WVU College of Law is a law school located in Morgantown, West Virginia. The school was ranked 118 in 2022 by USNWR. Annual enrollment for WVU College of Law is approximately 117.
Admissions website: https://admissions.law.wvu.edu/
Admissions email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Admissions phone: 304-293-5301
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During the 2022 application cycle, 519 people applied and 307 were offered admission.
West Virginia University has a 1L class size of 117, and yield of 37.79%. 116 out of 307 applicants who were offered admission accepted, meaning that 37.79% of the people who were offered admission ended up attending the school.
The 1L class at West Virginia University has a median LSAT of 154. The 25th percentile LSAT is 152 and the 75th percentile LSAT is 157.
The median GPA is 3.56. The 25th percentile GPA is 3.29 and the 75th percentile GPA is 3.88.
LSD has stats for 29 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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In 2022, tuition was $41,058 and the annual cost of attending was $56,428 (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.
JD graduates from West Virginia University 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 $57,089.
54.7% of law graduates from West Virginia University go directly to work for law firms, while 15.1% clerk for a judge. 12.8% of graduates go into public interest.
82.2% of West Virginia University graduates pass the bar on their first try.
The West Virginia University College of Law, established in 1878, is the oldest professional school at West Virginia University. With a focus on justice, ethics, and professionalism, WVU Law offers premier law degree and dual-degree programs, and practice-ready experiences through law clinics and externships, guided by professors who are accomplished attorneys and distinguished legal scholars.
Our vibrant culture of excellence fosters diversity and respect, ensuring a balanced and supportive academic community within one of the nation’s leading public research universities. WVU Law prepares top lawyers and dedicated leaders for careers that span public service, private practice, government, and business.
Located in Morgantown, the College of Law is approximately 75 miles south of Pittsburgh; 200 miles from Baltimore, Cleveland, and Washington, DC; and 300 miles from Cincinnati and Philadelphia.
WVU Law has been a member of the AALS since 1914 and was fully approved by the ABA in 1923. The college has had a chapter of the Order of the Coif since 1925.