University of St. Thomas School of Law (Minnesota)

University of St. Thomas School of Law (Minnesota)

As a student at the University of St. Thomas School of Law, Minnesota's top private law school, you have the opportunity to study and work with some of the nation's leading legal scholars, form relationships that will set you up to achieve professional success, and impact the community through clinical practice, all before you receive your diploma. The #3 law school in the nation for practical training and the top-ranked clinical program in the Upper Midwest, we do this through the instruction of an exceptional faculty of professors who are ranked #8 nationwide, meaningful and relevant connections formed in the #1 externship program in the nation, and a challenging and respectful atmosphere that put UST School of Law at #4 on Princeton Review’s list of the best law schools for quality of life.

Contact Info


Website: http://www.stthomas.edu/law/
Address: 1000 Lasalle Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55403
Admission Phone: (651) 962-4892
Admission Email: [email protected]

2016 Quick Overview

The Below Data Compiled By: The American Bar Association 

Students345
Student-faculty ratio14:1
Tuition $39,077 per year (full-time, in-state)
$39,077 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 ProgramYes
Estimated Living Expenses$20,197
Founded In2006
ABA AccreditedYes
Application deadline08/01/17
Full-time program application fee$ 0
Financial Aid Deadline07/01/17
Can first years start other than fall?No

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University of St. Thomas School of Law (Minnesota)

Real Time Applicant Admissions Data

University of St. Thomas School of Law (Minnesota)

Real Time HIC User Applicant Status Admissions Data

Actual(A)/Practice(P)

Username LSAT GPA Status Scholarship Sent Received Decision Updated
gioshep 167 P 2.90

Interested In Applying

- - - 4 months ago
Josepheme 180 P 3.00

Interested In Applying

No 01/20/17 01/20/17 - 9 months ago
cmk123 150 A 3.00

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
Total Full-Time Part-Time
Number of Applicants4784600
Number of Offers3403400
Number of Matriculants1311310
75% GPA3.623.620
Median GPA3.353.350
25% GPA3.153.150
75% LSAT1491490
Median LSAT1531530
25% LSAT1561560
2016 Scholarship Data
Total Number of Students345
Total Students Receiving Grants340
% of Students Receiving Grants98.6
75% Grant Amount$32,656
Median Grant Amount$25,791
25% Grants Amount$15,405
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 (28.7)
  • % of Total Half to Full Tuition (49.6)
  • % of Total Full Tuition (20.3)
  • % of Total More than Full Tuition (0)

2016 Ethnicity Statistics

  • White (294)
  • Hispanics (12)
  • Black or African American (19)
  • Asian (14)
  • American Indian / Native (0)
  • Other (26)
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander Total (0)
  • Two or more races Total (10)
  • Nonresident Alien Total (8)
  • Race and Ethnicity Unknown Total (8)


  • Total Women% (52.1)
  • Total Men% (47.9)
University of St. Thomas School of Law (Minnesota) Bar Exam Statistics
YearTakersPass%State Average%Average Pass Difference%
2015 145 81.54% 81.07% 0.47%
2014 144 80.01% 83.61% -3.60%
2013 152 87.72% 90.30% -2.58%

Total Graduates 2016

  • Employed Bar Exam Required (171)
  • Employed J.D. Advantage (10)
  • Employed Other (5)
  • Unemployed (4)
  • Pursuing Graduate Degree (3)

The Above Data Compiled By:  The American Bar Association