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University of Tennessee Law School

Rank 56 (USNWR 2022)
160
Median LSAT
3.67
Median GPA
28.9%
Acceptance rate

Also known as

  • University of Tennessee Law School
  • University of Tennessee
  • TENNESSEE, UNIVERSITY OF
  • UTKnoxville UTK

University of Tennessee Law School is a law school located in Knoxville, Tennessee. The school was ranked 56 in 2022 by USNWR. Annual enrollment for University of Tennessee Law School is approximately 124.

Admissions website: https://law.utk.edu/admissions/

Admissions email: lawadmit@utk.edu

Admissions phone: 865.974.4131

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

University of Tennessee Law School Key Statistics

Previous year ABA 509 data
Percentiles 25 50 75
LSAT 157 160 162
GPA 3.47 3.67 3.81
Miscellaneous Count Percentile
# Applications 1483 49
# Admissions offers 428 -
Class size 124 15
% Accepted 28.9% 74
% Yield 28.7% 41

During the 2022 application cycle, 1,483 people applied and 428 were offered admission.

University of Tennessee has a 1L class size of 124, and yield of 28.74%. 123 out of 428 applicants who were offered admission accepted, meaning that 28.74% of the people who were offered admission ended up attending the school.

The 1L class at University of Tennessee has a median LSAT of 160. The 25th percentile LSAT is 157 and the 75th percentile LSAT is 162.

The median GPA is 3.67. The 25th percentile GPA is 3.47 and the 75th percentile GPA is 3.81.

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

LSD has stats for 174 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 Tennessee Law School cost per year?

$38,842.00
Tuition
16th percentile
$20,168.00
In-state tuition
$59,506.00
CoA
16th percentile
72.60%
Grads with debt
$76,840.00
Average debt
$63,750.00
Salary, 25th %
$72,500.00
Salary
$54,700.00
PI Salary
50.80%
Employment rate
90.40%
Bar pass rate

Cost of attending University of Tennessee Law School

In 2022, tuition was $38,842 and the annual cost of attending was $59,506 (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 Tennessee Law School employment outcomes

JD graduates from University of Tennessee make $72,500 (median) upon graduation if they work in the private sector. If they go into the private sector, a grad can expect to make $54,700.

59.5% of law graduates from University of Tennessee go directly to work for law firms, while 9.0% clerk for a judge. 11.7% of graduates go into public interest.

90.4% of University of Tennessee graduates pass the bar on their first try.

Some interesting facts about University of Tennessee Law School

For more than a century, the University of Tennessee College of Law has offered a strong combination of practical and theoretical legal training. Established in 1890, the College of Law is a charter member of the AALS and is ABA-approved.

Enrollment/Student Body

The College of Law enrolls a small, selective, and diverse class each August. The student body is typically between 350 and 400 students, of which approximately 20 percent are students of color. Enrollment goals for 2018 include an entering class size of 125 students, an equal distribution of men and women, and a significant population of students of color. A typical entering class attracts candidates from 15 to 20 different states and 50 to 70 different undergraduate degree-granting colleges and universities. While the largest percentage of students are traditional age, the College of Law welcomes candidates with advanced degrees and significant life and work experience. Detailed information about the demographics of the student body and recent employment outcomes may be found in the ABA-required disclosures on the College of Law website.

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5280USDAChoice
10:21
i applied 11/9 last update is 11/10 for me still
5280USDAChoice
10:22
but i think the video deadline is tomorrow so maybe they are waiting until then to start actually reviewing
that video was a true nightmare
i know i probably overthought it big time
5280USDAChoice
10:37
yep
5280USDAChoice
10:37
i took all three shots on all three of them
AverageLawApplicant
10:39
@5280USDAChoice: did ur UK go UR?
5280USDAChoice
10:48
UK or UTK?
5280USDAChoice
10:49
i'm assuming you are talking about utk since we are in this chat, but my utk status checker has said UR since the day they sent me the status checker
5280USDAChoice
10:49
last update was 11/10
5280USDAChoice
10:50
if you are talking about UK tho my status checker still says ' Applicant File Ready for Review'
13:06
mine changed to reviewed and is pending a decision
god i wish i could've submitted a little earlier
as soon as i started my personal statement over the summer i got damn appendicitis and then i moved and it all fell apart lmaoooo
5280USDAChoice
14:48
@Winniegirl: when did you apply?
16:03
beginning of October
no email but checked admissions status online and have been accepted!
5280USDAChoice
15:56
Congrats to those who got in today
5280USDAChoice
15:58
Share us that status checker data so we can have some copium
Congrats!!
when did you submit?
submitted 9/6
10:01
i submitted on 10/5 and got in 12/2
How long did it take to receive a status checker for yall?
i think i got mine the day after submitting
has anyone gotten a call or are they just sending emails?
im a knox local so i'm literally having to answer every random phone call i get :/
every call from an 865 number at least
today one was from a honda dealership about a car i know longer own and another was trying to sell me burial insurance?? didnt even know that existed
I did not get a call, just an email