Brigham Young University Law School

Brigham Young University Law School

Founded in 1971, BYU Law School receives support from and is affiliated with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Our students learn in an intellectually and spiritually invigorating community where they look forward to using their legal skills in service throughout the world. The development of moral character and enlightened devotion to the rule of law are hallmarks of a BYU Law School education.

2016 Quick Overview

The Below Data Compiled By: The American Bar Association 

Students404
Student-faculty ratio15:1
Tuition $12,310 per year (full-time, in-state)
$24,620 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 ProgramNo
Estimated Living Expenses$20,352
Founded In1974
ABA AccreditedYes
Application deadline06/30/17
Full-time program application fee$ 50
Financial Aid Deadline06/01/17
Can first years start other than fall?No

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Real Time HIC User Applicant Status Admissions Data

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Username LSAT GPA Status Scholarship Sent Received Decision Updated
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Total Full-Time Part-Time
Number of Applicants4364610
Number of Offers1911910
Number of Matriculants1381380
75% GPA3.893.890
Median GPA3.83.80
25% GPA3.553.550
75% LSAT1571570
Median LSAT1621620
25% LSAT1641640
2016 Scholarship Data
Total Number of Students404
Total Students Receiving Grants225
% of Students Receiving Grants55.7
75% Grant Amount$6,245
Median Grant Amount$3,934
25% Grants Amount$1,500
Scholarships awarded based on maintaining a certain academic performance
Offering Conditional Scholarships:Yes
Students Entering With a Scholarship0
Eliminated (Students who lost scholarship)0
% of Students Who Lost Scholarship

  • % of Total Less Than Half Tuition (30.9)
  • % of Total Half to Full Tuition (13.9)
  • % of Total Full Tuition (6.7)
  • % of Total More than Full Tuition (4.2)

2016 Ethnicity Statistics

  • White (321)
  • Hispanics (20)
  • Black or African American (4)
  • Asian (12)
  • American Indian / Native (5)
  • Other (40)
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander Total (9)
  • Two or more races Total (15)
  • Nonresident Alien Total (4)
  • Race and Ethnicity Unknown Total (12)


  • Total Women% (37.3)
  • Total Men% (62.7)
Brigham Young University Law School Bar Exam Statistics
YearTakersPass%State Average%Average Pass Difference%
2015 129 84.21% 76.47% 7.74%
2014 137 82.85% 81.65% 1.20%
2013 126 86.13% 85.28% 0.85%

Total Graduates 2016

  • Employed Bar Exam Required (316)
  • Employed J.D. Advantage (74)
  • Employed Other (33)
  • Unemployed (44)
  • Pursuing Graduate Degree (3)

The Above Data Compiled By:  The American Bar Association