Washington College of Law

Washington College of Law, the law school of American University, is a Private, 4 years school located in Washington, DC. Total 1,413 students are attending the school and 380 students newly enrolled for academic year 2019-2020. Its average LSAT score from enrolled students is 159 and the average GPA is 3.5. The tuition & fees at Washington College of Law is $57,836 and the acceptance rate is 38.74%.

  • LSAT Average: 159
  • Tuition & Fees: $57,836
  • Acceptance Rate: 38.74%
  • Student Population: 1,413

Acceptance Rate & Admission Statistics

For academic year 2019-2020, total 5,261 students have applied to Washington College of Law. Among them, 2,038 students have accepted to admit and 380 have enrolled into Washington College of LawThe acceptance rate is 38.74% and the yield is 19%. Next table illustrates the admission counts, acceptance rate, and yield at Washington College of Law.
2019-2020 Admission Statistics
Washington College of Law
20192020
Applicants4,4355,261
Admitted2,1542,038
Enrolled459380
Acceptance Rate48.57%38.74%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)21.31%18.65%

LSAT score and GPA in Average

The average LSAT scores submitted by enrolled students is 159 and the average GPA is 3.5 at Washington College of Law. Next table shows the submitted LSAT scores and GPA by 25th/50th/75th percentile and full-time/part-time status and compare each score to last year scores.
2019-2020 LSAT scores distribution
Washington College of Law
20192020
Full-timePart-timeFull-timePart-time
25th percentile155157154156
50th percentile158159159159
75th percentile160161161161
2019-2020 GPA distribution
Washington College of Law
20192020
Full-timePart-timeFull-timePart-time
25th percentile3.092.823.243.17
50th percentile3.453.173.53.42
75th percentile3.593.453.643.53

2020 Tuition & Fees

The 2020 tuition & fees at Washington College of Law is $57,836 for law school students.The average living costs is $17,005 when a student lives on campus (i.e. dormitory or campus owned apartments) and $17,005 when a student lives off campus.
2019-2020 Tuition & Fees
Washington College of Law
20192020
Law School Tuition & Fees$56,724$57,836
Average Tuition & fees (not law school)
Undergraduate$48,459$49,889
Graduate$31,446$31,113
Living Costs
On-Campus Living$17,009$17,005
Off-Campus Living$17,009$17,005

Washington College of Law Student Population

For academic year 2019-2020, total 1,413 students enrolled to Washington College of Law. Among them 1,242 students enrolled in JD (Juris Doctor degree) program and 171 students enrolled in Non-JD program. For Non-JD program students, 33 students enrolled the program through online.
For the first class, 380 students newly joined to Washington College of Law. By gender, there are 130 men and 251 women first-time students at Washington College of Law. By attending status, 321 students enrolled as full-time and 60 students enrolled as part-time status.
2019-2020 Student Population
Washington College of Law
20192020
Total Enrollment1,4671,413
JD Enrollment1,3151,242
Non-JD Enrollment152171
Non-JD Enrollment (Online)2633
2019-2020 First-year Student Population
Washington College of Law
20192020
TotalFull timePart timeTotalFull timePart time
Total45939766 38032160
Men19015935 14410723
Women26923831 25121437

Washington College of Law Bar Exam Pass Rate

For the first time bar exam takers, the bar exam pass rate is 75.45% where 391 students took the exam and 295 students passed the exam. The pass rate is higher than District of Columbia average rate (75.35%).
2019-2020 Bar Exam Pass Rate
Washington College of Law
20192020
Number of Graduates365399
First-Time Bar Exam Takers Total348391
New Graduates277332
Prior Year Graduates7159
Early Takers00
No Exam Takers8054
Exam Passer217295
Exam Pass Rate62.36%75.45%
District of Columbia Pass Rate70.98%75.35%
All data used in our site is from IPEDS (The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System), U.S. Department of Education, academic year 2019-2020