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UVA Law School

Rank 8 (USNWR 2023)
171
Median LSAT
3.94
Median GPA
12.9%
Acceptance rate

Also known as

  • UVA Law School
  • University of Virginia
  • VIRGINIA, UNIVERSITY OF
  • UVA

UVA Law School is a law school located in Charlottesville, Virginia. The school was ranked 8 in 2023 by USNWR. Annual enrollment for UVA Law School is approximately 315.

Admissions website: https://www.law.virginia.edu/admissions

Admissions email: admissions@law.virginia.edu

Admissions phone: (434) 924-7351

Can I get into UVA Law School with aGPA andLSAT?

UVA Law School Key Statistics

Previous year ABA 509 data
Percentiles 25 50 75
LSAT 166 171 173
GPA 3.69 3.94 3.99
Miscellaneous Count Percentile
# Applications 6031 93
# Admissions offers 777 -
Class size 315 91
% Accepted 12.9% 96
% Yield 39.0% 87

During the 2023 application cycle, 6,031 people applied and 777 were offered admission.

University of Virginia has a 1L class size of 315, and yield of 39.00%. 303 out of 777 applicants who were offered admission accepted, meaning that 39.00% of the people who were offered admission ended up attending the school.

The 1L class at University of Virginia has a median LSAT of 171. The 25th percentile LSAT is 166 and the 75th percentile LSAT is 173.

The median GPA is 3.94. The 25th percentile GPA is 3.69 and the 75th percentile GPA is 3.99.

UVA Law School LSAT & GPA graph for 2022-2023

LSD has stats for 1,703 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.

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 UVA Law School cost per year?

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Cost of attending UVA Law School

In 2023, tuition was $71,500 and the annual cost of attending was $92,936 (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.

UVA Law School employment outcomes

94.8% of University of Virginia graduates pass the bar on their first try.

Some interesting facts about UVA Law School

Founded by Thomas Jefferson in 1819, the University of Virginia School of Law is the second-oldest continuously operating law school in the nation. UVA Law is a world-renowned training ground for distinguished lawyers and public servants, instilling in them a commitment to leadership, integrity, and community service.

Virginia is justly famous for its collegial environment that bonds students and faculty, and student satisfaction is consistently cited as among the highest in American law schools. UVA Law has been recognized as a leader in providing a high quality of life as well as some of the best professors, classroom experiences, and career prospects for its students. LLM students not only get to know other LLM students from all over the world, but also the JD students and our outstanding faculty as well. The same faculty—leading scholars and acknowledged experts in all aspects of public and private law—teach LLM and JD students. At Virginia, law students share their experiences in a cooperative spirit, both in and out of the classroom, and build a network that lasts well beyond their time here.

For foreign law graduates, the LLM program is designed to provide both a broad introduction to American law and legal theory, and advanced training in specialized areas of law that are relevant to the individual student’s planned career in private practice, academics, or public service. Because Virginia offers more than 270 courses each year in an array of topics, students in the program also have wide latitude to plan courses of study that are tailored to their individual interests and career objectives.

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JustBeNice
16:51
They’ve reaaaally slowed down IIs if not stopped completely. It’s so over 😫
for those who interviewed, did uva go to the top of your lawhub for another UR before your ii
why is the app open until march if theyve sent out 90% of offers? that feels so disingenuous
eggbagel
10:46
fr i've been waiting since november and no ii but no wl/r... what do they want from me
UnknownSpikyCow
10:48
Yeah, I submitted last month (late, I know), UR5, no II either, thinking it’s probably not coming
JustBeNice
18:45
UR last week and WL today. I’m heartbroken.
WateryQuestionableCatfish
17:20
I submitted last month binding decision and still nothing back
@AnxiousRaccoon: why do you think they sent out 90% of offers already?
ColorfulThickBullfrog
13:24
I’ve been URII at UVA for a month too
ColorfulThickBullfrog
13:25
but no interview so might be tough
UR3 as of today... no II yet
ColorfulThickBullfrog
14:32
Yeah same here. I went UR3 today
We're in it together @ColorfulThickBullfrog
I applied sept 1st and they put me on hold and. never looked ay my app again lolll
eggbagel
13:12
uva top of lawhub am i cooked
eggbagel
13:12
ur3 i think
MindlessUsefulFox
15:42
you're fine i just went ur7 so you never know
ImpatientGator
16:31
UR3 today as well too
18:55
went UR2 yesterday, is that a good sign?
ThickYellowPickle
13:44
got in 2.5 weeks ago and no aid so far :(
ThickYellowPickle
13:44
anyone have a guess on timelines
FriendlyEarsplittingPanda
12:40
how do you see UR2? Mine went under review once and then again with a date change but still just says "under review"
ExcellentPowerfulSquirrel
12:49
That means you’re UR2. It doesn't say that anywhere. You just judge that you are based on the date change.
10:58
Got rejected and kind of salty about it though I know there's nothing I can do about it:(
same here
does uva admit int students?
17:35
Hey y'all I'm an undergrad right now in my Third Year and I have a couple of questions: 1. how much does Major/coursework affect you for admissions? I'm an economics major and have an extensive Math background. Secondly, what kinds of jobs do most people who are in Law take between undergrad and Law School? I'm an undergrad at UVA
ThickYellowPickle
10:48
I think your major is virtually irrelevant except maybe on extreme borderline scenarios. Your GPA is by far the most important factor (besides LSAT). Paralegal is probably the most common I'd assume but myself and others I know did totally unrelated jobs
20:45
do you think it is worth it to pad a low gpa (3.4) with community college summer classes. really want a t14/uva in particularr
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