Wisconsin Law School

Rank 40 (USNWR 2023)
Median LSAT
Median GPA
Acceptance rate

Also known as

  • Wisconsin Law School
  • University of Wisconsin
  • UWisconsin UW Madison

Wisconsin Law School is a law school located in Madison, Wisconsin. The school was ranked 40 in 2023 by USNWR. Annual enrollment for Wisconsin Law School is approximately 242.

Admissions website: https://law.wisc.edu/prospective/

Admissions email: admissions@law.wisc.edu

Admissions phone: 608-262-5914

Can I get into Wisconsin Law School with aGPA andLSAT?

Wisconsin Law School Key Statistics

Previous year ABA 509 data
Percentiles 25 50 75
LSAT 157 165 167
GPA 3.41 3.73 3.85
Miscellaneous Count Percentile
# Applications 2041 65
# Admissions offers 718 -
Class size 242 81
% Accepted 35.2% 63
% Yield 33.7% 65

During the 2023 application cycle, 2,041 people applied and 718 were offered admission.

University of Wisconsin has a 1L class size of 242, and yield of 33.70%. 242 out of 718 applicants who were offered admission accepted, meaning that 33.70% of the people who were offered admission ended up attending the school.

The 1L class at University of Wisconsin has a median LSAT of 165. The 25th percentile LSAT is 157 and the 75th percentile LSAT is 167.

The median GPA is 3.73. The 25th percentile GPA is 3.41 and the 75th percentile GPA is 3.85.

Wisconsin Law School LSAT & GPA graph for 2022-2023

LSD has stats for 260 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.

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

How much does Wisconsin Law School cost per year?

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Cost of attending Wisconsin Law School

In 2023, tuition was $51,854 and the annual cost of attending was $75,314 (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.

Wisconsin Law School employment outcomes

90.0% of University of Wisconsin graduates pass the bar on their first try.

Some interesting facts about Wisconsin Law School

The UW Law School is a nationally acclaimed, intellectually exciting law school that attracts students nationally and internationally. These students represent a richly diverse community in terms of backgrounds, ages, interests, and life experiences, encouraging a robust exchange of ideas.

Top applicants are drawn to the Law School because of its tradition of excellence, its beautiful setting in the heart of one of the world’s leading research universities, and its “law-in-action” philosophy, a hallmark approach with deep roots in the Law School’s scholarship and teaching.

UW Law School is located in Madison, an affordable city conveniently situated in the middle of a triangle formed by Chicago, Minneapolis, and Milwaukee. As the state capital, Madison is home to many courts and state and federal government agencies, all within walking distance of the Law School.

An Engaged and Diverse Community

A major indicator of the strength of any law school is its student body. The fall 2017 entering class of 151 students represents 22 states and 78 undergraduate institutions. Of these students, 35 percent come from outside of Wisconsin, 42 percent are women, and 20 percent are students of color. UW Law School’s admission policies create a vigorous, socially aware, and academically able student body. There is a special feeling of community in the school and an informal, supportive atmosphere, reflecting a strong commitment by faculty and administrators to student learning, morale, and well-being.

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Looks like some people got A's today around 4PM CST. Congrats all!
Is in review different than complete?
and congrats to everyone. big news
Congrats friends! I truthfully was ready to make decisions without hearing from them so I’m curious what my scholarship offer will be!
@theolecollegetry: Yes, atleast in my experience. At some point your app should change from complete to in review. Took about 2 weeks for me
oh yea that took like 10 days for me. I went in review in Jan. must have just missed this wave
Congrats to everyone else that was in the A wave today!!!
Did any of y’all go to ASW?
Nope because they are taking their sweet time with my application
too late to apply?
i went to ASW yeah @wiscobadger
any word recently?
anyone else still in review?
I am
have been thinking ab sending them an email
when did you go UR?
Anyone know why Wisco has been relatively silent for so long?
are there any discords/other chats with a good amount of people in it? got housing queestions
waitlisted lol
oh well
also still UR
Seeing some decisions trickle in here, love to see it.
has anyone elses app been "complete" forever? it's been three weeks and my app still isn't under review...
I've been UR since 10/02
^ same
Waitlisted today lol
is there a wave coming today?
plz yall I am desperate
I haven't even gotten a status checker from them yet, I did all the extra stuff they asked after but haven't gotten an update since, is that out of the ordinary?
i got a status checker from them the day after I sent in my ap
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