University of Utah Law School

Rank 32 (USNWR 2023)
Median LSAT
Median GPA
Acceptance rate

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University of Utah Law School is a law school located in Salt Lake City, Utah. The school was ranked 32 in 2023 by USNWR. Annual enrollment for University of Utah Law School is approximately 96.

Admissions website: https://sjquinney.utah.edu/admissions/

Admissions email: admissions@law.utah.edu

Admissions phone: (801) 581-7479

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University of Utah Law School Key Statistics

Previous year ABA 509 data
Percentiles 25 50 75
LSAT 158 163 164
GPA 3.71 3.87 3.96
Miscellaneous Count Percentile
# Applications 961 32
# Admissions offers 307 -
Class size 96 8
% Accepted 31.9% 72
% Yield 30.9% 55

During the 2023 application cycle, 961 people applied and 307 were offered admission.

University of Utah has a 1L class size of 96, and yield of 30.94%. 95 out of 307 applicants who were offered admission accepted, meaning that 30.94% of the people who were offered admission ended up attending the school.

The 1L class at University of Utah has a median LSAT of 163. The 25th percentile LSAT is 158 and the 75th percentile LSAT is 164.

The median GPA is 3.87. The 25th percentile GPA is 3.71 and the 75th percentile GPA is 3.96.

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

LSD has stats for 119 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 Utah Law School cost per year?

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Grads with debt
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Salary, 25th %
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PI Salary
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Cost of attending University of Utah Law School

In 2023, tuition was $43,598 and the annual cost of attending was $66,630 (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 Utah Law School employment outcomes

JD graduates from University of Utah make $120,000 (median) upon graduation if they work in the private sector. If they go into the public sector, a grad can expect to make $65,000.

55.4% of law graduates from University of Utah go directly to work for law firms, while 12.0% clerk for a judge. 9.6% of graduates go into public interest.

92.9% of University of Utah graduates pass the bar on their first try.

Some interesting facts about University of Utah Law School

Established in 1913, the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law is nationally recognized for its outstanding academic reputation, stellar faculty, intimate learning environment, innovative curriculum, excellent faculty-to-student ratio, experiential programming, and stunning location. The College of Law is a vibrant learning community with both well-established expertise and exciting projects on the critical issues of our time: climate change, conflict and security, health justice, the new frontier of family law, technology commercialization, conservation, innocence, victims’ rights, and many others. These creative intellectual investments have generated astounding results for each class of 100–110 entering students.

Among the students, there is a prevailing sense of community and collegiality fostered by an open and service-oriented faculty and administration. The law school is less than a 10-minute drive or light rail ride from downtown Salt Lake City—the seat of federal, state, and local governmental bodies. Salt Lake City is the economic center of the region and is regularly voted one of America’s most livable cities. This location provides abundant professional opportunities for our students, as well as superb outdoor recreational access and a strong cultural scene.

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got the big waitlist, im pretty happy with that tbh
seeing movement today (2/17), hoping for a wave!
someone get the A. break the e wave!
How long did it take for you guys to hear back?
NVM just read back a ways, yikes
Anyone having issues setting up umail?
@Splitasaurus: mine struggled for a bit so i just left it alone for a day or so and it was fine when I came back!
for those admitted in the last wave, I wonder how long until we hear about schollys
@MrBagel: I was hoping we would get it today! I watched one of the scholarship info sessions and they said they have scholly waves the end of January and end of February so I have my fingers crossed for this week!
@Splitasaurus: oooo good tip, I'm hoping too. Thank you!
i got mine!
Do y'all think they will have decent wait-list movement? Absolutely top choice here
I would say so, as I probably won't accept my A offer tbh
so at least one
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decision rendered
Accepted! Got the text from Dean Aguilar late last night. So excited!!!
Status Checker hasn't been updated yet though.
for those who deposited at Utah, did you get an email confirmation? I just got receipts of the payment but no confirmation
the payment confirmation emails are all i received as well
Anybody have any movements or updates?
Last year, Utah released their first decisions on the second Monday in December
Good to know! Thank you!
I had a meeting and they said it will most likely be around the 15th
Of December?
schollys not until jan 15th thi
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