Washington University School of Law

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Washington University School of Law

A rich variety of courses in substantive law and applied lawyering skills provides Washington University law students with the training necessary to excel in both legal reasoning and practice techniques. In addition to offering a curriculum leading to the JD degree, the School of Law offers multiple joint degree programs with other graduate schools on campus as well as a variety of advanced, post-JD degree programs. We also offer graduate law programs online.

Contact Info


Website: http://law.wustl.edu/
Address: 1 Brookings Dr, St. Louis, MO 63130
Admission Phone: (314) 935-4525
Admission Email: [email protected]

2017 Quick Overview

The Below Data Compiled By: The American Bar Association 

Students689
Student-faculty ratio11:1
Tuition $53,506 per year (full-time, in-state)
$53,506 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$23,611
Founded In1923
ABA AccreditedYes
Application deadline08/15/19
Full-time program application fee$ 70
Financial Aid Deadline03/01/19
Can first years start other than fall?No

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Washington University School of Law

Real Time Applicant Admissions Data

Washington University School of Law

Real Time HIC User Applicant Status Admissions Data

Actual(A)/Practice(P)

Username LSAT GPA Status Scholarship Sent Received Decision Updated
tfishman854 163 A 3.96

Accepted

- - - 8 months ago
krisbrad57 165 A 3.95

Accepted

01/07/18 01/08/18 02/09/18 9 months ago
meredith5845 166 A 3.80

Accepted

Yes - - - 3 years ago
Nfinkels 180 A 2.94

Accepted

Yes - - - 3 years ago
patel.reena1212 168 P 3.87

Interested In Applying

- - - 3 months ago
nickhurt 165 P 3.90

Interested In Applying

- - - 10 months ago
lpanderson98 165 P 3.83

Interested In Applying

- - - 12 months ago
tsoemily 158 A 3.60

Interested In Applying

No - - - one year ago
selangert 170 A 3.50

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
tlmaurer 164 A 3.85

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
SPECTRUM43 159 P 3.12

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
hbrown1996 172 P 3.50

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
Yesenia3 153 P 3.50

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
Traceycarrasco 156 P 3.48

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
alexeharrigan 159 P 2.56

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
Clasen 163 A 3.97

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
jasonkarlin1 168 A 3.61

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
teakogun 165 P 3.25

Interested In Applying

- - - 3 years ago
nicolemarie 175 P 3.60

Interested In Applying

- - - 3 years ago
fosters16 159 A 3.99

Interested In Applying

- - - 3 years ago
Ecklr-18 164 A 3.52

Pending

- - - 10 months ago
mebouras 150 P 3.86

Pending

- - - 2 years ago
bdunwoody 162 A 3.90

Pending

- - - 2 years ago
chrismerk99 160 P 3.61

Pending

09/06/16 09/06/16 - 2 years ago
avinim 156 A 3.64

Pending

12/29/15 12/30/15 - 3 years ago
efeuer 157 A 3.50

Rejected

01/28/16 - - 3 years ago
Total Full-Time Part-Time
Number of Applicants41144114
Number of Offers11071107
Number of Matriculants204204
75% GPA3.863.86
Median GPA3.743.74
25% GPA3.373.37
75% LSAT169169
Median LSAT168168
25% LSAT161161
2017 Scholarship Data
Total Number of Students705
Total Students Receiving Grants642
% of Students Receiving Grants91
75% Grant Amount$49,752
Median Grant Amount$37,000
25% Grants Amount$25,000
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 (29)
  • % of Total Half to Full Tuition (40)
  • % of Total Full Tuition (16)
  • % of Total More than Full Tuition (6)

2017 Ethnicity Statistics

  • White (149)
  • Hispanics (17)
  • Black or African American (30)
  • Asian (13)
  • American Indian / Native (2)
  • Other (13)
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander Total (0)
  • Two or more races Total (6)
  • Nonresident Alien Total (25)
  • Race and Ethnicity Unknown Total (13)


  • Total Women% (53)
  • Total Men% (46)
Washington University School of Law Bar Exam Statistics
YearTakersPass%State Average%Average Pass Difference%
2017 242 87.19%
2016 206 84.47%
2015 219 95.43%

Total Graduates 2017

  • Employed Bar Exam Required (131)
  • Employed J.D. Advantage (29)
  • Employed Other (2)
  • Unemployed (16)
  • Pursuing Graduate Degree (5)

The Above Data Compiled By:  The American Bar Association