University of Richmond School of Law

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University of Richmond School of Law

The University of Richmond School of Law combines a rigorous academic program with an extensive selection of clinical placements and experiential learning opportunities to create an extraordinary legal education. The Law School’s highly regarded faculty of teacher-scholars includes nationally and internationally recognized experts, and its low student-faculty ratio reinforces a culture of professional mentoring and mutual support. Situated 15 minutes from downtown Richmond, the School of Law offers a unique opportunity for students to engage with the city’s vibrant legal community, including its numerous federal and state courts, government agencies, leading law firms, corporations, and non-profit service providers.

Contact Info


Website: http://law.richmond.edu/
Address: 28 Westhampton Way, Richmond, VA 23173
Admission Phone: (804) 289-8189
Admission Email: [email protected]

2016 Quick Overview

The Below Data Compiled By: The American Bar Association 

Students474
Student-faculty ratio13:1
Tuition $41,500 per year (full-time, in-state)
$41,500 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$16,960
Founded In1928
ABA AccreditedYes
Application deadline03/01/17
Full-time program application fee$ 50
Financial Aid Deadline02/25/17
Can first years start other than fall?No

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University of Richmond School of Law

Real Time Applicant Admissions Data

University of Richmond School of Law

Real Time HIC User Applicant Status Admissions Data

Actual(A)/Practice(P)

Username LSAT GPA Status Scholarship Sent Received Decision Updated
mikebac 156 A 3.78

Accepted

- - - 12 months ago
lav22 157 A 3.71

Accepted

12/02/15 12/04/15 12/20/15 2 years ago
Lowrancc 165 P 3.50

Interested In Applying

- - - 3 months ago
mcox303 168 P 3.93

Interested In Applying

- - - 8 months ago
Cward41 163 P 3.51

Interested In Applying

- - - 9 months ago
caseyer 160 P 3.40

Interested In Applying

- - - 9 months ago
schaumnj 151 P 3.85

Interested In Applying

- - - 11 months ago
fowlas13 154 A 3.00

Interested In Applying

- - - 12 months ago
snibanez 160 P 3.00

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
smb7be 165 P 3.70

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
wilsonaa 159 P 2.90

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
coxmr36 162 P 3.70

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
dleach18 141 A 3.42

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
marilynchong 160 P 3.00

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
saboaj 148 A 3.20

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
ilerman 172 P 3.71

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
macharkj 155 P 3.20

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
packme 150 A 3.00

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
Kylebarthel 161 P 3.40

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
blaneybk 169 P 3.50

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
beverahr 148 P 3.20

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
Scotting12 165 P 3.80

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
Barkerln 168 P 3.50

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
mz399713 155 P 3.50

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
boomer95 160 P 3.82

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
AdrieannaG 136 A 3.20

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
bryce2762 150 P 3.60

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
msmedley 168 A 4.00

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
c2rtaylor 160 A 3.99

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
Tstorm123 162 A 3.65

Pending

No 10/13/17 10/16/17 - a month ago
jaurymj 137 A 3.40

Pending

- - - 10 months ago
rnthinnes 150 A 3.27

Pending

10/31/16 - - 11 months ago
FPassawe 147 A 3.69

Pending

12/15/16 - - 12 months ago
Marisakpayne 155 A 3.43

Pending

- - - one year ago
chrismerk99 160 P 3.61

Pending

09/29/16 09/29/16 - one year ago
BobbyConcord 153 P 3.50

Pending

- - - 2 years ago
alclem 149 A 3.00

Pending

- - - 2 years ago
Thinnern 152 A 3.28

Waitlisted

No - - - 8 months ago
lbarker 155 A 3.43

Waitlisted

03/01/17 - 03/27/17 9 months ago
maggiestrouse 157 A 3.47

Waitlisted

01/25/17 - - 9 months ago
Total Full-Time Part-Time
Number of Applicants187217750
Number of Offers5805800
Number of Matriculants1111110
75% GPA3.683.680
Median GPA3.553.550
25% GPA3.233.230
75% LSAT1541540
Median LSAT1611610
25% LSAT1631630
2016 Scholarship Data
Total Number of Students474
Total Students Receiving Grants313
% of Students Receiving Grants66
75% Grant Amount$30,000
Median Grant Amount$25,000
25% Grants Amount$20,000
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 (15.6)
  • % of Total Half to Full Tuition (39)
  • % of Total Full Tuition (11)
  • % of Total More than Full Tuition (0.4)

2016 Ethnicity Statistics

  • White (343)
  • Hispanics (12)
  • Black or African American (17)
  • Asian (11)
  • American Indian / Native (0)
  • Other (62)
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander Total (2)
  • Two or more races Total (13)
  • Nonresident Alien Total (18)
  • Race and Ethnicity Unknown Total (29)


  • Total Women% (50.6)
  • Total Men% (49.4)
University of Richmond School of Law Bar Exam Statistics
YearTakersPass%State Average%Average Pass Difference%
2015 145 81.30% 74.48% 6.82%
2014 142 86.18% 72.41% 13.77%
2013 146 81.20% 78.02% 3.18%

Total Graduates 2016

  • Employed Bar Exam Required (88)
  • Employed J.D. Advantage (12)
  • Employed Other (28)
  • Unemployed (30)
  • Pursuing Graduate Degree (2)

The Above Data Compiled By:  The American Bar Association