University of North Dakota School of Law

University of North Dakota School of Law

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]

2016 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 ProgramNo
Estimated Living Expenses$16,553
Founded In1923
ABA AccreditedYes
Application deadline07/15/17
Full-time program application fee$ 35
Financial Aid Deadline02/01/17
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
Total Full-Time Part-Time
Number of Applicants2913000
Number of Offers1851850
Number of Matriculants89890
75% GPA3.623.620
Median GPA3.213.210
25% GPA2.962.960
75% LSAT1461460
Median LSAT1491490
25% LSAT1521520
2016 Scholarship Data
Total Number of Students224
Total Students Receiving Grants94
% of Students Receiving Grants42
75% Grant Amount$7,400
Median Grant Amount$3,500
25% Grants Amount$1,500
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 (29.9)
  • % of Total Half to Full Tuition (8.5)
  • % of Total Full Tuition (2.2)
  • % of Total More than Full Tuition (1.3)

2016 Ethnicity Statistics

  • White (163)
  • Hispanics (7)
  • Black or African American (8)
  • Asian (5)
  • American Indian / Native (4)
  • Other (47)
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander Total (0)
  • Two or more races Total (2)
  • Nonresident Alien Total (35)
  • Race and Ethnicity Unknown Total (10)


  • Total Women% (51.3)
  • Total Men% (48.7)
University of North Dakota School of Law Bar Exam Statistics
YearTakersPass%State Average%Average Pass Difference%
2015 73 64.38% 79.11% -14.73%
2014 75 55.99% 70.02% -14.03%
2013 72 73.62% 81.23% -7.61%

Total Graduates 2016

  • 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