J.D. Admissions Statistics & Quick Facts

2015-16 Tuition

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

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

2015 Entering J.D. Class Profile

170 enrolled (2,877 applicants, 775 admitted)

Median GPA - 3.65; median LSAT - 164 (90th percentile)

41% women; 23% students of color; 60% Washington residents

11% hold other graduate degrees

8 foreign countries represented (Australia, Canada, China, Japan, South Korea, Mexico, Taiwan, 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 LawDispute ResolutionEnvironmental Law; Health LawIntellectual Property; International and Comparative Law; Law, Business & EntrepereneurshipPublic Service

Bar Passage Information

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

July 2015: 90.5%
July 2014: 84%
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%

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 Focus)MediationStreet 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 ProjectCenter for Advanced Study and Research on Intellectual Property (CASRIP), Center for Law in Science and Global HealthGlobal Health & Justice ProjectCenter for Public Service Law, Law, Business & Entrepreneurship Program, 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

89% Employment Rate for Class of 2014

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 2014 Entering Class

AMERICAN UNIVERSITY
AMERICAN UNIVERSITY OF PARIS
ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY
AUGUSTANA COLLEGE
BAYLOR UNIVERSITY
BELLEVUE UNIVERSITY
BOSTON COLLEGE
BOWDOIN COLLEGE
BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY
CALIFORNIA POLYTECHNIC STATE UNIVERSITY-SAN LUIS OBISPO
CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY-CHICO
CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY-LONG BEACH
CARLETON COLLEGE
CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY
CENTRAL WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY
CLAREMONT MCKENNA COLLEGE
COLLEGE OF WILLIAM AND MARY
DOANE COLLEGE
DUKE UNIVERSITY
EARLHAM COLLEGE
EASTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY
EVERGREEN STATE COLLEGE
GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY
GONZAGA UNIVERSITY
HAMILTON COLLEGE
HAWAII PACIFIC UNIVERSITY
JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY
KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY
LINFIELD COLLEGE
LOYOLA UNIVERSITY-CHICAGO
MCGILL UNIVERSITY
MIDDLEBURY COLLEGE
MONTANA STATE UNIVERSITY
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY
OBERLIN COLLEGE
OCCIDENTAL COLLEGE
OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY
OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY
PACIFIC LUTHERAN UNIVERSITY
PORTLAND STATE UNIVERSITY
REED COLLEGE
SAN DIEGO STATE UNIVERSITY
SANTA CLARA UNIVERSITY
SCRIPPS COLLEGE
SEATTLE UNIVERSITY
SIMON FRASER UNIVERSITY
SMITH COLLEGE
SUFFOLK UNIVERSITY
TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY
TEXAS CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY
TEXAS STATE UNIVERSITY
THE COLLEGE OF IDAHO
UNIVERSITY OF ALASKA
UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA
UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA-BERKELEY
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA-DAVIS
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA-LOS ANGELES
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA-SAN DIEGO
UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO
UNIVERSITY OF DENVER
UNIVERSITY OF IDAHO
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS-CHICAGO
UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS
UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA-MONROE
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN
UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA
UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME
UNIVERSITY OF OREGON
UNIVERSITY OF OTTAWA
UNIVERSITY OF PORTLAND
UNIVERSITY OF PUGET SOUND
UNIVERSITY OF SAN DIEGO
UNIVERSITY OF THE PACIFIC
UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO
UNIVERSITY OF VERMONT
UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON
VILLANOVA UNIVERSITY
WASHINGTON AND LEE UNIVERSITY
WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY
WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY
WELLESLEY COLLEGE
WESTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY
WHITMAN COLLEGE
WHITWORTH UNIVERSITY
WILLAMETTE UNIVERSITY
WILLIAM SMITH COLLEGE
WORCESTER POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE
YALE UNIVERSITY

 

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