University of Washington Law school

Rank 49 (USNWR 2022)
Median LSAT
Median GPA
Acceptance rate

Also known as

  • University of Washington Law school
  • University of Washington
  • UWashington UW

University of Washington Law school is a law school located in Seattle, Washington. The school was ranked 49 in 2022 by USNWR. Annual enrollment for University of Washington Law school is approximately 172.

Admissions website: https://www.law.uw.edu/admissions

Admissions email: lawadm@uw.edu

Admissions phone: (206) 543-4078

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University of Washington Law school Key Statistics

Previous year ABA 509 data
Percentiles 25 50 75
LSAT 160 164 167
GPA 3.52 3.67 3.79
Miscellaneous Count Percentile
# Applications 3054 78
# Admissions offers 781 -
Class size 172 45
% Accepted 25.6% 81
% Yield 21.3% 10

During the 2022 application cycle, 3,054 people applied and 781 were offered admission.

University of Washington has a 1L class size of 172, and yield of 21.25%. 166 out of 781 applicants who were offered admission accepted, meaning that 21.25% of the people who were offered admission ended up attending the school.

The 1L class at University of Washington has a median LSAT of 164. The 25th percentile LSAT is 160 and the 75th percentile LSAT is 167.

The median GPA is 3.67. The 25th percentile GPA is 3.52 and the 75th percentile GPA is 3.79.

University of Washington Law school LSAT & GPA graph for 2021-2022

LSD has stats for 439 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 Washington Law school cost per year?

59th percentile
In-state tuition
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Grads with debt
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Average debt
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Salary, 25th %
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PI Salary
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Employment rate
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Bar pass rate
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Cost of attending University of Washington Law school

In 2022, tuition was $51,534 and the annual cost of attending was $74,949 (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 Washington Law school employment outcomes

JD graduates from University of Washington make $115,000 (median) upon graduation if they work in the private sector. If they go into the private sector, a grad can expect to make $68,713.

58.3% of law graduates from University of Washington go directly to work for law firms, while 11.5% clerk for a judge. 11.5% of graduates go into public interest.

97.1% of University of Washington graduates pass the bar on their first try.

Some interesting facts about University of Washington Law school

Washington University School of Law is one of the top law schools in the United States and offers students an outstanding legal education in an intellectually challenging and collegial environment. WashULaw has created flexible graduate law programs (LLM and Master of Legal Studies) to help international lawyers, US-trained lawyers, and other professionals take the next step in their careers. Students are able to customize a curriculum that meets their specific goals. As part of a world-renowned teaching and research university, WashULaw is an integral part of the campus and university life, and graduate students are encouraged to participate fully in the academic life of the law school and the university.

WashULaw professors are recognized for excellent teaching and scholarship and are highly accessible to our students. LLM students have the opportunity to enroll in upper-class courses and study with leaders in their field to develop new skills and refine legal specialties. WashULaw offers residential programs on campus in St. Louis, Missouri, or students may study from anywhere in the world with our online programs (@WashULaw).

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