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University of Colorado Law School

Established in 1892, the University of Colorado Law School is one of the top public law schools in the United States. Colorado Law School's diverse student body is selected from among the statistically best applicants from every corner of the nation representing over 100 undergraduate institutions, and its highly published faculty is dedicated to interacting with students both inside and outside the classroom. The school's state-of-the-art green building is located at the base of the Rocky Mountains in beautiful Boulder, Colorado. With about 540 students and a low faculty-to-student ratio, Colorado Law School is a thriving academic community where the study of law is embraced to create leaders who recognize the civic responsibilities essential to the legal profession. The school offers a range of doctrinal courses relating to virtually every area of legal study and practice. In addition, Colorado Law boasts a robust experiential learning program including a diversity of clinical experiences, externships, and court competitions, as well as a pro bono public service pledge program. The school also has four research centers, three student-run journals, eight dual degree programs, and four certificate programs. It is nationally recognized for programs in entrepreneurship, intellectual property, natural resource and environmental law, American Indian law, and juvenile and family law.

Contact Info


Website: http://www.colorado.edu/law/
Address: 2450 Kittredge Loop Drive Boulder, Colorado 80309
Admission Phone: (303) 492-7203
Admission Email: [email protected]

2016 Quick Overview

The Below Data Compiled By: The American Bar Association 

Students555
Student-faculty ratio12:1
Tuition $31,831 per year (full-time, in-state)
$38,623 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$20,114
Founded In1923
ABA AccreditedYes
Application deadline03/15/18
Full-time program application fee$ 65
Financial Aid Deadline03/01/18
Can first years start other than fall?No

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University of Colorado Law School

Real Time Applicant Admissions Data

University of Colorado Law School

Real Time HIC User Applicant Status Admissions Data

Actual(A)/Practice(P)

Username LSAT GPA Status Scholarship Sent Received Decision Updated
Amayer17 165 A 3.77

Accepted

Yes 10/24/17 10/24/17 11/20/17 3 weeks ago
mebouras 150 P 3.86

Accepted

- - - 11 months ago
Lunsfordnb 164 P 3.70

Interested In Applying

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matthewrein 165 P 3.66

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beccavoorhees 165 P 3.76

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ramosj488 150 P 3.24

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No - - - 2 months ago
Lowrancc 165 P 3.50

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krisbrad57 170 P 3.95

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Erb50 151 P 3.76

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TDougherty 161 P 3.85

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mpaschke821 156 P 3.52

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Sam181 159 P 3.86

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Clarkpickle 155 A 3.26

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DEJESUSESTER93 173 P 3.86

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mrdaly812 160 P 3.85

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schaumnj 151 P 3.85

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ashleyellenz 154 A 3.40

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heport03 156 P 3.00

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Traceycarrasco 156 P 3.48

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Janellschafer 159 A 3.50

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Yes - - - one year ago
VenezuelanLaw 153 A 3.52

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cbelle1996 162 P 4.00

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Lluevo 175 P 3.70

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wtaylor96 162 P 3.95

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berberetm 161 A 3.65

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arojo 168 P 4.00

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jessebarrad 164 A 3.55

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manzmd 150 A 3.32

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kied2161 170 A 3.00

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tayprs 163 P 3.45

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kbrowski 160 P 2.85

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wiro8686 155 P 3.38

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janicesue 165 P 3.00

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saraharmengau 156 P 3.00

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LivA 170 P 3.36

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cu1234567 170 P 3.85

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rwrichar 170 P 3.30

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Delaneytesterman 163 A 3.80

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Jrasko1011 170 P 3.00

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SarahBurkey 161 A 4.00

Interested In Applying

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vvosen 158 A 3.70

Interested In Applying

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bryce2762 150 P 3.60

Interested In Applying

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erynnmot 173 P 3.40

Interested In Applying

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ambu1022 170 P 3.80

Interested In Applying

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c2rtaylor 160 A 3.99

Interested In Applying

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Ajdeclercq 162 A 3.15

Interested In Applying

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gs124 155 A 3.10

Pending

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Marisakpayne 155 A 3.43

Pending

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OuPride2017 152 A 3.75

Waitlisted

11/15/16 11/15/16 12/08/16 10 months ago
sboettch 159 A 3.13

Waitlisted

- - 02/07/17 10 months ago
Tgilmo45 160 A 3.25

Waitlisted

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Total Full-Time Part-Time
Number of Applicants328023840
Number of Offers112411240
Number of Matriculants1701700
75% GPA3.793.790
Median GPA3.693.690
25% GPA3.373.370
75% LSAT1561560
Median LSAT1621620
25% LSAT1641640
2016 Scholarship Data
Total Number of Students555
Total Students Receiving Grants449
% of Students Receiving Grants80.9
75% Grant Amount$19,463
Median Grant Amount$11,000
25% Grants Amount$6,681
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 (57.7)
  • % of Total Half to Full Tuition (22.7)
  • % of Total Full Tuition (0)
  • % of Total More than Full Tuition (0.5)

2016 Ethnicity Statistics

  • White (391)
  • Hispanics (47)
  • Black or African American (8)
  • Asian (18)
  • American Indian / Native (5)
  • Other (60)
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander Total (0)
  • Two or more races Total (22)
  • Nonresident Alien Total (6)
  • Race and Ethnicity Unknown Total (32)


  • Total Women% (49.5)
  • Total Men% (50.5)
University of Colorado Law School Bar Exam Statistics
YearTakersPass%State Average%Average Pass Difference%
2015 158 87.59% 75.75% 11.84%
2014 157 82.39% 78.38% 4.01%
2013 171 89.24% 81.99% 7.25%

Total Graduates 2016

  • Employed Bar Exam Required (415)
  • Employed J.D. Advantage (9)
  • Employed Other (1)
  • Unemployed (5)
  • Pursuing Graduate Degree (4)

The Above Data Compiled By:  The American Bar Association