The Ohio State University - Moritz College of Law

The Ohio State University - Moritz College of Law

As one of the nation’s premier public law schools, The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law offers a stimulating, diverse community that ignites and supports the passionate pursuit of students’ interests inside and outside of the classroom. The Moritz College of Law is known for the closeness of its community – a community grounded in the Midwestern values of hard work, compassion, and integrity. People at Moritz are smart and accomplished, as well as welcoming. A spirit of collaboration and cooperation permeates Drinko Hall, as students build lasting and valuable relationships with peers and professors.

Contact Info


Website: http://moritzlaw.osu.edu/
Address: 55 West 12th Avenue Columbus, OH 43210-1391
Admission Phone: (614) 292-2631
Admission Email: [email protected]

2016 Quick Overview

The Below Data Compiled By: The American Bar Association 

Students523
Student-faculty ratio11:1
Tuition $29,689 per year (full-time, in-state)
$44,641 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$20,172
Founded In1923
ABA AccreditedYes
Application deadline03/31/18
Full-time program application fee$ 60
Financial Aid Deadline02/15/18
Can first years start other than fall?No

Academic Year

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The Ohio State University - Moritz College of Law

Real Time Applicant Admissions Data

The Ohio State University - Moritz College of Law

Real Time HIC User Applicant Status Admissions Data

Actual(A)/Practice(P)

Username LSAT GPA Status Scholarship Sent Received Decision Updated
dmmimbela 156 A 4.02

Accepted

Yes 11/15/16 - 11/30/16 11 months ago
pgovil 156 A 3.65

Accepted

- - - 12 months ago
DustinLorenzo 163 A 3.90

Accepted

Yes - - - one year ago
chrismerk99 160 P 3.61

Accepted

10/01/16 10/01/16 10/26/16 one year ago
ecarthen 156 A 3.61

Accepted

- - - 2 years ago
Pm67 155 P 3.42

Interested In Applying

- - - 3 weeks ago
Clarkpickle 155 A 3.26

Interested In Applying

- - - 5 months ago
mxs1108 155 P 3.90

Interested In Applying

- - - 12 months ago
mjn2051 165 P 3.00

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
J.kosik 150 P 3.90

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
jsj50 159 P 3.60

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
TylerMorgan 170 P 3.87

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
MarkJAtwater 155 P 3.88

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
Bailey22 156 A 3.51

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
mikeholtz 170 P 3.40

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
sonnyp215 160 A 3.86

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
KBrailer 165 P 3.50

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
mlav 149 A 3.75

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
jessebarrad 164 A 3.55

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
rachaelstewart 163 A 3.59

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
jmallernee 149 A 3.30

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
Hutchins1 165 P 3.12

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
Kbenton2 170 P 3.71

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
MHampton18 130 A 3.40

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
RKlonel 168 P 3.30

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
aha50 158 A 3.61

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
mwilso 142 A 3.15

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
vinsk1ma 158 A 3.84

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
Skenny19 150 A 3.45

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
akal1181 158 A 3.83

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
cknippen 163 A 4.00

Pending

10/30/15 10/30/15 01/01/16 2 years ago
efeuer 157 A 3.50

Rejected

02/29/16 - - one year ago
Total Full-Time Part-Time
Number of Applicants157416210
Number of Offers7717710
Number of Matriculants1661660
75% GPA3.793.790
Median GPA3.613.610
25% GPA3.433.430
75% LSAT1561560
Median LSAT1591590
25% LSAT1611610
2016 Scholarship Data
Total Number of Students523
Total Students Receiving Grants516
% of Students Receiving Grants98.7
75% Grant Amount$16,000
Median Grant Amount$13,000
25% Grants Amount$10,000
Scholarships awarded based on maintaining a certain academic performance
Offering Conditional Scholarships:This school does not award scholarships that may be reduced or eliminated based on law school academic performance

  • % of Total Less Than Half Tuition (63.1)
  • % of Total Half to Full Tuition (32.7)
  • % of Total Full Tuition (0.2)
  • % of Total More than Full Tuition (2.7)

2016 Ethnicity Statistics

  • White (387)
  • Hispanics (28)
  • Black or African American (36)
  • Asian (22)
  • American Indian / Native (1)
  • Other (31)
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander Total (0)
  • Two or more races Total (12)
  • Nonresident Alien Total (7)
  • Race and Ethnicity Unknown Total (12)


  • Total Women% (48.5)
  • Total Men% (51.5)
The Ohio State University - Moritz College of Law Bar Exam Statistics
YearTakersPass%State Average%Average Pass Difference%
2015 176 91.04% 78.63% 12.41%
2014 209 92.59% 81.13% 11.46%
2013 228 94.74% 86.22% 8.52%

Total Graduates 2016

  • Employed Bar Exam Required (117)
  • Employed J.D. Advantage (29)
  • Employed Other (10)
  • Unemployed (9)
  • Pursuing Graduate Degree (2)

The Above Data Compiled By:  The American Bar Association