The University of Iowa College of Law

The University of Iowa College of Law

The University of Iowa College of Law, founded in 1865, is the oldest law school in continuous operation west of the Mississippi River. Iowa enjoys a top national reputation, and its faculty is renowned for its outstanding scholarship and teaching. The college is located in Iowa City, a cosmopolitan college town that is home to a dynamic teaching and research university and over 60,000 people. Students from all 50 states and roughly 100 countries attend the university. Iowa City offers a rich cultural life, Big Ten athletic events, and the world-famous Iowa Writers' Workshop. The Boyd Law Building's central campus location on a bluff overlooking the Iowa River provides a professional enclave well-suited to the college's intensive style of education as well as easy access to the academic, cultural, social, and recreational resources of a major research university.

Contact Info


Website: http://law.uiowa.edu/
Address: 130 Byington Rd, Iowa City, IA 52242
Admission Phone: (319) 335-9034
Admission Email: N/A

2016 Quick Overview

The Below Data Compiled By: The American Bar Association 

Students392
Student-faculty ratio11:1
Tuition $24,930 per year (full-time, in-state)
$43,214 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$16,056
Founded In1923
ABA AccreditedYes
Application deadline05/01/17
Full-time program application fee$ 0
Financial Aid Deadline01/05/16
Can first years start other than fall?No

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The University of Iowa College of Law

Real Time Applicant Admissions Data

The University of Iowa College of Law

Real Time HIC User Applicant Status Admissions Data

Actual(A)/Practice(P)

Username LSAT GPA Status Scholarship Sent Received Decision Updated
Brittany-a-martin 156 P 3.43

Accepted

- - - 5 months ago
KCapesius 164 A 3.86

Interested In Applying

- - - 6 months ago
amcclure 153 P 3.56

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
jhl17 160 P 3.60

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
jwowwzalaw5 165 P 3.60

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
Jpett 160 P 3.50

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
Carlymarie96 158 P 3.89

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
abbolson 155 A 3.64

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
Kbenton2 170 P 3.71

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
vinsk1ma 158 A 3.84

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
cameronlawler32 157 A 3.40

Pending

- - - 9 months ago
DAVIDSTIL 166 A 3.40

Pending

10/22/15 10/27/15 - 2 years ago
sboettch 159 A 3.13

Rejected

- - 03/22/17 6 months ago
Total Full-Time Part-Time
Number of Applicants121412140
Number of Offers5555550
Number of Matriculants1351350
75% GPA3.793.790
Median GPA3.613.610
25% GPA3.443.440
75% LSAT1571570
Median LSAT1611610
25% LSAT1631630
2016 Scholarship Data
Total Number of Students392
Total Students Receiving Grants336
% of Students Receiving Grants85.7
75% Grant Amount$40,192
Median Grant Amount$22,348
25% Grants Amount$8,500
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 (27.6)
  • % of Total Half to Full Tuition (15.6)
  • % of Total Full Tuition (27.6)
  • % of Total More than Full Tuition (15.1)

2016 Ethnicity Statistics

  • White (291)
  • Hispanics (36)
  • Black or African American (16)
  • Asian (19)
  • American Indian / Native (2)
  • Other (61)
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander Total (0)
  • Two or more races Total (15)
  • Nonresident Alien Total (14)
  • Race and Ethnicity Unknown Total (32)


  • Total Women% (43.5)
  • Total Men% (56)
The University of Iowa College of Law Bar Exam Statistics
YearTakersPass%State Average%Average Pass Difference%
2015 140 89.10% 84.70% 4.40%
2014 175 86.83% 82.48% 4.35%
2013 188 89.78% 90.74% -0.96%

Total Graduates 2016

  • Employed Bar Exam Required (260)
  • Employed J.D. Advantage (83)
  • Employed Other (21)
  • Unemployed (62)
  • Pursuing Graduate Degree (8)

The Above Data Compiled By:  The American Bar Association