University of Dayton School of Law

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University of Dayton School of Law

Class of 2018 - Snapshot 630 Completed Applications 327 Offers 52% Acceptance Rate 98 Enrolled Our mission is to enroll a diverse group of intellectually curious, self-disciplined, and well-motivated men and women, and to educate them in the substantive and procedural principles of public and private law. We seek to graduate highly qualified attorneys who will uphold the highest professional standards and recognize that service to others is the chief measure of professional competence. We offer a full-time JD program providing a distinguished tradition of concern for the individual student in a supportive and professional environment. Our curriculum gives students a foundation in traditional courses but also helps them develop their skills with innovative programs like our legal skills courses and curricular concentrations. Our diverse student body of 480 promotes ample opportunity for one-on-one interaction with faculty, staff, and fellow students, creating an atmosphere of collegiality. Our student body actively participates in a myriad of law school organizations and community service opportunities. The University of Dayton School of Law is accredited by the ABA and is a member of the AALS.

Contact Info


Website: https://www.udayton.edu/law/
Address: 300 College Park Ave, Dayton, OH 45469
Admission Phone: (937) 229-3555
Admission Email: [email protected]

2018 Quick Overview

The Below Data Compiled By: The American Bar Association 

Students244
Student-faculty ratio18:1
Tuition $34,580 per year (full-time, in-state)
$34,580 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$17,500
Founded In1975
ABA AccreditedYes
Application deadlineN/A
Full-time program application fee$ 0
Financial Aid Deadline04/15/19
Can first years start other than fall?Yes

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University of Dayton School of Law

Real Time Applicant Admissions Data

University of Dayton School of Law

Real Time HIC User Applicant Status Admissions Data

Actual(A)/Practice(P)

Username LSAT GPA Status Scholarship Sent Received Decision Updated
DeafLaw 159 A 3.73

Accepted

Yes - - - 9 months ago
Senkbeilf1 144 A 3.19

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
rheinr1 151 A 3.90

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
Jwillia147 162 P 3.83

Interested In Applying

- - - 3 years ago
HaleyN12 160 P 3.41

Interested In Applying

- - - 4 years ago
Mmiles 150 A 3.71

Interested In Applying

- - - 4 years ago
thesocojc 149 A 3.00

Pending

09/23/19 10/17/19 - 4 weeks ago
lunalovegood 149 A 2.71

Pending

02/21/19 02/21/19 - 9 months ago
andrew21 146 A 3.13

Pending

- - - 11 months ago
williamjones 148 A 2.20

Rejected

- - - 10 months ago
mraadt 149 A 3.25

Rejected

12/10/18 12/10/18 01/03/19 10 months ago
Total Full-Time Part-Time
Number of Applicants630630
Number of Offers327327
Number of Matriculants9898
75% GPA3.563.56
Median GPA3.293.29
25% GPA3.033.03
75% LSAT152152
Median LSAT149149
25% LSAT146146
2018 Scholarship Data
Total Number of Students243
Total Students Receiving Grants200
% of Students Receiving Grants82
75% Grant Amount$32,500
Median Grant Amount$27,000
25% Grants Amount$12,000
Scholarships awarded based on maintaining a certain academic performance
Offering Conditional Scholarships:Yes
Students Entering With a Scholarship80
Eliminated (Students who lost scholarship)23
% of Students Who Lost Scholarship30

  • % of Total Less Than Half Tuition (28)
  • % of Total Half to Full Tuition (45)
  • % of Total Full Tuition (0)
  • % of Total More than Full Tuition (9)

2018 Ethnicity Statistics

  • White (64)
  • Hispanics (7)
  • Black or African American (16)
  • Asian (4)
  • American Indian / Native (2)
  • Other (0)
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander Total (0)
  • Two or more races Total (8)
  • Nonresident Alien Total (0)
  • Race and Ethnicity Unknown Total (1)


  • Total Women% (50)
  • Total Men% (50)
University of Dayton School of Law Bar Exam Statistics
YearTakersPass%State Average%Average Pass Difference%
2017 92 21.74% 75.52 -54.22%
2016 81 48.15% 74.14% -25.69%
2015 88 77.27%

Total Graduates 2017

  • Employed Bar Exam Required (48)
  • Employed J.D. Advantage (12)
  • Employed Other (0)
  • Unemployed (0)
  • Pursuing Graduate Degree (0)

The Above Data Compiled By:  The American Bar Association