Vermont Law School

Rank 142 (USNWR 2022)
Median LSAT
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Also known as

  • Vermont Law School

Vermont Law School is a law school located in South Royalton, Vermont. The school was ranked 142 in 2022 by USNWR. Annual enrollment for Vermont Law School is approximately 174.

Admissions website: https://www.vermontlaw.edu/admissions

Admissions email: admiss@vermontlaw.edu

Admissions phone: 802-831-1239

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Vermont Law School Key Statistics

Previous year ABA 509 data
Percentiles 25 50 75
LSAT 150 154 159
GPA 3.08 3.4 3.65
Miscellaneous Count Percentile
# Applications 1001 31
# Admissions offers 659 -
Class size 174 47
% Accepted 65.8% 3
% Yield 26.4% 28

During the 2022 application cycle, 1,001 people applied and 659 were offered admission.

Vermont Law School has a 1L class size of 174, and yield of 26.40%. 174 out of 659 applicants who were offered admission accepted, meaning that 26.40% of the people who were offered admission ended up attending the school.

The 1L class at Vermont Law School has a median LSAT of 154. The 25th percentile LSAT is 150 and the 75th percentile LSAT is 159.

The median GPA is 3.4. The 25th percentile GPA is 3.08 and the 75th percentile GPA is 3.65.

Vermont Law School LSAT & GPA graph for 2021-2022

LSD has stats for 40 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 Vermont Law School cost per year?

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Cost of attending Vermont Law School

In 2022, tuition was $50,735 and the annual cost of attending was $70,707 (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.

Vermont Law School employment outcomes

JD graduates from Vermont Law School make $70,000 (median) upon graduation if they work in the private sector. If they go into the private sector, a grad can expect to make $51,637.

25.0% of law graduates from Vermont Law School go directly to work for law firms, while 27.9% clerk for a judge. 12.5% of graduates go into public interest.

67.0% of Vermont Law School graduates pass the bar on their first try.

Some interesting facts about Vermont Law School

Vermont Law School (VLS) is a private, independent, law and graduate institution. VLS operates from the belief that lawyers and legal scholars should advocate for the common good and help protect the natural world. The Juris Doctor (JD) program emphasizes public service, and the master’s and LLM programs allow you to focus on a variety of environmental and criminal justice reform issues. The school’s legal scholars, practitioners, and staff prepare students to impact fields affecting the public interest, public policy, and social justice. Graduates work in a variety of fields, including nonprofit organizations, private firms, government agencies, corporations, and educational institutions.

As an international leader in environmental law, VLS is active in broadening the array of social justice, energy policy, and climate crisis issues to be addressed by legal scholarship and legal education. The school features distinctive programs in international law and dual JD/master’s degree programs in business administration, environmental management, environmental policy, philosophy, and other fields.

Vermont Law School works with advocacy organizations, domestic and international governments, and other educational institutions that share its commitment to make a difference in their communities and countries.

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