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Wake Forest University School of Law

Admissions Profile

Admission rate %:
53%
Number students applying:
2,028
Number students accepted:
1,071
First-year attrition rate:
2%

LSAT Scores 2014

75th percentile:
164
Median:
161
25th percentile:
157

GPA 2014

75th percentile:
3.77
Median:
3.58
25th percentile:
3.37

Financial Profile

Tuition and Fees Full-time Part-time
Resident $42,526 0
Non-resident 0 0
Living Expenses Full-time
On Campus 0
Off Campus $20,300                 

Education Life Profile

School Population

Total number students enrolled:
501
Number students enrolled full-time:
486
Number students enrolled part-time:
15
Number of first-year students:
178

Gender Diversity

% Women faculty:
41%
% Women students:
47%

Ethnic / Racial / Global Diversity

% Minority faculty:
10%
% Minority students:
21%
% International students:
2%

Academic Profile

Student Opportunities

Number of law journals:
3
Names of law journals:
Wake Forest Law Review, Journal of Business and Intellectual Property Law, Journal of Law and Policy
% of students involved in law journals:
49%
Number of faculty-supervised clinical courses:
Names of faculty-supervised clinical courses:
% of students in faculty-supervised clinical courses:
36%
% of students in field placements:
13%
% of students in simulation courses:
81%

Curriculum Strengths

Commercial/Small Business,
Public Interest Law,
Health Law,
Family Law,
Trial Skills and Litigation

Graduate Employment Profile

National Employment Rate Percent Number of
Graduates
National Employment Rate 2014 71% 133
National Employment Rate 2013 58% 93
State Employment Rate 2014 State Percent Number of
Graduates
State 1st Largest Employer NC 48% 82
State 2nd Largest Employer DC 6% 10
State 3rd Largest Employer MD 5% 8
State Employment Rate 2013 State Percent Number of
Graduates
State 1st Largest Employer NC 48% 59
State 2nd Largest Employer VA 8.1% 10
State 3rd Largest Employer DC 7.3% 9

Employment by Job Categories

Law Firm Solo
2.4%
Law Firm 2-10
15.3%
Law Firm 11-25
8.1%
Law Firm 26-50
4.8%
Law Firm 51-100
4%
Law Firm 101-250
4%
Law Firm 251-500
0.8%
Law Firm 501+
12.1%
Law Firm Unknown Size
0.8%
Business & Industry
4%
Government
14.5%
Public Interest / Service
0.8%
Clerkships Federal
3.2%
Clerkships State / Local
4%
Education / Academia
0.8%
Other
0.8%

First-Time Bar Pass Rates

Bar Exam Eligibility:
Most Current
Reported Data
State Average
School %
Average
State %
State 1 NC 75% 69%
State 2 VA 92% 77%
State 3 NY 82% 85%
One Year Prior
Reported Data
State Average
School %
Average
State %
State 1 NC 89% 79%
State 2 VA 79% 78%
State 3 SC 83% 73%
Two Years Prior State Average
School %
Average
State %
State 1 NC 91% 80%
State 2 NY 95% 85%
State 3 CA 100% 72%

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:
URL (if any):

Link to Lawdragon Survey

Link to Survey:

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School Information

1834 Wake Forest Road
Winston-Salem, NC 27109
Region:
Midsouth
Main Phone:
336-758-5430
Admissions Phone:
336-758-5437
School Website:

Administration

Dean of School:
Suzanne
Reynolds
Undergraduate:
BA
School:
Meredith College
Law Degree:
JD
School:
Wake Forest University
Graduate Degree:
MA
School:
University of North Carolina
Director of Admissions:
Jay
Shively
Undergraduate:
BA
School:
Florida State University
Law Degree:
JD
School:
University of Houston Law Center
Graduate Degree:
School:

Reputation Profile

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