Appalachian School of Law

Appalachian School of Law

What sets ASL apart is its deep commitment to community service and leadership. ASL takes an innovative approach to education, going beyond just talking about the law to actually experiencing it through an emphasis on practical skills and an incomparable externship program. The curriculum is rigorous, but students are supported by a mentoring faculty, dedicated staff, and encouraging classmates. ASL maintains a focus on dispute resolution, ethics, and professional responsibility.

Contact Info


Website: http://www.asl.edu/
Address: 1169 Edgewater Drive Grundy, VA 24614
Admission Phone: (276) 244-1203
Admission Email: [email protected]

2016 Quick Overview

The Below Data Compiled By: The American Bar Association 

Students110
Student-faculty ratio15:1
Tuition $31,525 per year (full-time, in-state)
$31,525 per year (full-time, out-of-state)
N/A per year (part-time, in-state)
N/A per year (part-time, out-of-state)
Tuition Guarantee ProgramYes
Estimated Living Expenses$20,400
Founded In2006
ABA AccreditedYes
Application deadline08/14/17
Full-time program application fee$ 0
Financial Aid Deadline07/01/17
Can first years start other than fall?No

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Real Time Applicant Admissions Data

Appalachian School of Law

Real Time HIC User Applicant Status Admissions Data

Actual(A)/Practice(P)

Username LSAT GPA Status Scholarship Sent Received Decision Updated
Ericksonp07 150 A 3.37

Accepted

Yes 03/23/17 - - 6 months ago
jordan 151 P 3.00

Accepted

Yes 01/20/16 01/21/16 01/21/16 2 years ago
Emily2018 143 P 3.20

Interested In Applying

- - - 4 months ago
ariellas 165 P 3.70

Interested In Applying

Yes 06/21/17 06/21/17 06/30/17 4 months ago
fmaranesi 160 P 3.25

Interested In Applying

- - - 9 months ago
davetxusa 141 A 2.80

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
maame21 130 A 3.34

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
Eddycruz04 165 P 3.60

Pending

- - - one year ago
yogdan 150 P 3.00

Pending

No 12/09/15 12/15/15 12/29/15 2 years ago
Total Full-Time Part-Time
Number of Applicants2803280
Number of Offers79790
Number of Matriculants38380
75% GPA3.13.10
Median GPA2.792.790
25% GPA2.62.60
75% LSAT1401400
Median LSAT1431430
25% LSAT1471470
2016 Scholarship Data
Total Number of Students110
Total Students Receiving Grants106
% of Students Receiving Grants96.4
75% Grant Amount$21,000
Median Grant Amount$13,000
25% Grants Amount$5,000
Scholarships awarded based on maintaining a certain academic performance
Offering Conditional Scholarships:Yes
Students Entering With a Scholarship20
Eliminated (Students who lost scholarship)7
% of Students Who Lost Scholarship35%

  • % of Total Less Than Half Tuition (50.9)
  • % of Total Half to Full Tuition (31.8)
  • % of Total Full Tuition (0)
  • % of Total More than Full Tuition (13.6)

2016 Ethnicity Statistics

  • White (80)
  • Hispanics (1)
  • Black or African American (7)
  • Asian (2)
  • American Indian / Native (1)
  • Other (5)
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander Total (0)
  • Two or more races Total (0)
  • Nonresident Alien Total (0)
  • Race and Ethnicity Unknown Total (5)


  • Total Women% (36.5)
  • Total Men% (61.5)
Appalachian School of Law Bar Exam Statistics
YearTakersPass%State Average%Average Pass Difference%
2015 60 58.14% 75.92% -17.78%
2014 102 44.10% 76.11% -32.01%
2013 83 68.34% 79.50% -11.16%

Total Graduates 2016

  • Employed Bar Exam Required (48)
  • Employed J.D. Advantage (7)
  • Employed Other (12)
  • Unemployed (17)
  • Pursuing Graduate Degree (3)

The Above Data Compiled By:  The American Bar Association