University of Utah Law School

Rank 37 (USNWR 2022)
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University of Utah Law School is a law school located in Salt Lake City, Utah. The school was ranked 37 in 2022 by USNWR. Annual enrollment for University of Utah Law School is approximately 95.

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 159 163 165
GPA 3.62 3.82 3.91
Miscellaneous Count Percentile
# Applications 1113 37
# Admissions offers 284 -
Class size 95 6
% Accepted 25.5% 81
% Yield 33.1% 59

During the 2022 application cycle, 1,113 people applied and 284 were offered admission.

University of Utah has a 1L class size of 95, and yield of 33.10%. 94 out of 284 applicants who were offered admission accepted, meaning that 33.10% 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 159 and the 75th percentile LSAT is 165.

The median GPA is 3.82. The 25th percentile GPA is 3.62 and the 75th percentile GPA is 3.91.

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

LSD has stats for 117 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.

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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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Cost of attending University of Utah Law School

In 2022, tuition was $39,800 and the annual cost of attending was $61,406 (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 $90,000 (median) upon graduation if they work in the private sector. If they go into the private sector, a grad can expect to make $64,725.

47.2% of law graduates from University of Utah go directly to work for law firms, while 15.7% clerk for a judge. 15.7% of graduates go into public interest.

98.9% 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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just got decision rendered on my status checker but havent gotten an email yet. i am praying for the best haha
im still on decision rendered, but still no email... did it take a couple days for anyone here?
1/11 - Utah called me this weekend with the A, and they let me know they'd be emailing A's on Wednesday - anyone else waiting? If that is the case I really hope they include scholarship info!! utah is my top choice 🤞
@nannersplit: congrats!!!
I was just looking at throwing in an app there!
I went UR on 12/29, any idea when i'd hear back from them
@SassyFrenchBulldog: I may not be the best resource but I have lived in utah for 10 years and took the few classes at the U! feel free to dm if you have questions about utah :)
really this goes for everyone hehe I will be happy to share any hot takes on living here
I’ve been UR at Utah since 11/22 😭
Just sent my app! Probably wont hear until June haha
I was accepted to Utah this Monday
No scholarship info tho the admissions packet is also vague on when you'll find out stuff it does give date ranges though
If anyone has any questions feel free to ask or DM :)
Do they update their status tracker when admitted/rejected? I’ve been under review since December
@SelectiveWaryCatfish: yeah, mine changed to "decision rendered" around the same time that they called
anyone going to ASD tomorrow?
I am!
anyone hear about scholarships yet?
I got the email about 15 min ago🤑
thank you!! I'm still waiting, nervously lol
just over here anxiously refreshing my umail 😂
that was me all day! i feel you
swiftsnake when did you get yours? I wonder if they are still going. this is wrecking me because they said 1/31 at ASD lol
@SwiftSnake7: also, congrats! what an amazing scholly!
thank you so much!
it is so tempting. definitely one of my top 2 choices
i got mine a little less than an hour ago
did you set up your Utah Law email?
yep! I set it up. I have been refreshing it all day. I will keep refreshing. 😂
The waiting is the worst! You got this 👏🏼