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Denver Law School

Rank 78 (USNWR 2022)
Median LSAT
Median GPA
Acceptance rate

Also known as

  • Denver Law School
  • University of Denver
  • DU Sturm

Denver Law School is a law school located in Denver, Colorado. The school was ranked 78 in 2022 by USNWR. Annual enrollment for Denver Law School is approximately 251.

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

Admissions email: admissions@law.du.edu

Admissions phone: 303.871.6135

Can I get into Denver Law School with aGPA andLSAT?

Denver Law School Key Statistics

Previous year ABA 509 data
Percentiles 25 50 75
LSAT 157 160 162
GPA 3.36 3.63 3.77
Miscellaneous Count Percentile
# Applications 2690 74
# Admissions offers 1013 -
Class size 251 74
% Accepted 37.7% 57
% Yield 24.0% 17

During the 2022 application cycle, 2,690 people applied and 1,013 were offered admission.

University of Denver has a 1L class size of 251, and yield of 23.99%. 243 out of 1,013 applicants who were offered admission accepted, meaning that 23.99% of the people who were offered admission ended up attending the school.

The 1L class at University of Denver has a median LSAT of 160. The 25th percentile LSAT is 157 and the 75th percentile LSAT is 162.

The median GPA is 3.6. The 25th percentile GPA is 3.4 and the 75th percentile GPA is 3.8.

Denver Law School LSAT & GPA graph for 2021-2022

LSD has stats for 264 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.

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25th, 50th, 75th refer to percentiles from last year's admitted class
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How much does Denver Law School cost per year?

71st percentile
66th percentile
Grads with debt
62nd percentile
Average debt
87th percentile
Salary, 25th %
43rd percentile
45th percentile
PI Salary
54th percentile
Employment rate
54th percentile
Bar pass rate
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Cost of attending Denver Law School

In 2022, tuition was $55,382 and the annual cost of attending was $76,456 (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.

Denver Law School employment outcomes

JD graduates from University of Denver make $80,000 (median) upon graduation if they work in the private sector. If they go into the private sector, a grad can expect to make $60,000.

47.0% of law graduates from University of Denver go directly to work for law firms, while 10.5% clerk for a judge. 12.0% of graduates go into public interest.

79.2% of University of Denver graduates pass the bar on their first try.

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Some interesting facts about Denver Law School

The University of Denver Sturm College of Law opened its doors in 1892 and has been breaking ground in legal education ever since. Our faculty prides itself in training students for successful careers as legal practitioners by offering a variety of challenging and exciting courses in addition to experiential learning opportunities through our Student Law Office, externships with law firms, and clerkships with judges. Our new building, with over 181,000 square feet spanning four stories, is the first law building to be awarded the Gold Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification by the US Green Building Council. Downtown Denver—where the state legislature, courthouses, regional federal agencies, state agencies, and law firms are found—is 10 minutes away by Light Rail, and the Rocky Mountains are just a short drive to the west.

This school also has a spring start term.

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Mine was two weeks exactly for turnaround time!
mine went UR 12/5 still haven't heard anything though
same here
I missed a call from DU today and no email, did you get called?? also have been accepted to CU
has anyone set up their My DU account?
my review status just changed from 12/05 to 01/10... anyone else?
Do they call or email does anyone know?
at least that was for me.
Okay cool thanks for the info
Could I get the link to the admitted student discord? the link already in the chat isn’t working
I don't know that there is a DU specific discord at the moment but they did send a link to an admitted students FB group in the latest open house reminder email
NVM here is Denver admitted students discord: https://discord.gg/gXP7ARvcRM
Does anyone know if scholarship info is included in the decision email or sent later?
@TrueHamster: I was wondering the same thing. Got the A yesterday but didn’t see anything about scholarships
Mine was sent in my decision email!
I called about scholarship. Was told i received $0 even though I was above their 75th % for lsat and gpa?
When in the cycle did you apply?
Dece 30
just got waitlisted
Ah man, I am sorry.
People are getting decisions back, but I applied pretty late (Feb 5) so I don't expect an answer soon.
waitlist gang
Waitlisted as well
Me too
i went UR2 today, anyone know roughly when I can expect a decision after
I went UR2 today, and just got my decision
WL today at my only in-state option, yay.
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