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During the 2023 application cycle, 3,221 people applied and 1,006 were offered admission.
University of Colorado—Boulder has a 1L class size of 165, and yield of 15.41%. 155 out of 1,006 applicants who were offered admission accepted, meaning that 15.41% of the people who were offered admission ended up attending the school.
The 1L class at University of Colorado—Boulder has a median LSAT of 164. The 25th percentile LSAT is 159 and the 75th percentile LSAT is 166.
The median GPA is 3.72. The 25th percentile GPA is 3.45 and the 75th percentile GPA is 3.83.
LSD has stats for 467 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.
In 2023, tuition was $40,609 and the annual cost of attending was $65,439 (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.
JD graduates from University of Colorado—Boulder make $90,000 (median) upon graduation if they work in the private sector. If they go into the public sector, a grad can expect to make $60,000.
45.3% of law graduates from University of Colorado—Boulder go directly to work for law firms, while 17.6% clerk for a judge. 11.5% of graduates go into public interest.
84.9% of University of Colorado—Boulder graduates pass the bar on their first try.
Colorado Law, established in 1892, is located on the Boulder campus of the University of Colorado and lies at the foot of the inspiring Rocky Mountains. High admission standards, a relatively small student body, and a favorable student-to-faculty ratio of 6.1 to 1 assure a stimulating and challenging academic environment that encourages interaction with faculty and facilitates a strong sense of community. The school is a charter member of the AALS and is ABA approved.
Our JD program is a full-time, day program, requiring 89 credit hours for the degree.
Faculty members have a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching, research, and public service. They include some of the nation's leading scholars; particular strength evidenced by faculty publications are international human rights law, constitutional law, natural resources and environmental law, American Indian law, energy, business, entrepreneurial, dispute resolution, and technology law.
Physical Facilities and Library
The law school is housed in the 180,000-square-foot Wolf Law Building. The Wolf Law Building features state-of-the-art classrooms, two high-tech courtrooms, and the largest resource collection and most technologically advanced law library in the 12-state Rocky Mountain region.
The William A. Wise Law Library serves the students, staff, and faculty of Colorado Law, as well as the bench and bar. Students can connect laptops to the school's wireless network or use one of the many computers available in the library to perform online legal research. The Wolf Law Building is the first LEED Gold-certified public law school building in the country under the standards of the US Green Building Council's certification program.