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University of Nevada, Las Vegas William S. Boyd School of Law

Admissions Profile

Admission rate %:
35%
Number students applying:
754
Number students accepted:
267
First-year attrition rate:
5%

LSAT Scores 2014

75th percentile:
160
Median:
158
25th percentile:
154

GPA 2014

75th percentile:
3.62
Median:
3.43
25th percentile:
3.06

Financial Profile

Tuition and Fees Full-time Part-time
Resident $24,749 $18,713
Non-resident $35,749 $26,945
Living Expenses Full-time
On Campus $15,421
Off Campus $20,776                 

Education Life Profile

School Population

Total number students enrolled:
394
Number students enrolled full-time:
288
Number students enrolled part-time:
106
Number of first-year students:
112

Gender Diversity

% Women faculty:
53%
% Women students:
45%

Ethnic / Racial / Global Diversity

% Minority faculty:
12%
% Minority students:
33%
% International students:
1%

Academic Profile

Student Opportunities

Number of law journals:
2
Names of law journals:
Nevada Law Journal, UNLV Gaming Law Journal
% of students involved in law journals:
54%
Number of faculty-supervised clinical courses:
Names of faculty-supervised clinical courses:
% of students in faculty-supervised clinical courses:
24%
% of students in field placements:
46%
% of students in simulation courses:
93%

Curriculum Strengths

Corporate/M&A/Transactions,
Public Interest Law,
Criminal Justice,
Family Law,
Dispute Resolution

Graduate Employment Profile

National Employment Rate Percent Number of
Graduates
National Employment Rate 2014 67% 93
National Employment Rate 2013 64% 84
State Employment Rate 2014 State Percent Number of
Graduates
State 1st Largest Employer NV 87% 103
State 2nd Largest Employer UT 3% 4
State 3rd Largest Employer CA 3% 3
State Employment Rate 2013 State Percent Number of
Graduates
State 1st Largest Employer NV 85% 94
State 2nd Largest Employer CA 5.4% 6
State 3rd Largest Employer UT 5.4% 6

Employment by Job Categories

Law Firm Solo
1.8%
Law Firm 2-10
25.2%
Law Firm 11-25
6.3%
Law Firm 26-50
5.4%
Law Firm 51-100
4.5%
Law Firm 101-250
0.9%
Law Firm 251-500
0.9%
Law Firm 501+
1.8%
Law Firm Unknown Size
0
Business & Industry
10.8%
Government
9%
Public Interest / Service
1.8%
Clerkships Federal
1.8%
Clerkships State / Local
20.7%
Education / Academia
0
Other
0

First-Time Bar Pass Rates

Bar Exam Eligibility:
Most Current
Reported Data
State Average
School %
Average
State %
State 1 NV 75% 74%
State 2
State 3
One Year Prior
Reported Data
State Average
School %
Average
State %
State 1 NV 79% 74%
State 2
State 3
Two Years Prior State Average
School %
Average
State %
State 1 NV 83% 76%
State 2
State 3

Type of School

Accreditation Status:
ABA Accredited
Public / Private:
Public
Part-time:
Yes
Affiliation:
Feeder School 1:
Feeder School 2:
Feeder School 3:

Student Bar Association

Contact Phone:
URL (if any):

Link to Lawdragon Survey

Link to Survey:

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School Information

4505 Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, NV 89154
Region:
Mountain
Main Phone:
Admissions Phone:
702-895-2440
School Website:

Administration

Dean of School:
Daniel
W
Hamilton
Undergraduate:
BA
School:
Oberlin College
Law Degree:
JD
School:
George Washington University
Graduate Degree:
PhD
School:
Harvard University
Director of Admissions:
Eric
Eden
Undergraduate:
BA
School:
University of Arizona
Law Degree:
JD
School:
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
Graduate Degree:
MA
School:
University of Arizona

Reputation Profile

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