Law School Tuition & Fees

The 2021 law school tuition at Washington College of Law - American University is $57,836. The law school tuition has increased by 1.96% from last year. The 2021 undergraduate tuition & fees is $53,334. The graduate school tuition & fees other than law school is $38,456.
The average living costs including room & board and other expenses is $16,378 when a student lives on campus facilities (i.e. dormitory / school-owned apartment) and $16,378 when a student lives off campus.
Washington College of Law 2021 Tuition & Fees
20202021
Law School Tuition & Fees$56,724$57,836
Undergraduate Program$51,361$53,334
Graduate Program$35,524$38,456
On-campus Living Costs$17,205$16,378
Off-campus Living Costs$17,138$16,378

2021 LSAT & GPA Scores

The 2021 average LSAT score for Washington College of Law is 161. Compared to the average LSAT of all law schools, Washington College of Law's LSAT score is average (the average is 158).
The average GPA is 3.57, which is the average of other law schools (average is 3.55).
Washington College of Law 2021 LSAT and GPA
201920202021
LSAT
75th Percentile160161163
50th Percentile158159161
25th Percentile155155157
GPA
75th Percentile3.583.623.71
50th Percentile3.433.53.57
25th Percentile3.083.243.39

2021 Acceptance Rate & Yield

The 2021 acceptance rate at Washington College of Law is 27.94% where 6,737 applicants have applied to and 1,882 students have accepted to admit. The acceptance rate at Washington College of Law is lower (difficult to get in) compared to other law schools in united states (the average acceptance rate is 39.89%).
The Yield, also known as enrollment rate, is 21.36% where 402 students finally enrolled out of 1,882 admitted students. The yield Washington College of Law is lower (admitted, but not enrolled) compared to other law schools (the average yield is 39.89%).
Washington College of Law 2021 Acceptance Rate and Yield
201920202021
Applicants4,4355,2616,737
Admitted2,1542,0381,882
Enrolled459380402
Acceptance Rate48.57%38.74%27.94%
Yield21.31%18.65%21.36%

2021 Law School Enrollment

For academic year 2020-2021, total 1,460 law school students have enrolled to Washington College of Law. 1,113 students have enrolled in JD (Juris Doctor degree) program and 347 students enrolled in Non-JD program.
409 first-time students have enrolled in Washington College of Law. By gender, 146 male and 267 female first-time students newly enrolled in Washington College of Law. With 7 pre-admitted students, there are 409 first-time law school Students at Washington College of Law.
Total EnrollmentFirst-time Students
2021 Student Population at Washington College of Law
201920202021
Total Enrollment1,4671,4131,460
JD Enrollment1,3151,2421,113
Non-JD Enrollment152171347
Non-JD Enrollment (Online)2633-
2021 First-year Student Population Washington College of Law
20202021
TotalFull timePart timeTotalFull timePart time
Total38132160 40935459
Men14410723 14911828
Women25121437 26723631

Bar Exam Pass Rate

For the first time bar exam takers at Washington College of Law, the bar exam pass rate is 82.14% - 308 students have taken and 253 students have passed the exam. The pass rate is higher than District of Columbia average bar exam pass rate (77.44%).
2021 Bar Exam Pass Rate at Washington College of Law
201920202021
Number of Graduates365399375
First-Time Bar Exam Takers Total348391308
New Graduates277332270
Prior Year Graduates715938
Early Exam Takers000
No Exam Takers805484
Exam Passer217295253
Exam Pass Rate62.36%75.45%82.14%
District of Columbia Pass Rate70.98%75.35%77.44%

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