University of Washington School of Law

University of Washington School of Law

Located between the Cascade and Olympic mountain ranges in Seattle, the University of Washington School of Law offers nationally-recognized academic programs with more than 100 courses and seminars in specialized areas of law, 8 concentration tracks, 13 clinical opportunities and 45 student organizations. It is our goal to lead in the delivery of professional legal education by preparing students for the challenge of practice in the 21st century, and by producing influential scholarship dedicated to the development of law, legal institutions and policies that advance justice throughout the nation and the world.

Contact Info


Website: http://www.law.washington.edu/
Address: 4293 Memorial Way Northeast, Seattle, WA 98195
Admission Phone: (206) 543-4078
Admission Email: [email protected]

2016 Quick Overview

The Below Data Compiled By: The American Bar Association 

Students497
Student-faculty ratio10:1
Tuition $32,469 per year (full-time, in-state)
$43,860 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$19,011
Founded In1924
ABA AccreditedYes
Application deadline03/15/17
Full-time program application fee$ 60
Financial Aid Deadline01/15/17
Can first years start other than fall?No

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University of Washington School of Law

Real Time Applicant Admissions Data

University of Washington School of Law

Real Time HIC User Applicant Status Admissions Data

Actual(A)/Practice(P)

Username LSAT GPA Status Scholarship Sent Received Decision Updated
helenkim89 163 A 3.46

Accepted

- - - 9 months ago
dmmimbela 156 A 4.02

Accepted

11/15/16 - 11/30/16 10 months ago
T_clarin 156 A 3.92

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 months ago
jadelinsey 160 P 2.89

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 months ago
tlmaurer 164 A 3.85

Interested In Applying

- - - 5 months ago
tylorwhi 164 P 3.65

Interested In Applying

- - - 7 months ago
ehough97 163 P 3.97

Interested In Applying

- - - 7 months ago
Thebbrowne 165 P 3.80

Interested In Applying

- - - 8 months ago
TayNicole13 160 P 3.84

Interested In Applying

- - - 8 months ago
Scarden4 170 A 3.70

Interested In Applying

- - - 9 months ago
sjscho02 169 P 3.82

Interested In Applying

No - - - 10 months ago
lzeifman 155 P 3.69

Interested In Applying

- - - 11 months ago
rachellu1092 155 P 3.60

Interested In Applying

- - - 11 months ago
Pmbisiar 158 A 3.50

Interested In Applying

- - - 12 months ago
Bonwcha 160 P 3.53

Interested In Applying

- - - 12 months ago
sagemallen1 157 A 3.70

Interested In Applying

- - - 12 months ago
wtaylor96 162 P 3.95

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
saboaj 148 A 3.20

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
dsandhu11 162 P 3.00

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
SOestreich 133 P 3.70

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
browniac 165 A 3.60

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
PhantasmalUndertow 150 A 3.50

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
cleonidas 170 P 3.10

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
hbledsoe 160 A 3.75

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
briannaraenielsen1 170 A 3.40

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
nicolemarie 175 P 3.60

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
sulafa 161 A 3.17

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
Kbenton2 170 P 3.71

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
elimedina39 169 P 3.95

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
DeeAndalon 160 A 3.00

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
martha12 139 P 3.20

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
bonwcha 165 P 3.56

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
gilbert2252 157 A 3.27

Rejected

No - - - 7 months ago
efeuer 157 A 3.50

Rejected

01/28/16 - - 2 years ago
clairemarie14 157 A 3.90

Waitlisted

- - - 7 months ago
Total Full-Time Part-Time
Number of Applicants251728770
Number of Offers6776770
Number of Matriculants1561560
75% GPA3.83.80
Median GPA3.683.680
25% GPA3.433.430
75% LSAT1571570
Median LSAT1631630
25% LSAT1651650
2016 Scholarship Data
Total Number of Students497
Total Students Receiving Grants308
% of Students Receiving Grants62
75% Grant Amount$20,000
Median Grant Amount$12,162
25% Grants Amount$9,000
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 (37.6)
  • % of Total Half to Full Tuition (17.9)
  • % of Total Full Tuition (0.2)
  • % of Total More than Full Tuition (6.2)

2016 Ethnicity Statistics

  • White (311)
  • Hispanics (44)
  • Black or African American (17)
  • Asian (50)
  • American Indian / Native (3)
  • Other (76)
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander Total (2)
  • Two or more races Total (25)
  • Nonresident Alien Total (6)
  • Race and Ethnicity Unknown Total (43)


  • Total Women% (48.1)
  • Total Men% (51.7)
University of Washington School of Law Bar Exam Statistics
YearTakersPass%State Average%Average Pass Difference%
2015 194 90.45% 80.34% 10.11%
2014 198 84.30% 80.74% 3.56%
2013 173 93.48% 81.95% 11.53%

Total Graduates 2016

  • Employed Bar Exam Required (96)
  • Employed J.D. Advantage (36)
  • Employed Other (17)
  • Unemployed (23)
  • Pursuing Graduate Degree (2)

The Above Data Compiled By:  The American Bar Association