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University of Richmond School of Law

Admissions Profile

Admission rate %:
53%
Number students applying:
456
Number students accepted:
241
First-year attrition rate:
5%

LSAT Scores 2014

75th percentile:
163
Median:
160
25th percentile:
155

GPA 2014

75th percentile:
3.61
Median:
3.5
25th percentile:
3.21

Financial Profile

Tuition and Fees Full-time Part-time
Resident $39,200 0
Non-resident $39,200 0
Living Expenses Full-time
On Campus $16,510
Off Campus $16,240                 

Education Life Profile

School Population

Total number students enrolled:
458
Number students enrolled full-time:
455
Number students enrolled part-time:
3
Number of first-year students:
133

Gender Diversity

% Women faculty:
48%
% Women students:
47%

Ethnic / Racial / Global Diversity

% Minority faculty:
10%
% Minority students:
12%
% International students:
2%

Academic Profile

Student Opportunities

Number of law journals:
4
Names of law journals:
University of Richmond Law Review, Richmond Journal of Law and Technology, Richmond Journal of Law and the Public Interest, Richmond Journal of Global Law and Business
% of students involved in law journals:
51%
Number of faculty-supervised clinical courses:
Names of faculty-supervised clinical courses:
% of students in faculty-supervised clinical courses:
16%
% of students in field placements:
26%
% of students in simulation courses:
82%

Curriculum Strengths

Corporate/M&A/Transactions,
Family Law,
Environmental Law,
Criminal Justice,
Media-Entertainment/Intellectual Property

Graduate Employment Profile

National Employment Rate Percent Number of
Graduates
National Employment Rate 2014 58% 87
National Employment Rate 2013 58% 82
State Employment Rate 2014 State Percent Number of
Graduates
State 1st Largest Employer VA 77% 106
State 2nd Largest Employer DC 5% 7
State 3rd Largest Employer MD 2% 3
State Employment Rate 2013 State Percent Number of
Graduates
State 1st Largest Employer VA 78% 92
State 2nd Largest Employer DC 7.6% 9
State 3rd Largest Employer NY 3.4% 4

Employment by Job Categories

Law Firm Solo
1.7%
Law Firm 2-10
24.6%
Law Firm 11-25
4.2%
Law Firm 26-50
1.7%
Law Firm 51-100
4.2%
Law Firm 101-250
0.8%
Law Firm 251-500
0.8%
Law Firm 501+
3.4%
Law Firm Unknown Size
0
Business & Industry
16.9%
Government
7.6%
Public Interest / Service
5.1%
Clerkships Federal
3.4%
Clerkships State / Local
14.4%
Education / Academia
0
Other
0

First-Time Bar Pass Rates

Bar Exam Eligibility:
Most Current
Reported Data
State Average
School %
Average
State %
State 1 VA 79% 77%
State 2 NY 100% 85%
State 3 FL 100% 78%
One Year Prior
Reported Data
State Average
School %
Average
State %
State 1 VA 83% 78%
State 2
State 3
Two Years Prior State Average
School %
Average
State %
State 1 VA 84% 80%
State 2
State 3

Type of School

Accreditation Status:
ABA Accredited
Public / Private:
Private
Part-time:
No
Affiliation:
Feeder School 1:
Feeder School 2:
Feeder School 3:

Student Bar Association

Contact Phone:

Link to Lawdragon Survey

Link to Survey:

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School Information

28 Westhampton Way
Richmond, VA 23173
Region:
Midsouth
Main Phone:
804-289-8000
Admissions Phone:
804-289-8189
School Website:

Administration

Dean of School:
Wendy
Collins
Perdue
Undergraduate:
BA
School:
Wellesley College
Law Degree:
JD
School:
Duke University
Graduate Degree:
School:
Director of Admissions:
Michelle
Rahman
Undergraduate:
School:
Law Degree:
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Graduate Degree:
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Reputation Profile

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