University of Minnesota Law School

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University of Minnesota Law School

One of the country's top public law schools, the University of Minnesota Law School is a leader in preparing students to solve the complex social, economic and business issues of our time. Our exceptional faculty, innovative curriculum and unmatched clinical and experiential learning opportunities equip students for the demands of the 21st century. We are distinguished by a rare collegial culture that emphasizes teamwork, problem solving, leadership and persuasion. Students learn to think analytically, to identify the core element of a complex problem and to develop real-world solutions—skills that are essential beyond law school for all fields of employment.

Contact Info


Website: http://www.law.umn.edu/
Address: 229 19th Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55455
Admission Phone: (612) 625-3487
Admission Email: [email protected]

2016 Quick Overview

The Below Data Compiled By: The American Bar Association 

Students641
Student-faculty ratio12:1
Tuition $43,231 per year (full-time, in-state)
$51,577 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$17,020
Founded In1923
ABA AccreditedYes
Application deadline07/15/17
Full-time program application fee$ 60
Financial Aid Deadline07/01/17
Can first years start other than fall?No

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University of Minnesota Law School

Real Time Applicant Admissions Data

University of Minnesota Law School

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
EjayeL 160 P 3.89

Interested In Applying

- - - 3 months ago
dvald9570 165 A 3.96

Interested In Applying

- - - 5 months ago
tlmaurer 164 A 3.85

Interested In Applying

- - - 7 months ago
masonbettencourt 158 A 3.73

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
pgovil 156 A 3.65

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
rwrichar 170 P 3.30

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
thebeautifufool 165 A 3.78

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
Kbenton2 170 P 3.71

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
olivianbryson0506 168 P 3.90

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
akal1181 158 A 3.83

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
henryglitz1996 164 A 3.53

Pending

- - - a month ago
DAVIDSTIL 166 A 3.40

Pending

10/22/15 10/27/15 - 2 years ago
Total Full-Time Part-Time
Number of Applicants196019780
Number of Offers8738730
Number of Matriculants1761760
75% GPA3.873.870
Median GPA3.763.760
25% GPA3.483.480
75% LSAT1591590
Median LSAT1641640
25% LSAT1661660
2016 Scholarship Data
Total Number of Students641
Total Students Receiving Grants514
% of Students Receiving Grants80.2
75% Grant Amount$40,000
Median Grant Amount$25,000
25% Grants Amount$17,000
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 (43.1)
  • % of Total Half to Full Tuition (30.3)
  • % of Total Full Tuition (6.9)
  • % of Total More than Full Tuition (0)

2016 Ethnicity Statistics

  • White (397)
  • Hispanics (12)
  • Black or African American (14)
  • Asian (43)
  • American Indian / Native (3)
  • Other (108)
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander Total (0)
  • Two or more races Total (30)
  • Nonresident Alien Total (55)
  • Race and Ethnicity Unknown Total (23)


  • Total Women% (44.5)
  • Total Men% (55.5)
University of Minnesota Law School Bar Exam Statistics
YearTakersPass%State Average%Average Pass Difference%
2015 234 82.75% 80.61% 2.14%
2014 247 84.62% 81.40% 3.22%
2013 274 93.52% 87.84% 5.68%

Total Graduates 2016

  • Employed Bar Exam Required (117)
  • Employed J.D. Advantage (17)
  • Employed Other (17)
  • Unemployed (25)
  • Pursuing Graduate Degree (10)

The Above Data Compiled By:  The American Bar Association