptance Rate and Yield
20192020
Applicants2,9142,551
Admitted835848
Enrolled121120
Acceptance Rate28.65%33.24%
Yield14.49%14.15%

2020 Law School Enrollment

For academic year 2019-2020, total 401 law school students have enrolled to Washington and Lee University School of Law. All students enrolled in JD (Juris Doctor Degree) program .
124 first-time students have enrolled in Washington and Lee University School of Law. By gender, 62 male , 61 female, and 1 other/unknown gender first-time students newly enrolled in Washington and Lee University School of Law. With 4 pre-admitted students, there are 124 first-time law school Students at Washington and Lee University School of Law.

Washington and Lee University School of Law2020 Student Population Table

Total EnrollmentFirst-time Students
2020 Student Population at Washington and Lee University School of Law
20192020
Total Enrollment396401
JD Enrollment396401
Non-JD Enrollment00
Non-JD Enrollment (Online)00
2020 First-year Student Population Washington and Lee University School of Law
20192020
Total130124
Men6962
Women6161
Other01

Bar Exam Pass Rate

For the first time bar exam takers at Washington and Lee University School of Law, the bar exam pass rate is 89.72% - 107 students have taken and 96 students have passed the exam. The pass rate is higher than Virginia average bar exam pass rate (76.99%).

Washington and Lee University School of Law Graduation and Bar Exam Information Table

2020 Bar Exam Pass Rate at Washington and Lee University School of Law
20192020
Number of Graduates114110
First-Time Bar Exam Takers Total118107
New Graduates109105
Prior Year Graduates92
Early Exam Takers00
No Exam Takers55
Exam Passer10296
Exam Pass Rate86.44%89.72%
Virginia Pass Rate73.02%76.99%
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