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University of Montana Law School

Rank 103 (USNWR 2022)
156
Median LSAT
3.5
Median GPA
40.9%
Acceptance rate

Also known as

  • University of Montana Law School
  • University of Montana
  • MONTANA, UNIVERSITY OF

University of Montana Law School is a law school located in Missoula, Montana. The school was ranked 103 in 2022 by USNWR. Annual enrollment for University of Montana Law School is approximately 82.

Admissions website: https://www.umt.edu/admissions-and-financial-aid/

Admissions email: ben.hamman@mso.umt.edu

Admissions phone: 406.243.5351

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

University of Montana Law School Key Statistics

Previous year ABA 509 data
Percentiles 25 50 75
LSAT 152 156 160
GPA 3.18 3.5 3.74
Miscellaneous Count Percentile
# Applications 550 9
# Admissions offers 225 -
Class size 82 3
% Accepted 40.9% 50
% Yield 35.1% 68

During the 2022 application cycle, 550 people applied and 225 were offered admission.

University of Montana has a 1L class size of 82, and yield of 35.11%. 79 out of 225 applicants who were offered admission accepted, meaning that 35.11% of the people who were offered admission ended up attending the school.

The 1L class at University of Montana has a median LSAT of 156. The 25th percentile LSAT is 152 and the 75th percentile LSAT is 160.

The median GPA is 3.5. The 25th percentile GPA is 3.18 and the 75th percentile GPA is 3.73.

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

LSD has stats for 40 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 Montana Law School cost per year?

$38,897.00
Tuition
21st percentile
$16,041.00
In-state tuition
$56,989.00
CoA
18th percentile
74.60%
Grads with debt
61st percentile
$84,832.00
Average debt
18th percentile
$60,775.00
Salary, 25th %
33rd percentile
$64,950.00
Salary
15th percentile
$62,228.00
PI Salary
62nd percentile
81.20%
Employment rate
88th percentile
92.50%
Bar pass rate
69th percentile

Cost of attending University of Montana Law School

In 2022, tuition was $38,897 and the annual cost of attending was $56,989 (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 Montana Law School employment outcomes

JD graduates from University of Montana make $64,950 (median) upon graduation if they work in the private sector. If they go into the private sector, a grad can expect to make $62,228.

37.5% of law graduates from University of Montana go directly to work for law firms, while 32.8% clerk for a judge. 15.6% of graduates go into public interest.

92.5% of University of Montana graduates pass the bar on their first try.

Some interesting facts about University of Montana Law School

At the Blewett School of Law you will thrive in an environment that integrates theory with practical experience. Learn to draft contracts, create corporations, counsel clients, negotiate transactions, prepare and probate wills, try a case before a jury and argue an appeal, graduating ready to practice the law.

In the third year, you will gain experience in faculty-supervised clinics representing real clients with actual legal problems in areas such as criminal law, environmental and natural resource law, American Indian law, bankruptcy law, family law and judicial practice. The clinic experience gives you the opportunity to pull together skills acquired in the first two years of law school and apply it.

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