University of Montana School of Law

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University of Montana School of Law

Class of 2018 - Snapshot 397 Completed Applications 247 Offers 62% Acceptance Rate 77 Enrolled For more than 100 years, the University of Montana School of Law has educated lawyers and prepared them to serve society. In 1914, the School of Law became a member of The Association of American Law Schools and in 1923, received accreditation from the American Bar Association. In 2011, the School of Law celebrated 100 years of education and service. Each year, approximately 84 students enroll from across the country looking for a hands-on approach to legal education. Under the guidance of dedicated faculty and staff, students thrive in an experience-rich environment that integrates theory and practice. Long before it was fashionable, the University of Montana School of Law made a commitment to training practice-ready lawyers. At the University of Montana, every student must participate in clinical programs in order to graduate. The atmosphere at the University of Montana is enhanced by the surrounding Rocky Mountains, where wilderness and recreation offer a break from the rigors of law study.

Contact Info

Address: 32 Campus Dr, Missoula, MT 59812
Admission Phone: (406) 243-6169
Admission Email: [email protected]

2018 Quick Overview

The Below Data Compiled By: The American Bar Association 

Student-faculty ratio18:1
Tuition $11,451 per year (full-time, in-state)
$30,850 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$15,726
Founded In1923
ABA AccreditedYes
Application deadline03/15/19
Full-time program application fee$ 60
Financial Aid Deadline03/15/19
Can first years start other than fall?No

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University of Montana School of Law

Real Time Applicant Admissions Data

University of Montana School of Law

Real Time HIC User Applicant Status Admissions Data


Username LSAT GPA Status Scholarship Sent Received Decision Updated
19tynguye 150 P 3.60

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
Michael 162 P 4.00

Interested In Applying

- - - 7 years ago
Awalker94 150 A 3.26

Interested In Applying

- - - 7 years ago
Hawaiangirl89 148 A 2.10


- - - 6 months ago
Total Full-Time Part-Time
Number of Applicants396396
Number of Offers244244
Number of Matriculants6969
75% GPA3.553.55
Median GPA3.343.34
25% GPA3.003.00
75% LSAT156156
Median LSAT154154
25% LSAT150150
2018 Scholarship Data
Total Number of Students230
Total Students Receiving Grants110
% of Students Receiving Grants48
75% Grant Amount$5,725
Median Grant Amount$3,300
25% Grants Amount$1,500
Scholarships awarded based on maintaining a certain academic performance
Offering Conditional Scholarships:Yes
Students Entering With a Scholarship41
Eliminated (Students who lost scholarship)8
% of Students Who Lost Scholarship19

  • % of Total Less Than Half Tuition (35)
  • % of Total Half to Full Tuition (11)
  • % of Total Full Tuition (0)
  • % of Total More than Full Tuition (2)

2018 Ethnicity Statistics

  • White (63)
  • Hispanics (1)
  • Black or African American (0)
  • Asian (1)
  • American Indian / Native (5)
  • Other (2)
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander Total (0)
  • Two or more races Total (0)
  • Nonresident Alien Total (0)
  • Race and Ethnicity Unknown Total (2)

  • Total Women% (43)
  • Total Men% (56)
University of Montana School of Law Bar Exam Statistics
YearTakersPass%State Average%Average Pass Difference%
2017 82 84.16%
2016 73 79.45%
2015 76 90.79%

Total Graduates 2017

  • Employed Bar Exam Required (88)
  • Employed J.D. Advantage (14)
  • Employed Other (10)
  • Unemployed (8)
  • Pursuing Graduate Degree (3)

The Above Data Compiled By:  The American Bar Association