University of North Dakota School of Law

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University of North Dakota School of Law

Class of 2018 - Snapshot 275 Completed Applications 176 Offers 64% Acceptance Rate 62 Enrolled Founded in 1899, the University of North Dakota (UND) School of Law blends an innovative education with creative and entrepreneurial opportunities and a spirit of community in its education of approximately 250 students. The school is a fully accredited graduate professional school awarding the JD degree. It has been a member of the AALS since 1910 and was approved by the ABA in 1923. UND Law is part of a highly respected, nationally recognized university, located in Grand Forks, North Dakota. A community of nearly 60,000, Grand Forks is in the heart of the Red River Valley on the North Dakota/Minnesota border. It offers a small-town feel with all the opportunities of an urban area and has a large legal community including county, state, and federal trial courts.

Contact Info


Website: http://law.und.edu/
Address: 215 Centennial Dr, Grand Forks, ND 58202
Admission Phone: (701) 777-2047
Admission Email: [email protected]

2017 Quick Overview

The Below Data Compiled By: The American Bar Association 

Students224
Student-faculty ratio17:1
Tuition $11,434 per year (full-time, in-state)
$25,423 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$16,553
Founded In1923
ABA AccreditedYes
Application deadline07/15/19
Full-time program application fee$ 35
Financial Aid Deadline02/01/19
Can first years start other than fall?No

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University of North Dakota School of Law

Real Time Applicant Admissions Data

University of North Dakota School of Law

Real Time HIC User Applicant Status Admissions Data

Actual(A)/Practice(P)

Username LSAT GPA Status Scholarship Sent Received Decision Updated
hayleighkughes 144 A 3.30

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
Jeanelle2020 136 A 3.70

Rejected

No 12/26/17 12/26/17 02/05/18 one year ago
Total Full-Time Part-Time
Number of Applicants304304
Number of Offers194194
Number of Matriculants7171
75% GPA3.633.63
Median GPA3.363.36
25% GPA2.812.81
75% LSAT152152
Median LSAT148148
25% LSAT145145
2017 Scholarship Data
Total Number of Students234
Total Students Receiving Grants85
% of Students Receiving Grants36
75% Grant Amount$7,750
Median Grant Amount$4,100
25% Grants Amount$2,000
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 (25)
  • % of Total Half to Full Tuition (7)
  • % of Total Full Tuition (2)
  • % of Total More than Full Tuition (2)

2017 Ethnicity Statistics

  • White (358)
  • Hispanics (4)
  • Black or African American (1)
  • Asian (0)
  • American Indian / Native (0)
  • Other (3)
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander Total (0)
  • Two or more races Total (2)
  • Nonresident Alien Total (5)
  • Race and Ethnicity Unknown Total (3)


  • Total Women% (33)
  • Total Men% (66)
University of North Dakota School of Law Bar Exam Statistics
YearTakersPass%State Average%Average Pass Difference%
2017 62 67.74%
2016 66 59.09%
2015 56 73.21%

Total Graduates 2017

  • Employed Bar Exam Required (116)
  • Employed J.D. Advantage (55)
  • Employed Other (9)
  • Unemployed (32)
  • Pursuing Graduate Degree (2)

The Above Data Compiled By:  The American Bar Association