Washington University School of Law

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]

2016 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 ProgramNo
Estimated Living Expenses$23,611
Founded In1923
ABA AccreditedYes
Application deadline08/15/17
Full-time program application fee$ 70
Financial Aid Deadline03/01/17
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
meredith5845 166 A 3.80

Accepted

Yes - - - 2 years ago
Nfinkels 180 A 2.94

Accepted

Yes - - - 2 years ago
krisbrad57 170 P 3.95

Interested In Applying

- - - a month ago
tsoemily 158 A 3.60

Interested In Applying

No - - - 3 months ago
selangert 170 A 2.90

Interested In Applying

- - - 3 months ago
tlmaurer 164 A 3.85

Interested In Applying

- - - 5 months ago
SPECTRUM43 159 P 3.12

Interested In Applying

- - - 6 months ago
hbrown1996 172 P 3.50

Interested In Applying

- - - 6 months ago
Yesenia3 153 P 3.50

Interested In Applying

- - - 11 months ago
Traceycarrasco 156 P 3.48

Interested In Applying

- - - 11 months ago
alexeharrigan 159 P 2.56

Interested In Applying

- - - 12 months ago
Clasen 160 P 3.94

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
Ecklr-18 150 P 3.52

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
jasonkarlin1 168 A 3.61

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
teakogun 165 P 3.25

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
nicolemarie 175 P 3.60

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
fosters16 159 A 3.99

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
mebouras 150 P 3.86

Pending

- - - 9 months ago
bdunwoody 162 A 3.90

Pending

- - - 11 months ago
chrismerk99 160 P 3.61

Pending

09/06/16 09/06/16 - 12 months ago
avinim 156 A 3.64

Pending

12/29/15 12/30/15 - 2 years ago
efeuer 157 A 3.50

Rejected

01/28/16 - - 2 years ago
Total Full-Time Part-Time
Number of Applicants411346130
Number of Offers131113110
Number of Matriculants2282280
75% GPA3.813.810
Median GPA3.673.670
25% GPA3.153.150
75% LSAT1601600
Median LSAT1681680
25% LSAT1691690
2016 Scholarship Data
Total Number of Students689
Total Students Receiving Grants603
% of Students Receiving Grants87.5
75% Grant Amount$48,345
Median Grant Amount$35,000
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 (32.5)
  • % of Total Half to Full Tuition (40.3)
  • % of Total Full Tuition (12.8)
  • % of Total More than Full Tuition (1.9)

2016 Ethnicity Statistics

  • White (402)
  • Hispanics (44)
  • Black or African American (59)
  • Asian (50)
  • American Indian / Native (3)
  • Other (147)
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander Total (0)
  • Two or more races Total (21)
  • Nonresident Alien Total (75)
  • Race and Ethnicity Unknown Total (51)


  • Total Women% (46.8)
  • Total Men% (53)
Washington University School of Law Bar Exam Statistics
YearTakersPass%State Average%Average Pass Difference%
2015 215 85.17% 80.11% 5.06%
2014 240 86.15% 81.28% 4.87%
2013 303 88.49% 85.54% 2.95%

Total Graduates 2016

  • 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