Washington University School of Law Overview

Founded in 1867, Washington University School of Law is a Private (not-for-profit) located in Saint Louis, MO. Washington University School of Law is ranked 18th in Best Law Schools, 10th in Highest LSAT Scores, 10th in Largest Law Schools. Next statements briefly introduces Washington University School of Law with key academic facts.
  • The average LSAT Score of enrolled students at Washington University School of Law is 169 where the average LSAT score of all law schools is 156.
  • The average GPA of enrolled students at Washington University School of Law is 3.83 where the average GPA score of all law schools is 3.47.
  • The law school tuition at Washington University School of Law is $59,300 where the average law school tuition is $43,395.
  • The acceptance rate at Washington University School of Law is 24.82% where the average acceptance rate of all law school is 45.03%.
  • Total 1,383 law school students have enrolled to Washington University School of Law.
  • The bar exam pass rate (for first-time exam takers) at Washington University School of Law is 89.13% where the average bar exam pass rate of all law school is 77.62%.

2020 Tuition & Fees

The 2020 law school tuition at Washington University School of Law is $59,300. The law school tuition has increased by 3.52% from last year. The 2020 undergraduate tuition & fees at is $56,893. The graduate schools tuition & fees other than law school is $56,562.
The average living costs including room & board and other expenses is $20,492 when a student lives on campus facilities (i.e. dormitory / school owned apartment) and $20,492 when a student lives off campus.

Washington University School of Law 2020 Tuition & other Costs Table

Washington University School of Law 2020 Tuition & Fees
20192020
Law School Tuition & Fees$57,285$59,300
Undergraduate Program$53,399$55,292
Graduate Program$52,875$54,750
On-campus Living Costs$19,952$20,492
Off-campus Living Costs$19,952$20,492

2020 LSAT & GPA Scores

The 2020 average LSAT score of Washington University School of Law is 169. Compare to the average LSAT of all law schools, the LSAT score of Washington University School of Law is average (the average is 156).
The average GPA is 3.83 and it is average compare to other law schools (the average is 3.47).

2020 Law School Admission Scores Table

Washington University School of Law 2020 LSAT and GPA
20192020
LSAT
75th Percentile170170
50th Percentile168169
25th Percentile160162
GPA
75th Percentile3.893.93
50th Percentile3.813.83
25th Percentile3.393.4

2020 Acceptance Rate & Yield

The 2020 acceptance rate at Washington University School of Law is 24.82% where 4,129 applicants have applied to and 1,025 students have accepted to admit. The acceptance rate at Washington 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 21.56% where 221 students finally enrolled out of 1,025 admitted students. The yield Washington University School of Law is lower (admitted, but not enrolled) compared to other law schools (the average yield is 45.03%).

Washington University School of Law2020 Admission Statistics Table

Washington University School of Law 2020 Acceptance Rate and Yield
20192020
Applicants4,1514,129
Admitted1,2441,025
Enrolled242221
Acceptance Rate29.97%24.82%
Yield19.45%21.56%

2020 Law School Enrollment

For academic year 2019-2020, total 1,383 law school students have enrolled to Washington University School of Law. 718 students have enrolled in JD (Juris Doctor degree) program and 665 students enrolled in Non-JD program. For Non-JD program students, 413 students have enrolled through distance learning.
229 first-time students have enrolled in Washington University School of Law. By gender, 112 male and 117 female first-time students newly enrolled in Washington University School of Law. With 8 pre-admitted students, there are 229 first-time law school Students at Washington University School of Law.

Washington University School of Law2020 Student Population Table

Total EnrollmentFirst-time Students
2020 Student Population at Washington University School of Law
20192020
Total Enrollment1,2991,383
JD Enrollment728718
Non-JD Enrollment571665
Non-JD Enrollment (Online)338413
2020 First-year Student Population Washington University School of Law
20192020
Total243229
Men133112
Women110117

Bar Exam Pass Rate

For the first time bar exam takers at Washington University School of Law, the bar exam pass rate is 89.13% - 230 students have taken and 205 students have passed the exam. The pass rate is higher than Missouri average bar exam pass rate (78.7%).

Washington University School of Law Graduation and Bar Exam Information Table

2020 Bar Exam Pass Rate at Washington University School of Law
20192020
Number of Graduates212230
First-Time Bar Exam Takers Total189230
New Graduates177208
Prior Year Graduates1222
Early Exam Takers00
No Exam Takers3520
Exam Passer164205
Exam Pass Rate86.77%89.13%
Missouri Pass Rate76.15%78.7%