The University of Iowa College of Law

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The University of Iowa College of Law

Class of 2018 - Snapshot 1708 Completed Applications 784 Offers 46% Acceptance Rate 143 Enrolled 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: [email protected]

2018 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 Program0
Estimated Living Expenses$16,056
Founded In1923
ABA AccreditedYes
Application deadline05/01/19
Full-time program application fee$ 0
Financial Aid Deadline01/05/19
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

- - - 2 years ago
NoahErickson1998 160 P 3.65

Interested In Applying

- - - 3 weeks ago
eawrig04 157 A 3.97

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
patel.reena1212 168 P 3.87

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
madelinenafziger 159 P 3.80

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
beccavoorhees 165 P 3.76

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
KCapesius 164 A 3.86

Interested In Applying

- - - 3 years ago
amcclure 153 P 3.56

Interested In Applying

- - - 3 years ago
jhl17 160 P 3.60

Interested In Applying

- - - 3 years ago
Jpett 160 P 3.50

Interested In Applying

- - - 4 years ago
Carlymarie96 158 P 3.89

Interested In Applying

- - - 4 years ago
abbolson 155 A 3.64

Interested In Applying

- - - 4 years ago
Kbenton2 170 P 3.71

Interested In Applying

- - - 4 years ago
vinsk1ma 158 A 3.84

Interested In Applying

- - - 4 years ago
cameronlawler32 157 A 3.40

Pending

- - - 3 years ago
DAVIDSTIL 166 A 3.40

Pending

10/22/15 10/27/15 - 4 years ago
sboettch 159 A 3.13

Rejected

- - 03/22/17 3 years ago
Total Full-Time Part-Time
Number of Applicants15281528
Number of Offers633633
Number of Matriculants129129
75% GPA3.753.75
Median GPA3.623.62
25% GPA3.383.38
75% LSAT163163
Median LSAT161161
25% LSAT156156
2018 Scholarship Data
Total Number of Students425
Total Students Receiving Grants354
% of Students Receiving Grants83
75% Grant Amount$41,356
Median Grant Amount$24,332
25% Grants Amount$18,284
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 (23)
  • % of Total Half to Full Tuition (9)
  • % of Total Full Tuition (36)
  • % of Total More than Full Tuition (15)

2018 Ethnicity Statistics

  • White (86)
  • Hispanics (8)
  • Black or African American (9)
  • Asian (7)
  • American Indian / Native (0)
  • Other (16)
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander Total (0)
  • Two or more races Total (3)
  • Nonresident Alien Total (2)
  • Race and Ethnicity Unknown Total (16)


  • Total Women% (48)
  • Total Men% (51)
The University of Iowa College of Law Bar Exam Statistics
YearTakersPass%State Average%Average Pass Difference%
2017 129 86.82%
2016 95 86.32%
2015 133 98.50%

Total Graduates 2017

  • 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