University of Virginia School of Law

University of Virginia School of Law

Founded by Thomas Jefferson in 1819, the University of Virginia School of Law is a world-renowned training ground for distinguished lawyers and public servants. Consistently ranked among the top law schools in the nation, Virginia has educated generations of lawyers, instilling in them a commitment to leadership, integrity and community service. Virginia is justly famous for its collegial environment that bonds students and faculty, and student satisfaction is consistently cited as among the highest in American law schools. At Virginia, law students share their experiences in a cooperative spirit, both in and out of the classroom, and build a network that lasts well beyond their three years here.

Contact Info


Website: http://www.law.virginia.edu/html/index.htm
Address: 580 Massie Road, Charlottesville, VA 22903-1738
Admission Phone: (434) 924-7351
Admission Email: [email protected]

2016 Quick Overview

The Below Data Compiled By: The American Bar Association 

Students934
Student-faculty ratio12:1
Tuition $56,300 per year (full-time, in-state)
$59,300 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$18,828
Founded In1923
ABA AccreditedYes
Application deadline03/06/17
Full-time program application fee$ 80
Financial Aid Deadline02/03/17
Can first years start other than fall?No

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University of Virginia School of Law

Real Time Applicant Admissions Data

University of Virginia School of Law

Real Time HIC User Applicant Status Admissions Data

Actual(A)/Practice(P)

Username LSAT GPA Status Scholarship Sent Received Decision Updated
jrs2192 170 A 3.99

Accepted

Yes 11/23/16 11/23/16 12/14/16 6 months ago
DustinLorenzo 163 A 3.90

Accepted

- - - 12 months ago
screamingeagle14 172 A 4.00

Accepted

09/13/16 09/14/16 09/15/16 one year ago
Nfinkels 180 A 2.94

Accepted

- - - 2 years ago
harri2rt 159 A 3.97

Accepted

No - - - 2 years ago
posttm14 165 P 4.00

Interested In Applying

- - - 4 weeks ago
krisbrad57 170 P 3.95

Interested In Applying

- - - a month ago
Michaelisa 163 P 3.93

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 months ago
KCapesius 164 A 3.86

Interested In Applying

- - - 3 months ago
Combstyler79 170 P 3.76

Interested In Applying

- - - 3 months ago
selangert 170 A 2.90

Interested In Applying

- - - 3 months ago
briankaam 168 P 3.97

Interested In Applying

- - - 4 months ago
Jennifer.weinberg15 162 P 3.78

Interested In Applying

- - - 4 months ago
sarahvwink 165 P 3.40

Interested In Applying

- - - 4 months ago
Jkeruski 151 A 3.96

Interested In Applying

- - - 4 months ago
Jeanelle1990 175 P 3.67

Interested In Applying

- - - 5 months ago
Karidaeg 165 P 3.30

Interested In Applying

- - - 5 months ago
Crostoem 162 P 3.73

Interested In Applying

- - - 5 months ago
jaaboone 173 P 3.80

Interested In Applying

- - - 6 months ago
hrgourdie 162 P 3.98

Interested In Applying

- - - 6 months ago
mcox303 168 P 3.93

Interested In Applying

- - - 6 months ago
Pramirez2017 150 P 3.00

Interested In Applying

- - - 7 months ago
Cward41 163 P 3.51

Interested In Applying

- - - 7 months ago
riley12clark 150 P 3.40

Interested In Applying

- - - 8 months ago
QuintonBurnett 154 P 3.34

Interested In Applying

- - - 8 months ago
AFVD2017 160 P 3.94

Interested In Applying

- - - 8 months ago
paigek6 160 P 3.80

Interested In Applying

- - - 8 months ago
Als07742 159 A 3.88

Interested In Applying

- - - 8 months ago
sfens005 160 P 2.80

Interested In Applying

- - - 11 months ago
elizO19 160 P 3.70

Interested In Applying

- - - 11 months ago
Traceycarrasco 156 P 3.48

Interested In Applying

- - - 11 months ago
Tjb3fc 173 A 3.58

Interested In Applying

- - - 12 months ago
Sl9gh 172 P 3.70

Interested In Applying

- - - 12 months ago
smb7be 165 P 3.70

Interested In Applying

- - - 12 months ago
connorprelaw 167 P 3.77

Interested In Applying

- - - 12 months ago
Paigehammond13 172 P 3.95

Interested In Applying

- - - 12 months ago
mcooper 157 P 3.87

Interested In Applying

- - - 12 months ago
jmd0405 158 A 4.00

Interested In Applying

- - - 12 months ago
rachaelsimon 175 P 3.50

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
deannalee35 170 P 4.00

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
wtaylor96 162 P 3.95

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
marilynchong 160 P 3.00

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
dscheiderer 153 A 3.71

Interested In Applying

No - - - one year ago
ilerman 172 P 3.71

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
jjel 170 P 3.70

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
Rollin 155 P 3.90

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
Lemontree12 132 A 3.00

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
IanGriffinVA 160 P 3.50

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
whitralston2018 180 A 3.72

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
teakogun 165 P 3.25

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
rfjr2387 168 A 3.95

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
barnesmh 165 P 3.50

Interested In Applying

No - - - 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
Matthew 170 P 3.85

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
mz399713 155 P 3.50

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
Webbrf 161 A 3.50

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
boomer95 160 P 3.82

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
Kbenton2 170 P 3.71

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
lmittman 120 P 3.75

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
scorrado 163 A 3.60

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
alexnoll 168 A 4.00

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
msmedley 168 A 4.00

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
kathms8 160 A 3.60

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
ecs4jc 170 A 3.50

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
fosters16 159 A 3.99

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
ers122 175 P 2.93

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
nim 168 A 3.53

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
cfendian 161 A 3.86

Pending

12/13/16 01/05/17 - 8 months ago
emilywenhwei 168 P 3.86

Pending

- - - 12 months ago
mrt8fa 165 A 3.85

Pending

11/17/15 - - 2 years ago
etbennet 164 A 3.92

Pending

- - - 2 years ago
lbarker 155 A 3.43

Rejected

03/01/17 - 03/22/17 7 months ago
adeck 156 A 3.24

Rejected

- - - 2 years ago
Total Full-Time Part-Time
Number of Applicants479445520
Number of Offers9529520
Number of Matriculants2962960
75% GPA3.943.940
Median GPA3.863.860
25% GPA3.483.480
75% LSAT1641640
Median LSAT1691690
25% LSAT1701700
2016 Scholarship Data
Total Number of Students934
Total Students Receiving Grants425
% of Students Receiving Grants45.5
75% Grant Amount$40,000
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 (24.5)
  • % of Total Half to Full Tuition (13)
  • % of Total Full Tuition (7.9)
  • % of Total More than Full Tuition (0.1)

2016 Ethnicity Statistics

  • White (647)
  • Hispanics (36)
  • Black or African American (43)
  • Asian (68)
  • American Indian / Native (0)
  • Other (99)
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander Total (1)
  • Two or more races Total (40)
  • Nonresident Alien Total (11)
  • Race and Ethnicity Unknown Total (47)


  • Total Women% (42.7)
  • Total Men% (57.3)
University of Virginia School of Law Bar Exam Statistics
YearTakersPass%State Average%Average Pass Difference%
2015 350 93.94% 73.89% 20.05%
2014 329 93.52% 75.56% 17.96%
2013 344 92.78% 80.70% 12.08%

Total Graduates 2016

  • Employed Bar Exam Required (113)
  • Employed J.D. Advantage (6)
  • Employed Other (5)
  • Unemployed (29)
  • Pursuing Graduate Degree (1)

The Above Data Compiled By:  The American Bar Association