University of Missouri School of Law

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University of Missouri School of Law

Students often describe the academic atmosphere at MU as challenging, but with an emphasis on learning rather than competition. Courses offer students a broad and balanced perspective on the law and legal institutions to prepare them for a wide range of career options in law, as well as alternative careers anywhere in the country. The first-year class is divided into two sections with approximately 65 students in each section. Approximately 75 percent of the upper level classes have an average of fewer than 25 students. The average age of student ranges from 24 to 26, with students starting law school from their 20s to their 50s.

Contact Info


Website: http://law.missouri.edu/
Address: 203 Hulston Hall, Columbia, 65211
Admission Phone: (573) 882-6042
Admission Email: [email protected]

2016 Quick Overview

The Below Data Compiled By: The American Bar Association 

Students336
Student-faculty ratio11:1
Tuition $20,918 per year (full-time, in-state)
$38,672 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$19,294
Founded In1923
ABA AccreditedYes
Application deadline03/01/17
Full-time program application fee$ 60
Financial Aid Deadline03/01/17
Can first years start other than fall?No

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University of Missouri School of Law

Real Time Applicant Admissions Data

University of Missouri School of Law

Real Time HIC User Applicant Status Admissions Data

Actual(A)/Practice(P)

Username LSAT GPA Status Scholarship Sent Received Decision Updated
Ecklr-18 152 A 3.52

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SPECTRUM43 159 P 3.12

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- - - 8 months ago
nmt1995 152 P 3.10

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TDinsmore18 150 P 3.30

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- - - 10 months ago
marissamallon 147 A 3.94

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- - - one year ago
jwowwzalaw5 165 P 3.60

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charr104 160 P 3.40

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RyanKeeton 166 P 3.20

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kbrandes 166 P 3.88

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Total Full-Time Part-Time
Number of Applicants5805600
Number of Offers3193190
Number of Matriculants1041040
75% GPA3.723.720
Median GPA3.483.480
25% GPA3.173.170
75% LSAT1531530
Median LSAT1581580
25% LSAT1601600
2016 Scholarship Data
Total Number of Students336
Total Students Receiving Grants241
% of Students Receiving Grants71.7
75% Grant Amount$18,150
Median Grant Amount$12,750
25% Grants Amount$8,000
Scholarships awarded based on maintaining a certain academic performance
Offering Conditional Scholarships:Yes
Students Entering With a Scholarship62
Eliminated (Students who lost scholarship)8
% of Students Who Lost Scholarship13%

  • % of Total Less Than Half Tuition (27.4)
  • % of Total Half to Full Tuition (33.3)
  • % of Total Full Tuition (8)
  • % of Total More than Full Tuition (3)

2016 Ethnicity Statistics

  • White (238)
  • Hispanics (9)
  • Black or African American (33)
  • Asian (5)
  • American Indian / Native (0)
  • Other (26)
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander Total (1)
  • Two or more races Total (9)
  • Nonresident Alien Total (1)
  • Race and Ethnicity Unknown Total (15)


  • Total Women% (40.2)
  • Total Men% (59.8)
University of Missouri School of Law Bar Exam Statistics
YearTakersPass%State Average%Average Pass Difference%
2015 121 89.47% 87.34% 2.13%
2014 137 91.67% 87.59% 4.08%
2013 120 93.33% 90.44% 2.89%

Total Graduates 2016

  • Employed Bar Exam Required (79)
  • Employed J.D. Advantage (42)
  • Employed Other (12)
  • Unemployed (19)
  • Pursuing Graduate Degree (0)

The Above Data Compiled By:  The American Bar Association