University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law

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University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law

Established in 1913, the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law is nationally recognized for its outstanding academic reputation, stellar faculty, small student population, low student-to-faculty ratio, innovative curriculum, and stunning location. The College of Law is a vibrant learning community with both well-established expertise and exciting new projects on the critical issues of our time: climate change, conflict and security, health justice, the new frontier of family law, technology commercialization, conservation, addiction, innocence, victims’ rights, global mediation, and many others. We have also launched four innovative initiatives in leadership, cross-disciplinary training, smart technology, and global legal education. These creative intellectual investments have generated astounding results for each class of entering students.

Contact Info


Website: http://www.law.utah.edu/
Address: 332 S 1400 E, Salt Lake City, UT 84112
Admission Phone: (801) 581-7479
Admission Email: [email protected]

2016 Quick Overview

The Below Data Compiled By: The American Bar Association 

Students336
Student-faculty ratio11:1
Tuition $25,641 per year (full-time, in-state)
$49,700 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$19,648
Founded In1927
ABA AccreditedYes
Application deadline02/15/17
Full-time program application fee$ 60
Financial Aid Deadline04/01/17
Can first years start other than fall?No

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University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law

Real Time Applicant Admissions Data

University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law

Real Time HIC User Applicant Status Admissions Data

Actual(A)/Practice(P)

Username LSAT GPA Status Scholarship Sent Received Decision Updated
saraharmengau 156 P 3.00

Interested In Applying

No - - - 2 years ago
edwards2051 160 A 3.40

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
Total Full-Time Part-Time
Number of Applicants6126300
Number of Offers3023020
Number of Matriculants93930
75% GPA3.73.70
Median GPA3.53.50
25% GPA3.333.330
75% LSAT1561560
Median LSAT1581580
25% LSAT1611610
2016 Scholarship Data
Total Number of Students336
Total Students Receiving Grants174
% of Students Receiving Grants51.8
75% Grant Amount$18,929
Median Grant Amount$7,874
25% Grants Amount$1,875
Scholarships awarded based on maintaining a certain academic performance
Offering Conditional Scholarships:Yes
Students Entering With a Scholarship25
Eliminated (Students who lost scholarship)2
% of Students Who Lost Scholarship0%

  • % of Total Less Than Half Tuition (42.3)
  • % of Total Half to Full Tuition (7.1)
  • % of Total Full Tuition (0)
  • % of Total More than Full Tuition (2.4)

2016 Ethnicity Statistics

  • White (255)
  • Hispanics (21)
  • Black or African American (2)
  • Asian (10)
  • American Indian / Native (2)
  • Other (14)
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander Total (1)
  • Two or more races Total (0)
  • Nonresident Alien Total (0)
  • Race and Ethnicity Unknown Total (13)


  • Total Women% (42.4)
  • Total Men% (57.6)
University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law Bar Exam Statistics
YearTakersPass%State Average%Average Pass Difference%
2015 128 81.42% 79.34% 2.08%
2014 122 91.35% 86.83% 4.52%
2013 136 90.00% 87.36% 2.64%

Total Graduates 2016

  • Employed Bar Exam Required (81)
  • Employed J.D. Advantage (30)
  • Employed Other (12)
  • Unemployed (27)
  • Pursuing Graduate Degree (10)

The Above Data Compiled By:  The American Bar Association