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University of Cincinnati Law School

Rank 88 (USNWR 2022)
158
Median LSAT
3.7
Median GPA
46.6%
Acceptance rate

Also known as

  • University of Cincinnati Law School
  • University of Cincinnati
  • CINCINNATI, UNIVERSITY OF

University of Cincinnati Law School is a law school located in Cincinnati, Ohio. The school was ranked 88 in 2022 by USNWR. Annual enrollment for University of Cincinnati Law School is approximately 125.

Admissions website: https://law.uc.edu/admissions-aid.html

Admissions email: admissions@law.uc.edu

Admissions phone: 513.556.0078

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

University of Cincinnati Law School Key Statistics

Previous year ABA 509 data
Percentiles 25 50 75
LSAT 156 158 161
GPA 3.48 3.7 3.85
Miscellaneous Count Percentile
# Applications 931 29
# Admissions offers 434 -
Class size 125 17
% Accepted 46.6% 40
% Yield 27.6% 35

During the 2022 application cycle, 931 people applied and 434 were offered admission.

University of Cincinnati has a 1L class size of 125, and yield of 27.65%. 120 out of 434 applicants who were offered admission accepted, meaning that 27.65% of the people who were offered admission ended up attending the school.

The 1L class at University of Cincinnati has a median LSAT of 158. The 25th percentile LSAT is 156 and the 75th percentile LSAT is 161.

The median GPA is 3.7. The 25th percentile GPA is 3.48 and the 75th percentile GPA is 3.85.

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

LSD has stats for 112 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 Cincinnati Law School cost per year?

$14,505.00
Tuition
$12,005.00
In-state tuition
$32,573.00
CoA
74.60%
Grads with debt
61st percentile
$64,300.00
Average debt
5th percentile
$64,500.00
Salary, 25th %
34th percentile
$90,000.00
Salary
62nd percentile
$51,755.00
PI Salary
17th percentile
55.30%
Employment rate
58th percentile
84.60%
Bar pass rate
41st percentile

Cost of attending University of Cincinnati Law School

In 2022, tuition was $14,505 and the annual cost of attending was $32,573 (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 Cincinnati Law School employment outcomes

JD graduates from University of Cincinnati make $90,000 (median) upon graduation if they work in the private sector. If they go into the private sector, a grad can expect to make $51,755.

58.7% of law graduates from University of Cincinnati go directly to work for law firms, while 6.7% clerk for a judge. 16.0% of graduates go into public interest.

84.6% of University of Cincinnati graduates pass the bar on their first try.

Some interesting facts about University of Cincinnati Law School

A few miles north of the Ohio River lies the University of Cincinnati College of Law, one of the nation’s top public law schools. As the fourth oldest continuously operating law school in the country, students benefit from an intimate collegial environment and personal attention from faculty while having access to groundbreaking centers and institutes like the Center for Race, Gender, and Social Justice; the Corporate Law Center; the Urban Morgan Institute for Human Rights; the Ohio Innocence Project (OIP); and the Entrepreneurship and Community Development Clinic.

Reflecting on its mission, the College of Law’s new home will be a place “to educate and inspire.” A $45.6 million renovation will transform an existing 84,443-square-foot campus facility to create open, modern, light-filled spaces for the College of Law’s close-knit student community. A prominent location along Martin Luther King Drive will place UC Law in the heart of campus and adjacent to the primary connector in the new Innovation Corridor, strengthening connections to university partners and providing unparalleled access and opportunity to our community partners including the more than 800 law firms, Fortune 500 companies, nonprofit organizations, agencies, and state and federal courts that call Cincinnati home.

Completely upgraded classroom technology, expanded library facilities, and centralized student services will make this a best-in-class law school like no other, serving as a launchpad for student success. For our faculty, centers, and institutes, UC Law’s new home expands spaces for impactful learning and research to thrive, while providing a place to honor the important accomplishments of our past.

Forbes magazine rated the UC’s campus as one of the most beautiful in the world. While the university is one of America’s top public research institutions and boasts a total student population of over 45,000, Cincinnati Law remains one of the smallest public urban law schools in the nation with approximately 110 students per incoming class.

Accolades

Recognized as one of the nation’s top public law schools

Known as one of the top law schools in the Midwest for job placement

Nationally regarded as a top school for criminal law, corporate law, public interest law, and trial advocacy law

Recognized as one of the nation’s best-value law schools

An 8:1 student-to-faculty ratio, one of the lowest in the nation for an urban school

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