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University of Richmond School of Law

Rank 66 (USNWR 2024)
164
Median LSAT
3.75
Median GPA
41.5%
Acceptance rate

Also known as

  • University of Richmond School of Law
  • University of Richmond
  • RICHMOND, UNIVERSITY OF

University of Richmond School of Law is a law school located in Richmond, Virginia. The school was ranked 66 in 2024 by USNWR. Annual enrollment for University of Richmond School of Law is approximately 121.

Admissions website: https://law.richmond.edu/admissions/index.html

Admissions phone: (804) 289-8189

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

University of Richmond School of Law Key Statistics

Previous year ABA 509 data
Percentiles 25 50 75
LSAT 158 163 165
GPA 3.33 3.75 3.87
Miscellaneous Count Percentile
# Applications 1874 63
# Admissions offers 631 -
Class size 121 17
% Accepted 33.7% 67
% Yield 18.5% 7

During the 2024 application cycle, 1,874 people applied and 631 were offered admission.

University of Richmond has a 1L class size of 121, and yield of 18.54%. 117 out of 631 applicants who were offered admission accepted, meaning that 18.54% of the people who were offered admission ended up attending the school.

The 1L class at University of Richmond has a median LSAT of 164. The 25th percentile LSAT is 157 and the 75th percentile LSAT is 165.

The median GPA is 3.75. The 25th percentile GPA is 3.5 and the 75th percentile GPA is 3.86.

University of Richmond School of Law LSAT & GPA graph for 2022-2023

LSD has stats for 284 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.

25th, 50th, 75th refer to percentiles from last year's admitted class

How much does University of Richmond School of Law cost per year?

$51,510.00
Tuition
52nd percentile
$73,440.00
CoA
42nd percentile
84.80%
Bar pass rate
63rd percentile
$70,000.00
Salary, 25th %
61st percentile
$80,000.00
Salary
54th percentile
$58,000.00
PI Salary
49th percentile
65.70%
Employment rate
72nd percentile
65.90%
Grads with debt
28th percentile
$111,375.00
Average debt
66th percentile

Cost of attending University of Richmond School of Law

In 2024, tuition was $51,510 and the annual cost of attending was $73,440 (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 Richmond School of Law employment outcomes

JD graduates from University of Richmond make $80,000 (median) upon graduation if they work in the private sector. If they go into the public sector, a grad can expect to make $58,000.

40.0% of law graduates from University of Richmond go directly to work for law firms, while 28.0% clerk for a judge. 10.4% of graduates go into public interest.

84.8% of University of Richmond graduates pass the bar on their first try.

Some interesting facts about University of Richmond School of Law

Located on a stunning campus just 15 minutes from vibrant downtown Richmond, the University of Richmond School of Law has provided an exceptional legal education since 1870. A top-ranked law school. Outstanding faculty with national and global experience. Small classes with low faculty-student ratios. Personalized programs and mentoring opportunities by both faculty and other students. It's all part of the international student experience here at the University of Richmond School of Law.

Richmond Law prides itself on a community that's collegial, friendly, and uniquely collaborative. Both LLM and two-year international students are fully integrated with their JD colleagues throughout the curriculum, and you'll learn from some of the best teacher-scholars in the nation. Additional certifications are available for LLM and LLM/MBA students in International Business and Intellectual Property.

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@Pandally: Just curious as I'm about to make the final decision to attend.
Pandally
19:21
@Letsdothisoveragain: yes. I did a separate tour that was a lot smaller and spoke to different students
Pandally
19:22
@Letsdothisoveragain: I just submitted my withdrawal from the pool of admitted students - hopefully that opens a spot for someone that does want to attend!
SlippinJimmy
10:54
Yes please elaborate!
WHAT DOES IT MEAN IF I WAS WAITLISTED BUT IT JUST JUMPED TO THE TOP OF MY LAWHUB
RICHMOND IF YOU LET ME IN RIGHT NOW ON TS RELEASE DAY ILL THROW UP
LeylanLaw
13:49
Like you were waitlisted today or earlier?
No I was waitlisted like a month ago, it says I'm under review now on LawHub but my portal still says WL
Convinced myself they just took all WLs UR again so I can stop refreshing my status checker
Pandally
14:29
I know I withdrew my app the other day, so there's at least one spot that opened. Haha
15:10
Bruh they havent even reviewed my app
15:10
i literally just emailed the,
15:10
them
Does anyone know if/when waitlist movement will happen?
I applied mid march has anyone heard back?
14:07
nope, and I applied march 1
14:08
its been complete silence for me
oh dang, hope we're able to hear back soon!
15:21
me too ugh
BlueAndWhiteGuy
20:46
why do i feel like the University of Richmond law just sounds dope af on paper
i get where you're coming from loll
still nothing from Richmond on my end! the wait is killing me!
OFF THE WL😊😊😊😊
WOOHOO
20:03
@SteelersReignSupreme: congrats!
@Pandally: Thank you!!! Its been a wild ride I am so overjoyed I get to stay in Virginia!!
10:54
@SteelersReignSupreme: cool stuff! Richmond has a gorgeous campus and there's tons to do in the area, so you're definitely in a good place (better than Pittsburgh!) Make sure you check out Zorch for pizza! It's my favorite
@Pandally: I agree!! I will be sure to check it out thank you for the advice👍
@SteelersReignSupreme: Congrats! See you on campus :)
@Letsdothisoveragain: See you there🫡
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