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Roger Williams University School of Law

Unranked (USNWR 2022)
150
Median LSAT
3.17
Median GPA
63.0%
Acceptance rate

Also known as

  • Roger Williams University School of Law
  • Roger Williams University
  • ROGER WILLIAMS UNIVERSITY

Roger Williams University School of Law is a law school located in Bristol, Rhode Island. The school was unranked in 2022 by USNWR. Annual enrollment for Roger Williams University School of Law is approximately 185.

Admissions website: https://law.rwu.edu/admission

Admissions email: lawadmissions@rwu.edu

Admissions phone: 401.254.4555

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Roger Williams University School of Law Key Statistics

Previous year ABA 509 data
Percentiles 25 50 75
LSAT 148 150 155
GPA 2.89 3.17 3.52
Miscellaneous Count Percentile
# Applications 1006 31
# Admissions offers 634 -
Class size 185 50
% Accepted 63.0% 6
% Yield 29.0% 42

During the 2022 application cycle, 1,006 people applied and 634 were offered admission.

Roger Williams University has a 1L class size of 185, and yield of 29.02%. 184 out of 634 applicants who were offered admission accepted, meaning that 29.02% of the people who were offered admission ended up attending the school.

The 1L class at Roger Williams University has a median LSAT of 150. The 25th percentile LSAT is 148 and the 75th percentile LSAT is 155.

The median GPA is 3.17. The 25th percentile GPA is 2.89 and the 75th percentile GPA is 3.52.

Roger Williams University School of Law LSAT & GPA graph for 2021-2022

LSD has stats for 34 applicants for the 2021-2022 application cycle.

The graphs show applicant results plotted against GPA and LSAT. The dotted lines on the graphs represent the 25/50/75th percentiles reported by the school in their ABA 509 report from the previous year.

Each data point represents an LSD user that shared their application results for the benefit of future applicants.

Click on a data point to see that user's profile.

25th, 50th, 75th refer to percentiles from last year's admitted class

How much does Roger Williams University School of Law cost per year?

$42,530.00
Tuition
33rd percentile
$61,146.00
CoA
82.80%
Grads with debt
91st percentile
$116,856.00
Average debt
51st percentile
$55,000.00
Salary, 25th %
21st percentile
$65,000.00
Salary
23rd percentile
$56,498.00
PI Salary
36th percentile
35.20%
Employment rate
22nd percentile
70.00%
Bar pass rate
31st percentile

Cost of attending Roger Williams University School of Law

In 2022, tuition was $42,530 and the annual cost of attending was $61,146 (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.

Roger Williams University School of Law employment outcomes

JD graduates from Roger Williams University make $65,000 (median) upon graduation if they work in the private sector. If they go into the private sector, a grad can expect to make $56,498.

37.5% of law graduates from Roger Williams University go directly to work for law firms, while 27.1% clerk for a judge. 14.6% of graduates go into public interest.

70.0% of Roger Williams University graduates pass the bar on their first try.

Some interesting facts about Roger Williams University School of Law

As Rhode Island’s only law school, Roger Williams University School of Law offers students a level of access, connection, and experience that few institutions can rival. We have the undivided attention of our state bench and bar, exceptional clinical and externship programs, a world-class faculty, and a broad and accomplished alumni base—all combining to create an invaluable network of career entry points. Whether studying at our beautiful seaside campus in Bristol or getting real-world experience at our exciting new urban campus in the dynamic capital city of Providence, our students enjoy “insider access” to choices, experiences, and opportunities that give them the experiential edge in launching their legal careers.

Our goal at RWU Law is to deliver a rigorous yet personalized and, crucially, marketable legal education that positions our graduates to thrive in their early career, even in challenging legal employment markets—while avoiding the rising tuition costs and spiraling student debt. So in 2014, we took the unprecedented step of lowering our tuition by 18 percent. Today, the Affordable Excellence Tuition Guarantee remains in force, and the savings are significant. For the 2018–2019 academic year, RWU Law has fixed its tuition at $35,735, making us the best-priced ABA-accredited private law school in the Northeast—and one of the best legal education values on the entire East Coast. And tuition will remain frozen at this rate for up to three years, as long as the student remains continuously enrolled full time.

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