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Ave Maria University

Rank 161 (USNWR 2024)

Applicants for the class of 2028 , matriculating 2025

4 applicants for the 2024 - 2025  cycle
0 / 1  , 0 rejected, 0 waitlisted, 0 withdrawn
25th, 50th, 75th refer to percentiles from last year's admitted class
25th, 50th, 75th refer to percentiles from last year's admitted class
25th, 50th, 75th refer to percentiles from last year's admitted class
25th, 50th, 75th refer to percentiles from last year's admitted class
25th, 50th, 75th refer to percentiles from last year's admitted class
25th, 50th, 75th refer to percentiles from last year's admitted class
25th, 50th, 75th refer to percentiles from last year's admitted class
25th, 50th, 75th refer to percentiles from last year's admitted class
Previous year ABA 509 data
Percentiles 25 50 75
LSAT 150 152 155
GPA 2.98 3.35 3.64
Miscellaneous Count Percentile
# Applications 770 23
# Admissions offers 348 -
Class size 99 9
% Accepted 45.2% 45
% Yield 28.7% 48
LSData Percentiles 25 50 75
LSAT 152 156 160
GPA 3.06 3.1 3.2
LSData Averages Rejected All Accepted
LSAT - 156 163
GPA - 3.16 2.94
Softs - Tier 3.67 Tier 4.0
Scholarship - - $44,000
Miscellaneous
Days from sent to decision 62
Days from UR to decision -
Interview invite rate -
Interview conversion rate -
URM LSAT differential -
URM GPA differential -
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School applicants

Name Result Last seen GPA LSAT GRE URM WE Scholarship Sent Received Complete UR UR2 Interview invite Decision
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Name Result Last seen GPA LSAT GRE URM WE $$$$ Sent Received Complete UR UR2 II Decision
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School finances

Ave Maria University
Elle Woods went here, 'nuff said.
$23,231.00
Tuition
34th percentile
$49,378.00
CoA
50th percentile
66.20%
Bar pass rate
43rd percentile

*The following data belongs to previous years.

$75,000.00
Salary, 25th %
62nd percentile
$75,000.00
Salary
27th percentile
$60,000.00
PI Salary
38th percentile
%
Employment rate
%
Grads with debt
85th percentile
$115,853.00
Average debt
73rd percentile

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[IMPORTANT] These estimates are for high level planning only. Things like summer jobs, when you spend your savings, and other financial decisions will impact exactly how much you pay.

Calculations assume a 10-year fixed rate loan.

Ave Maria School Of Law Breakdown

In-school

Total cost of attendance$315,000
$105,000 x 3
Total scholarships$75,000
$25,000 x 3
Savings$10,000
Debt after three years$230,000
Assuming 10-year fixed rate loan
Total repaid@5.0%$11,500
Interest paid$11,500

After graduation

Annual breakdown
Post-grad income$180,000
Income taxes$60,000
Living expenses$60,000
Loan repayment$2,000
Annual discretionary income$60,000

Monthly breakdown
Post-grad income$180,000
Income taxes$60,000
Living expenses$60,000
Loan repayment$2,000
Monthly discretionary income$60,000

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Data is sourced from ABA 509 disclosures and USNWR.

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My status just changed today to "pending decision". At the top it says: "This is to notify you that your application has been reviewed by all assigned reviewers and is ready for a decision."
same
@adorablewarning: it's saying that for quiet some time
Ugh my status still hasn't changed. It's driving me nuts.
@adorablewarning: pending decision all the time
Has anyone received an update? My status just changed to "Review in Progress" - "This is to notify you that your file has been sent to the Admissions Committee for review."
I'm assuming my app went back to the admissions committe to review again?
Hey guys anyone accepted yet?
I applied late with a low LSAT
Dandman781
21:40
same!
Accepted with a 35k scholarship conditional on be above the median gpa
@VictoriousInquisitiveCockroach: Youre not going to like it but wait a year and retake the LSAT. Tier 4 Schools simply are not worth the full price, youre going to have six figures of debt with a 5 figure job
My lsat diagnostic was a 150, i did not study for that long and got a 160 on the lsat, its very easy to improve by 5-10 points withing 4 months
Also i scored 3 points higher than a guy who got a full ride here. His major was sports management what a joke. a 2.5 stem degree is worth a 4.0 bullshit degree.
DepressedPainstakingWyrm
16:49
@FlutteringSqueamishPuffin: I got accepted with the same conditional scholarship....any insight on how often people lose that conditional $? What is the median, and how hard is it to hold onto? I worry it is designed to lose....
DepressedPainstakingWyrm
16:50
I have heard that conditional scholarships are risky..but if it's attainable, I would like to consider it! Anyone have thoughts or experience here with the conditional $?
I would be cautioned to go to any school that has a condition. Look up their 509 report and other documents showing how many people lose scholarships. I am not saying law schools do this on purpose but it is very convienient when people just barely get below the GPA and are now paying full price to the school
@VictoriousInquisitiveCockroach: I got in!
how long did it take you to get a response
I applied in November and heard back some time around the second week of july
January* wow im tired
omg you scared me for a sec there but that's good
StripedBumpyBeagle
10:20
Do people actually go here?
@StripedBumpyBeagle: yes why
lol striped dont be an elitest. People who get good scholarships should explore all options
did anybody register for the campus event?
I am going to the leap into law event this Thursday
have you received the reading material yet?
StripedBumpyBeagle
17:07
@FlutteringSqueamishPuffin: I am not being elitist as I am applying to similar ranked schools. I was just curious because I have barely been able to find anyone who went
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