University of South Dakota Law School is a law school located in Vermillion, South Dakota. The school was ranked 122 in 2023 by USNWR. Annual enrollment for University of South Dakota Law School is approximately 87.
Admissions website: https://www.usd.edu/Admissions-and-Aid
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Admissions phone: 605.658.3505
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During the 2023 application cycle, 338 people applied and 228 were offered admission.
University of South Dakota has a 1L class size of 87, and yield of 35.96%. 82 out of 228 applicants who were offered admission accepted, meaning that 35.96% of the people who were offered admission ended up attending the school.
The 1L class at University of South Dakota has a median LSAT of 151. The 25th percentile LSAT is 148 and the 75th percentile LSAT is 155.
The median GPA is 3.39. The 25th percentile GPA is 3.0 and the 75th percentile GPA is 3.72.
LSD has stats for 12 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 $0 and the annual cost of attending was $17,230 (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 South Dakota make $61,500 (median) upon graduation if they work in the private sector. If they go into the public sector, a grad can expect to make $58,451.
42.9% of law graduates from University of South Dakota go directly to work for law firms, while 25.0% clerk for a judge. 5.4% of graduates go into public interest.
72.6% of University of South Dakota graduates pass the bar on their first try.
As the premier South Dakota law school, we uniquely prepare our students to practice law all over the country. Ranked as a national leader in judicial clerkships, the USD Knudson School of Law ensures that you don't just graduate with a first-class education, but prepared for a lifelong law career. We make our JD degree affordable, meaning you're getting a world-class education from a leading, flagship university while paying only a fraction of the tuition cost you might pay at other schools.