Washington College of Law - American University
Founded in 1896, Washington College of Law - American University is a Private (not-for-profit) school located in Washington, DC. The next statements briefly introduces Washington College of Law based on 2021 statistical data from American Bar Association (ABA) .
- The average LSAT Score of enrolled students is 161 where the national average LSAT is 158.
- The average GPA of enrolled students is 3.57 where the national average GPA is 3.55.
- The law school tuition & fees is $57,836 where the national average law school tuition is $43,641.
- The acceptance rate at is 27.94% where the average acceptance rate is 39.89%.
- Total 1,460 law school students have enrolled.
- The bar exam pass rate (for first-time exam takers) is 82.14% where the average pass rate of all law schools is 80.94%.
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.
|Law School Tuition & Fees||$56,724||$57,836|
|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).
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%).
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.
|Non-JD Enrollment (Online)||26||33||-|
|Total||Full time||Part time||Total||Full time||Part time|
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%).
|Number of Graduates||365||399||375|
|First-Time Bar Exam Takers Total||348||391||308|
|Prior Year Graduates||71||59||38|
|Early Exam Takers||0||0||0|
|No Exam Takers||80||54||84|
|Exam Pass Rate||62.36%||75.45%||82.14%|
|District of Columbia Pass Rate||70.98%||75.35%||77.44%|