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Belmont University - College of Law

Rank 133 (USNWR 2022)
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  • Belmont University - College of Law
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Belmont University - College of Law is a law school located in Nashville, Tennessee. The school was ranked 133 in 2022 by USNWR. Annual enrollment for Belmont University - College of Law is approximately 144.

Admissions website: https://www.belmont.edu/admissions/index.html

Admissions email: law@belmont.edu

Admissions phone: 615.460.8400

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Belmont University - College of Law Key Statistics

Previous year ABA 509 data
Percentiles 25 50 75
LSAT 153 158 161
GPA 3.44 3.71 3.86
Miscellaneous Count Percentile
# Applications 1315 43
# Admissions offers 537 -
Class size 144 27
% Accepted 40.8% 51
% Yield 26.8% 29

During the 2022 application cycle, 1,315 people applied and 537 were offered admission.

Belmont University has a 1L class size of 144, and yield of 26.82%. 144 out of 537 applicants who were offered admission accepted, meaning that 26.82% of the people who were offered admission ended up attending the school.

The 1L class at Belmont University has a median LSAT of 158. The 25th percentile LSAT is 153 and the 75th percentile LSAT is 161.

The median GPA is 3.71. The 25th percentile GPA is 3.44 and the 75th percentile GPA is 3.86.

Belmont University - College of Law LSAT & GPA graph for 2021-2022

LSD has stats for 87 applicants for the 2021-2022 application cycle.

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How much does Belmont University - College of Law cost per year?

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Cost of attending Belmont University - College of Law

In 2022, tuition was $50,540 and the annual cost of attending was $75,620 (tuition plus living expenses).

Cost of Attendance (CoA) is the estimated total amount you will have to spend every year to go to school. Unlike tuition, CoA includes expenses like rent, food, and insurance.

Belmont University - College of Law employment outcomes

JD graduates from Belmont University make $85,000 (median) upon graduation if they work in the private sector. If they go into the public sector, a grad can expect to make $52,500.

66.7% of law graduates from Belmont University go directly to work for law firms, while 5.6% clerk for a judge. 3.3% of graduates go into public interest.

82.5% of Belmont University graduates pass the bar on their first try.

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Some interesting facts about Belmont University - College of Law

Belmont University College of Law’s mission is to prepare lawyers who can think critically and communicate clearly while serving the legal profession, their communities and the world.

The mission of Belmont University College of Law is to provide students with an excellent understanding of the law, so that they can become professional counselors, advocates, and judges; researchers, teachers, and philosophers of the law; entrepreneurs; and engaged citizens. Belmont University is a student-centered Christian community that offers an academically challenging education that empowers men and women of diverse backgrounds to engage and transform the world with disciplined intelligence, compassion, courage, and faith.

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New medians are as follows. LSAT - 25th: 156, 50th: 160, 75th: 162. GPA - 25th: 3.47, 50th: 3.70, 75th: 3.88.
61% women, 52% out of state. 39.6% acceptance rate.
they seem to be REALLY trying to up their medians with all of the 15x denials
@AspiringTenuousIbis: They seem very numbers obsessed from what I experienced when I visited.
157 and 3.8 still Got WL
@ExultantWarlikeKiwi: thats wild feel like you totally should have gotten in
i withdrew bc they refused to increase my scholarship at all with 161 and 3.82 ($$) im like at least give me 75% bc ur ranking is so low
i got a full ride to a school ranked like 35 places higher than them so i dont get why they wont increease at all
I just don't understand how they are going to fill a class like most people with high stats they are accepting are going to choose higher ranked schools with more money offered
when i asked ab scholly they basically told me you dont need a scholarship bc you'll be making a lot of money after school lmao
and now they just sent an email saying "didn't get a scholarhsip? just take out loans!" like ok thanks lol
they also told me i dont need a scholarship bc they have a high bar passage rate.... i was so confused lmaooo
lmaoooo so crazy I wonder if they have always been like this or if they are trying something new this year
@HesitantSlowWhale: did they give you any $
@AspiringTenuousIbis: zero dollars
any news if today is an A day from Belmont? Got an update on status checker says email w decision sent
nothing received yet
yeah I emailed them saying I had received full rides to two higher ranked institutions and they said they'd reconsider in spring after most people accept/withdraw to an institution
@GreatSelectiveDolphin: that's wild lmaoooooo
@AspiringTenuousIbis: Yep, and im a veteran so i have good softs as well. Very confusing
@HesitantSlowWhale: I like Belmont a lot too, I think they're a good school but if they're gonna hold out on me then I have 0 qualms about going somewhere else and spending much less money to get an arguably more prestigious degree.
@GreatSelectiveDolphin: agreed. beautiful campus, students are cool, but i'll choose $150k less debt at a higher ranked school any day
also crazy that they wouldn't let you negotiate until after seat deposit bc they make you withdraw everywhere else when you pay their seat deposit so you'd literally be stuck
If that's the case thank God I haven't enrolled anywhere yet.
yeah its the fine print of their commitment agreement. a little predatory imo
hmmmm, most curious....
Well they agreed to bump me to full tuition, have not committed anywhere yet but I am likely to make a decision this next week.
got waitlisted smh
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