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University of Hawai'i at Manoa William S. Richardson School of Law

Rank 91 (USNWR 2022)
156
Median LSAT
3.54
Median GPA
32.7%
Acceptance rate

Also known as

  • University of Hawai'i at Manoa William S. Richardson School of Law
  • University of Hawaii
  • HAWAII, UNIVERSITY OF

University of Hawai'i at Manoa William S. Richardson School of Law is a law school located in Honolulu, Hawaii. The school was ranked 91 in 2022 by USNWR. Annual enrollment for University of Hawai'i at Manoa William S. Richardson School of Law is approximately 101.

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

Admissions email: lawadm@hawaii.edu

Admissions phone: 808.956.3479

Can I get into University of Hawai'i at Manoa William S. Richardson School of Law with aGPA andLSAT?

University of Hawai'i at Manoa William S. Richardson School of Law Key Statistics

Previous year ABA 509 data
Percentiles 25 50 75
LSAT 153 156 159
GPA 3.28 3.54 3.76
Miscellaneous Count Percentile
# Applications 785 24
# Admissions offers 257 -
Class size 101 7
% Accepted 32.7% 66
% Yield 38.1% 76

During the 2022 application cycle, 785 people applied and 257 were offered admission.

University of Hawaii has a 1L class size of 101, and yield of 38.13%. 98 out of 257 applicants who were offered admission accepted, meaning that 38.13% of the people who were offered admission ended up attending the school.

The 1L class at University of Hawaii has a median LSAT of 156. The 25th percentile LSAT is 153 and the 75th percentile LSAT is 159.

The median GPA is 3.54. The 25th percentile GPA is 3.28 and the 75th percentile GPA is 3.76.

University of Hawai'i at Manoa William S. Richardson School of Law LSAT & GPA graph for 2021-2022

LSD has stats for 44 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 Hawai'i at Manoa William S. Richardson School of Law cost per year?

$46,202.00
Tuition
45th percentile
$22,778.00
In-state tuition
$69,191.00
CoA
45th percentile
58.70%
Grads with debt
$85,768.00
Average debt
$60,000.00
Salary, 25th %
$75,000.00
Salary
$65,000.00
PI Salary
43.60%
Employment rate
78.10%
Bar pass rate

Cost of attending University of Hawai'i at Manoa William S. Richardson School of Law

In 2022, tuition was $46,202 and the annual cost of attending was $69,191 (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 Hawai'i at Manoa William S. Richardson School of Law employment outcomes

JD graduates from University of Hawaii make $75,000 (median) upon graduation if they work in the private sector. If they go into the private sector, a grad can expect to make $65,000.

43.4% of law graduates from University of Hawaii go directly to work for law firms, while 18.1% clerk for a judge. 7.2% of graduates go into public interest.

78.1% of University of Hawaii graduates pass the bar on their first try.

Some interesting facts about University of Hawai'i at Manoa William S. Richardson School of Law

The William S. Richardson School of Law at the University of Hawai’i is located at the foot of beautiful Mānoa Valley, minutes from sandy beaches and lush rain forests, as well as from the economic and legal center of urban Honolulu. We offer an excellent academic program with professors committed to outstanding teaching, scholarship, and public service. Our school is particularly noted for its collegial atmosphere, accessible faculty, student support and camaraderie, and unequalled cultural and ethnic diversity.

Placement after graduation is consistently very high. Our distinguished alumni serve as leaders in national and international arenas, as well as in Hawai’i. We are recognized specifically for our programs in environmental law and international law, with a focus on Asia, Pacific, and human rights law, as well as for Native Hawaiian Law. We are also known for excellent teaching by our renowned faculty members in core law school courses ranging from property and business law to criminal, elder, and constitutional law, as well as for our attention to students in small legal writing classes. The William S. Richardson School of Law is fully accredited by the American Bar Association and is a member of the Association of American Law Schools.

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