University of Tennessee Law School

Rank 56 (USNWR 2022)
Median LSAT
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Also known as

  • University of Tennessee Law School
  • University of Tennessee
  • UTKnoxville UTK

University of Tennessee Law School is a law school located in Knoxville, Tennessee. The school was ranked 56 in 2022 by USNWR. Annual enrollment for University of Tennessee Law School is approximately 124.

Admissions website: https://law.utk.edu/admissions/

Admissions email: lawadmit@utk.edu

Admissions phone: 865.974.4131

Can I get into University of Tennessee Law School with aGPA andLSAT?

University of Tennessee Law School Key Statistics

Previous year ABA 509 data
Percentiles 25 50 75
LSAT 157 160 162
GPA 3.47 3.67 3.81
Miscellaneous Count Percentile
# Applications 1483 49
# Admissions offers 428 -
Class size 124 15
% Accepted 28.9% 74
% Yield 28.7% 41

During the 2022 application cycle, 1,483 people applied and 428 were offered admission.

University of Tennessee has a 1L class size of 124, and yield of 28.74%. 123 out of 428 applicants who were offered admission accepted, meaning that 28.74% of the people who were offered admission ended up attending the school.

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

The median GPA is 3.67. The 25th percentile GPA is 3.47 and the 75th percentile GPA is 3.81.

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

LSD has stats for 174 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 University of Tennessee Law School cost per year?

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Cost of attending University of Tennessee Law School

In 2022, tuition was $38,842 and the annual cost of attending was $59,506 (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.

University of Tennessee Law School employment outcomes

JD graduates from University of Tennessee make $72,500 (median) upon graduation if they work in the private sector. If they go into the private sector, a grad can expect to make $54,700.

59.5% of law graduates from University of Tennessee go directly to work for law firms, while 9.0% clerk for a judge. 11.7% of graduates go into public interest.

90.4% of University of Tennessee graduates pass the bar on their first try.

Some interesting facts about University of Tennessee Law School

For more than a century, the University of Tennessee College of Law has offered a strong combination of practical and theoretical legal training. Established in 1890, the College of Law is a charter member of the AALS and is ABA-approved.

Enrollment/Student Body

The College of Law enrolls a small, selective, and diverse class each August. The student body is typically between 350 and 400 students, of which approximately 20 percent are students of color. Enrollment goals for 2018 include an entering class size of 125 students, an equal distribution of men and women, and a significant population of students of color. A typical entering class attracts candidates from 15 to 20 different states and 50 to 70 different undergraduate degree-granting colleges and universities. While the largest percentage of students are traditional age, the College of Law welcomes candidates with advanced degrees and significant life and work experience. Detailed information about the demographics of the student body and recent employment outcomes may be found in the ABA-required disclosures on the College of Law website.

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I submitted my statement for the dean's scholarship and haven't heard anything back yet
@CryingAtTheClub: same, how long was yours? I am a little nervous because they did not mention a minimum/maximum
Like the day after I got scholarship info, so prob about two weeks ago
What are y'all's stats who got a TLS finalist email??
Anyone heard back from TLS?
Does anyone know if there’s a discord?
pending decision today >.>
caught the R, kms (kiss myself)
I’m so sorry to hear @tiko you have great scores so don’t let this bring you down!
I got the same update on my application but no decision yet. I’m sure I will be catching an R too
just got told i was given the dean's scholarship
Just received Dean’s scholarship + 18k/yr for a full ride … and it’s my birthday!
legend! happy birthday!
Best birthday gift ever lol congrats!
happy birthday!
just heard back from TLS!
@Crossword607: SO did you get it?!!
I did!
How are you guys calculating a full ride? I have deans scholly and was offered 16k per year. I still calculated like 75K in loans?
@Crossword607: When did you hear back from them??
Does anyone know if they’re sending out rejections if we don’t get the scholarship?
@CooingDivergentSheepdog: they sent me my rejection a couple days ago :(
I heard back on the 6th
Didn't get the Dean's scholarship but they immediately followed up with an (almost) as good as counter scholarship :)
due for a wave
@Crossword607: I also got TLS! So excited!!