William S. Boyd School of Law - University of Nevada-Las Vegas Overview

Founded in 1997, William S. Boyd School of Law - University of Nevada-Las Vegas is a Public located in Las Vegas, NV. William S. Boyd School of Law is ranked 41st in Best Law Schools. Next statements briefly introduces William S. Boyd School of Law with key academic facts.
  • The average LSAT Score of enrolled students at William S. Boyd School of Law is 159 where the average LSAT score of all law schools is 156.
  • The average GPA of enrolled students at William S. Boyd School of Law is 3.69 where the average GPA score of all law schools is 3.47.
  • The law school tuition at William S. Boyd School of Law is $39,002 where the average law school tuition is $43,395.
  • The acceptance rate at William S. Boyd School of Law is 27.24% where the average acceptance rate of all law school is 45.03%.
  • Total 451 law school students have enrolled to William S. Boyd School of Law.
  • The bar exam pass rate (for first-time exam takers) at William S. Boyd School of Law is 76.43% where the average bar exam pass rate of all law school is 77.62%.

2020 Tuition & Fees

The 2020 law school tuition at William S. Boyd School of Law - University of Nevada-Las Vegas is $27,102 for Nevada residents and $39,002 for out-of-state students. The law school tuition has increased by 0.03% from last year. The 2020 undergraduate tuition & fees at is $8,465 for Nevada residents and $24,116 for out-of-state students. The graduate schools tuition & fees other than law school is $6,309 for Nevada residents and $21,962 for out-of-state students
The average living costs including room & board and other expenses is $15,180 when a student lives on campus facilities (i.e. dormitory / school owned apartment) and $16,378 when a student lives off campus.

William S. Boyd School of Law 2020 Tuition & other Costs Table

William S. Boyd School of Law 2020 Tuition & Fees
20192020
Nevada ResidentsOut-of-StateNevada ResidentsOut-of-State
Law School Tuition & Fees$27,090$38,990$27,102$39,002
Undergraduate Program$7,865$23,012$8,171$23,222
Graduate Program$5,934$20,406$6,158$21,209
On-campus Living Costs$14,800$15,180
Off-campus Living Costs$15,878$16,378

2020 LSAT & GPA Scores

The 2020 average LSAT score of William S. Boyd School of Law is 159. Compare to the average LSAT of all law schools, the LSAT score of William S. Boyd School of Law is average (the average is 156).
The average GPA is 3.69 and it is average compare to other law schools (the average is 3.47).

2020 Law School Admission Scores Table

William S. Boyd School of Law 2020 LSAT and GPA
20192020
LSAT
75th Percentile160161
50th Percentile158159
25th Percentile154154
GPA
75th Percentile3.793.81
50th Percentile3.663.69
25th Percentile3.443.28

2020 Acceptance Rate & Yield

The 2020 acceptance rate at William S. Boyd School of Law is 27.24% where 947 applicants have applied to and 258 students have accepted to admit. The acceptance rate at William S. Boyd 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 49.22% where 127 students finally enrolled out of 258 admitted students. The yield William S. Boyd School of Law is much higher (highly eager to enroll) compared to other law schools (the average yield is 45.03%).

William S. Boyd School of Law2020 Admission Statistics Table

William S. Boyd School of Law 2020 Acceptance Rate and Yield
20192020
Applicants883947
Admitted272258
Enrolled155127
Acceptance Rate30.80%27.24%
Yield56.99%49.22%

2020 Law School Enrollment

For academic year 2019-2020, total 451 law school students have enrolled to William S. Boyd School of Law. 444 students have enrolled in JD (Juris Doctor degree) program and 7 students enrolled in Non-JD program.
130 first-time students have enrolled in William S. Boyd School of Law. By gender, 57 male and 73 female first-time students newly enrolled in William S. Boyd School of Law. With 3 pre-admitted students, there are 130 first-time law school Students at William S. Boyd School of Law.

William S. Boyd School of Law2020 Student Population Table

Total EnrollmentFirst-time Students
2020 Student Population at William S. Boyd School of Law
20192020
Total Enrollment440451
JD Enrollment417444
Non-JD Enrollment237
Non-JD Enrollment (Online)00
2020 First-year Student Population William S. Boyd School of Law
20192020
TotalFull timePart timeTotalFull timePart time
Total15614115 13011416
Men78718 61516
Women77707 736310

Bar Exam Pass Rate

For the first time bar exam takers at William S. Boyd School of Law, the bar exam pass rate is 76.43% - 123 students have taken and 94 students have passed the exam. The pass rate is higher than Nevada average bar exam pass rate (70.65%).

William S. Boyd School of Law Graduation and Bar Exam Information Table

2020 Bar Exam Pass Rate at William S. Boyd School of Law
20192020
Number of Graduates108116
First-Time Bar Exam Takers Total103123
New Graduates8199
Prior Year Graduates2223
Early Exam Takers01
No Exam Takers2717
Exam Passer7594
Exam Pass Rate72.82%76.43%
Nevada Pass Rate69%70.65%
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