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J.D. Admissions Statistics & Quick Facts

2013-14 Tuition

$30,891 Resident ($43,932 Non-residents)

$18,843 Estimated expenses (includes, room, board and other expenses)

2013 Entering J.D. Class Profile

143 enrolled (2,624 applicants, 686 admitted)

Median GPA - 3.64; median LSAT - 164 (90th percentile)

46.2% women; 27.9% students of color; 70.6% Washington residents

9.1% hold other graduate degrees

5 foreign countries represented (Brazil, Canada, China, South Korea, United Kingdom)

LSAT/GPA percentiles were calculated by the Law School Admission Council based on matriculant lists provided by The University of Washington School of Law to the ABA.

J.D. Concentration Tracks

Asian Law; Dispute ResolutionEnvironmental Law; Health LawIntellectual Property; International and Comparative Law; Law, Business & EntepereneurshipPublic Service

Bar Passage Information

The following are the passage rates for graduates taking the Washington summer bar exam for the first time:

July 2013:93.8%
July 2012:87%
July 2011:83.8%
July 2010:86%
July 2009:87.5%
July 2008:85.5%
July 2007:87%
July 2006:85.2%

LL.M. Programs

Asian LawGlobal Business LawIntellectual Property Law and PolicyHealth Law, Law of Sustainable International Development, Taxation

Ph.D. Program

Ph.D. in Law

Faculty

61 Full-time Faculty,

131 Part-time and Adjunct Faculty

43% hold other graduate degrees

Marian Gould Gallagher Law Library

#1 Law Librarianship Program in the U.S.

Largest law library in the Northwest

655,000 volumes and volume equivalents

Extensive East Asian law collection

Clinics

BankruptcyChildren and Youth AdvocacyEntrepreneurial Law, Federal TaxImmigration LawInnocence Project Northwest, Legislative Advocacy (Children & Youth FocusMediationStreet LawTechnology Law & Public Policy Tribal Court Public Defense, Workers' Rights

Scholarly Centers & Projects

Asian Law CenterBarer Institute for Law and Global Human ServicesCape Town Convention Academic Project, Center for Advanced Study and Research on Intellectual Property (CASRIP), Center for Law in Science and Global Health,Global Health & Justice ProjectCenter for Public Service Law, Law, Business & Entrepreneurship Program, Law, Technology & the Arts,Native American Law CenterSummer Institute in Transnational Law and PracticeVisiting Scholars Program

Scholarly Journals

Washington International Law Journal

Washington Journal of Law, Technology & the Arts

Washington Law Review

Washington Journal of Environmental Law & Policy

Center for Professional and Leadership Development

90% Employment Rate for Class of 2012


Judicial Clerkship 15%

Law Firm 41%

Government 17%

Public Interest 11%

Academic 2%

Business or Industry 14%

Mentoring Programs

Peer Advisors, Faculty Advisors, Professional Mentors

Financial Aid and Scholarships

The UW School of Law offers a dozen loan programs and more than forty law school scholarships, including the William H. Gates Public Service Law Scholarship Program.

Undergraduate Institutions of the 2013 Entering Class

BIOLA UNIVERSITY
BOISE STATE UNIVERSITY
BOSTON COLLEGE
BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY
BROWN UNIVERSITY
CALIFORNIA LUTHERAN UNIVERSITY
CALIFORNIA POLYTECH ST. U - SAN LUIS OBISPO
CENTRAL WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY
CHINA UNIVERSITY OF POLITICAL SCIENCE & LAW
CLAREMONT MCKENNA COLLEGE
COLGATE UNIVERSITY
CORNELL UNIVERSITY
COVENTRY UNIVERSITY - UK
EASTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY
EVERGREEN STATE COLLEGE
FRANKLIN COLLEGE - SWITZERLAND
GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY
GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY
GONZAGA UNIVERSITY
GRINNELL COLLEGE
INDIANA UNIVERSITY - BLOOMINGTON
KENYON COLLEGE
LEHIGH UNIVERSITY
MILLS COLLEGE
NEW YORK UNIVERSITY
OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY
PACIFIC LUTHERAN UNIVERSITY
PORTLAND STATE UNIVERSITY
PRINCETON UNIVERSITY
REED COLLEGE
SALEM STATE UNIVERSITY
SCRIPPS COLLEGE
SEATTLE PACIFIC UNIVERSITY
SEATTLE UNIVERSITY
SMITH COLLEGE
SOUTHERN OREGON UNIVERSITY
STANFORD UNIVERSITY

TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY - COLLEGE STATION
UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA
UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA - BERKELEY
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA - DAVIS
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA - IRVINE
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA - LOS ANGELES
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA - RIVERSIDE
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA - SAN DIEGO
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA - SANTA BARBARA
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS - AMHERST
UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA
UNIVERSITY OF OREGON
UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA
UNIVERSITY OF PUGET SOUND
UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO
UNIVERSITY OF UTAH
UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA
UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON
UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN - MADISON
WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY
WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY
WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY
WESTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY
WHITMAN COLLEGE
WHITWORTH COLLEGE
WILLAMETTE UNIVERSITY
WILLIAMS COLLEGE

 

Last updated 8/7/2014