University of Missouri School of Law

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University of Missouri School of Law

Students often describe the academic atmosphere at MU as challenging, but with an emphasis on learning rather than competition. Courses offer students a broad and balanced perspective on the law and legal institutions to prepare them for a wide range of career options in law, as well as alternative careers anywhere in the country. The first-year class is divided into two sections with approximately 65 students in each section. Approximately 75 percent of the upper level classes have an average of fewer than 25 students. The average age of student ranges from 24 to 26, with students starting law school from their 20s to their 50s.

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Website: http://law.missouri.edu/
Address: 203 Hulston Hall, Columbia, 65211
Admission Phone: (573) 882-6042
Admission Email: [email protected]

2017 Quick Overview

The Below Data Compiled By: The American Bar Association 

Students336
Student-faculty ratio11:1
Tuition $20,918 per year (full-time, in-state)
$38,672 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 Program0
Estimated Living Expenses$19,294
Founded In1923
ABA AccreditedYes
Application deadline03/01/19
Full-time program application fee$ 60
Financial Aid Deadline03/01/19
Can first years start other than fall?No

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University of Missouri School of Law

Real Time Applicant Admissions Data

University of Missouri School of Law

Real Time HIC User Applicant Status Admissions Data

Actual(A)/Practice(P)

Username LSAT GPA Status Scholarship Sent Received Decision Updated
rcobb96 150 P 3.22

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TDinsmoreNW 150 A 3.44

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nickb8311 168 A 3.80

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SPECTRUM43 159 P 3.12

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nmt1995 152 P 3.10

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TDinsmore18 150 P 3.30

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marissamallon 153 A 3.95

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charr104 160 P 3.40

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RyanKeeton 166 P 3.20

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kbrandes 166 P 3.88

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Ecklr-18 164 A 3.52

Pending

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Total Full-Time Part-Time
Number of Applicants556556
Number of Offers301301
Number of Matriculants8585
75% GPA3.713.71
Median GPA3.443.44
25% GPA3.133.13
75% LSAT159159
Median LSAT157157
25% LSAT153153
2017 Scholarship Data
Total Number of Students311
Total Students Receiving Grants232
% of Students Receiving Grants75
75% Grant Amount$20,000
Median Grant Amount$15,000
25% Grants Amount$8,000
Scholarships awarded based on maintaining a certain academic performance
Offering Conditional Scholarships:Yes
Students Entering With a Scholarship59
Eliminated (Students who lost scholarship)12
% of Students Who Lost Scholarship20%

  • % of Total Less Than Half Tuition (24)
  • % of Total Half to Full Tuition (38)
  • % of Total Full Tuition (2)
  • % of Total More than Full Tuition (11)

2017 Ethnicity Statistics

  • White (74)
  • Hispanics (6)
  • Black or African American (7)
  • Asian (1)
  • American Indian / Native (0)
  • Other (3)
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander Total (0)
  • Two or more races Total (3)
  • Nonresident Alien Total (0)
  • Race and Ethnicity Unknown Total (3)


  • Total Women% (43)
  • Total Men% (56)
University of Missouri School of Law Bar Exam Statistics
YearTakersPass%State Average%Average Pass Difference%
2017 96 88.54%
2016 110 87.27%
2015 124 97.58%

Total Graduates 2017

  • Employed Bar Exam Required (79)
  • Employed J.D. Advantage (42)
  • Employed Other (12)
  • Unemployed (19)
  • Pursuing Graduate Degree (0)

The Above Data Compiled By:  The American Bar Association