Saint Louis University Law School

Rank 89 (USNWR 2023)
Median LSAT
Median GPA
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Also known as

  • Saint Louis University Law School
  • Saint Louis University
  • SLU

Saint Louis University Law School is a law school located in St. Louis, Missouri. The school was ranked 89 in 2023 by USNWR. Annual enrollment for Saint Louis University Law School is approximately 184.

Admissions website: https://www.slu.edu/law/admissions/index.php

Admissions email: admissions@law.slu.edu

Admissions phone: 314-977-2800

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Saint Louis University Law School Key Statistics

Previous year ABA 509 data
Percentiles 25 50 75
LSAT 153 156 161
GPA 3.23 3.54 3.8
Miscellaneous Count Percentile
# Applications 793 25
# Admissions offers 485 -
Class size 184 56
% Accepted 61.2% 12
% Yield 34.2% 70

During the 2023 application cycle, 793 people applied and 485 were offered admission.

Saint Louis University has a 1L class size of 184, and yield of 34.23%. 166 out of 485 applicants who were offered admission accepted, meaning that 34.23% of the people who were offered admission ended up attending the school.

The 1L class at Saint Louis University has a median LSAT of 156. The 25th percentile LSAT is 153 and the 75th percentile LSAT is 161.

The median GPA is 3.54. The 25th percentile GPA is 3.23 and the 75th percentile GPA is 3.8.

Saint Louis University Law School LSAT & GPA graph for 2022-2023

LSD has stats for 62 applicants for the 2022-2023 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.

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

How much does Saint Louis University Law School cost per year?

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Cost of attending Saint Louis University Law School

In 2023, tuition was $46,574 and the annual cost of attending was $68,330 (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.

Saint Louis University Law School employment outcomes

JD graduates from Saint Louis University make $75,000 (median) upon graduation if they work in the private sector. If they go into the public sector, a grad can expect to make $54,000.

60.4% of law graduates from Saint Louis University go directly to work for law firms, while 3.8% clerk for a judge. 10.7% of graduates go into public interest.

85.4% of Saint Louis University graduates pass the bar on their first try.

Some interesting facts about Saint Louis University Law School

Founded in 1843, Saint Louis University School of Law is the oldest law school west of the Mississippi River. Dedicated faculty—nationally recognized for their scholarly achievement, legal expertise, and practice experience—work closely with LLM students, guiding them through the complexities of the law. The research and teaching strengths of the SLU LAW faculty, combined with the breadth of course offerings and extensive professional skills experience, provide LLM students with an exceptional advanced and well-rounded legal education.

SLU LAW is located in the heart of downtown St. Louis and offers unparalleled access to leading law firms, corporations, government agencies, and nonprofit organizations. The City of St. Louis Civil Courts Building and the Thomas F. Eagleton United States Courthouse are steps away—providing a unique opportunity to see the law in action. Scott Hall is contemporary, spacious, and suitable for a multitude of learning and networking opportunities. The interior spaces are adaptable to small group study and meeting sessions, diverse classroom arrangements, large events, and professional skills competitions.

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A "Fees" section just appeared on my status checker, along with a notice that a decision has been made. Anyone know how that bodes?
Is your 2nd email on your status checker a SLU email now?
Not at the moment -- I am anticipating a WL decision here but I will just wait for the letter in the mail. I imagine it will be here within a couple days.
hey how long did people have to wait for the decision letter after the status checker changes to "decision made-letter to follow shortly" IM DYINGGG
i waited 2.5 days and then got an A
if your second email turns to a slu.edu address, youre admitted
my status changed to "decision made, letter to follow shortly"
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