Widener Law School

Rank 178 (USNWR 2024)
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Also known as

  • Widener Law School
  • Widener University—Delaware

Widener Law School is a law school located in Wilmington, Delaware. The school was ranked 178 in 2024 by USNWR. Annual enrollment for Widener Law School is approximately 234.

Admissions website: https://delawarelaw.widener.edu/prospective-students

Admissions email: delawarelaw@widener.edu

Admissions phone: 302.477.2703

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Widener Law School Key Statistics

Previous year ABA 509 data
Percentiles 25 50 75
LSAT 148 150 152
GPA 2.94 3.26 3.5
Miscellaneous Count Percentile
# Applications 1055 36
# Admissions offers 693 -
Class size 234 78
% Accepted 65.7% 7
% Yield 33.6% 64

During the 2024 application cycle, 1,055 people applied and 693 were offered admission.

Widener University—Delaware has a 1L class size of 234, and yield of 33.62%. 233 out of 693 applicants who were offered admission accepted, meaning that 33.62% of the people who were offered admission ended up attending the school.

The 1L class at Widener University—Delaware has a median LSAT of 150. The 25th percentile LSAT is 148 and the 75th percentile LSAT is 153.

The median GPA is 3.26. The 25th percentile GPA is 2.93 and the 75th percentile GPA is 3.58.

Widener Law School LSAT & GPA graph for 2022-2023

LSD has stats for 49 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.

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25th, 50th, 75th refer to percentiles from last year's admitted class

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Cost of attending Widener Law School

In 2024, tuition was $0 and the annual cost of attending was $23,341 (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.

Widener Law School employment outcomes

JD graduates from Widener University—Delaware make $75,000 (median) upon graduation if they work in the private sector. If they go into the public sector, a grad can expect to make $52,000.

49.7% of law graduates from Widener University—Delaware go directly to work for law firms, while 23.9% clerk for a judge. 6.3% of graduates go into public interest.

54.9% of Widener University—Delaware graduates pass the bar on their first try.

Some interesting facts about Widener Law School

Widener University Delaware Law School is unique among American law schools. The only law school in Delaware, the nation’s corporate and business capital, Delaware Law School offers flexible schedules in day and evening divisions and extensive opportunities to gain practical experience in clinics, externships, and pro bono placements in Pennsylvania, Delaware, New Jersey, and throughout the region.

The rich curriculum is taught by a faculty committed to personal attention, and all students have abundant opportunities to gain feedback on written and oral work. The full-time faculty is supplemented by a distinguished group of adjuncts, which includes federal bankruptcy judges and numerous state court judges, as well as practicing attorneys from Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware.

The school is a member of the AALS and is accredited by the ABA.

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