Willamette University College of Law is a law school located in Salem , Oregon. The school was ranked 155 in 2023 by USNWR. Annual enrollment for Willamette University College of Law is approximately 113.
Admissions website: https://willamette.edu/law/admissions/index.html
Admissions email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Admissions phone: 503.370.6282
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During the 2023 application cycle, 750 people applied and 442 were offered admission.
Willamette University has a 1L class size of 113, and yield of 23.76%. 105 out of 442 applicants who were offered admission accepted, meaning that 23.76% of the people who were offered admission ended up attending the school.
The 1L class at Willamette University has a median LSAT of 154. The 25th percentile LSAT is 151 and the 75th percentile LSAT is 156.
The median GPA is 3.25. The 25th percentile GPA is 3.02 and the 75th percentile GPA is 3.67.
LSD has stats for 53 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.
Click on a data point to see that user's profile.
In 2023, tuition was $49,080 and the annual cost of attending was $67,296 (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 Willamette University make $75,500 (median) upon graduation if they work in the private sector. If they go into the public sector, a grad can expect to make $70,000.
64.6% of law graduates from Willamette University go directly to work for law firms, while 8.5% clerk for a judge. 12.2% of graduates go into public interest.
68.5% of Willamette University graduates pass the bar on their first try.
Willamette University College of Law was the first law school to open in the Pacific Northwest. Building on deep historic roots, we focus with pride on educating the next generation of problem-solving lawyers and leaders. Our location in Salem, Oregon, directly across the street from the Oregon State Capitol and Supreme Court, cannot be matched in the region. Our thought-leading scholars advance and promote our shared responsibility to make a difference in society, placing justice, fairness, and equality at the heart of everything we do.
The College of Law produces the best problem solvers, community leaders, legal dealmakers, and changemakers in the most innovative region of the country. We have had several years of remarkable growth in academic achievement as our bar passage rates and employment outcomes reflect. We also consistently have one of the highest graduate employment rates among Oregon law schools, and are among the best on the entire West Coast.
We are a dynamic force within our university’s vision of an “Only at Willamette” education and have worked to develop one of the most forward-thinking and creative legal education programs in the country. Our student-centric approach manifests in the robust experiential learning opportunities we provide alongside curricular strengths in public service, business law, advocacy, international law, and health law.