University of Richmond School of Law

Rank 52 (USNWR 2022)
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University of Richmond School of Law is a law school located in Richmond, Virginia. The school was ranked 52 in 2022 by USNWR. Annual enrollment for University of Richmond School of Law is approximately 145.

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 157 162 163
GPA 3.46 3.7 3.79
Miscellaneous Count Percentile
# Applications 1904 60
# Admissions offers 691 -
Class size 145 28
% Accepted 36.3% 59
% Yield 20.4% 6

During the 2022 application cycle, 1,904 people applied and 691 were offered admission.

University of Richmond has a 1L class size of 145, and yield of 20.41%. 141 out of 691 applicants who were offered admission accepted, meaning that 20.41% of the people who were offered admission ended up attending the school.

The 1L class at University of Richmond has a median LSAT of 162. The 25th percentile LSAT is 157 and the 75th percentile LSAT is 163.

The median GPA is 3.7. The 25th percentile GPA is 3.46 and the 75th percentile GPA is 3.79.

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

LSD has stats for 306 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 Richmond School of Law cost per year?

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Grads with debt
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Bar pass rate
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Cost of attending University of Richmond School of Law

In 2022, tuition was $50,500 and the annual cost of attending was $70,760 (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 $104,000 (median) upon graduation if they work in the private sector. If they go into the private sector, a grad can expect to make $54,000.

38.5% of law graduates from University of Richmond go directly to work for law firms, while 27.9% clerk for a judge. 9.6% of graduates go into public interest.

92.3% 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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Looks like an A and W wave today and I haven’t received a call so /:
Same :'(
area code for richmond is 804 but idk if that's what number they're calling from... I've just been staring at my phone all day waiting for a call lol
It’s ok! We have some other really good schools on our list we might get in
Haha yeah Im from/live in Richmond so they were in my top 3
I'm out in CA but Richmond is one of my top choices. I had a really great convo with their rep at the lsac fair and I just like their vibe hahah
fingers crossed for us! many waves to come I'm sure
Definitely still hopeful but so many people with way better stats than me have gotten WL so I’m just being realistic lol.
I wonder if they called those who just got Ws or only emailed
When are we thinking the next Wave is going to be?
According to last year it was supposed to be today but I guess not
Really hope they do another January wave
@OnAQuest: Richmond is mine too.
@SassyFrenchBulldog: manifesting A's for us
any ideas when the a wave will come?
I really hope soon
Praying for an A today!!! I feel like it's about time for us to see some positive movement :))))
i applied november 15th or so, nothing. crickets.
someone on reddit said they went to an info session and adcoms said they'd be releasing a bunch of decisions end of this week/all of next week
ok when i said i wanted movement i did not mean a WL YP wave
They're waitlisting a ton this cycle
I tried to log into my application status checker and for some reason its saying incorrect username/password
but I've used it 100 times already lol
Just got the call saying I was accepted but my status checker still says in review and I still haven't gotten an email.
@Dazzlingpromise625: congrats!!!
I'm gonna be staring at my phone all day waiting for a call :)))))))))))))
Thank you!
I almost didn't answer because I thought it was a scam call