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Western New England School of Law

Admissions Profile

Admission rate %:
82%
Number students applying:
621
Number students accepted:
510
First-year attrition rate:
17%

LSAT Scores 2014

75th percentile:
152
Median:
146
25th percentile:
143

GPA 2014

75th percentile:
3.42
Median:
3.13
25th percentile:
2.89

Financial Profile

Tuition and Fees Full-time Part-time
Resident $40,954 $30,298
Non-resident $40,954 $30,298
Living Expenses Full-time
On Campus $17,310
Off Campus $21,484                 

Education Life Profile

School Population

Total number students enrolled:
340
Number students enrolled full-time:
239
Number students enrolled part-time:
101
Number of first-year students:
120

Gender Diversity

% Women faculty:
40%
% Women students:
55%

Ethnic / Racial / Global Diversity

% Minority faculty:
10%
% Minority students:
25%
% International students:
3%

Academic Profile

Student Opportunities

Number of law journals:
1
Names of law journals:
Western New England Law Review
% of students involved in law journals:
14%
Number of faculty-supervised clinical courses:
Names of faculty-supervised clinical courses:
% of students in faculty-supervised clinical courses:
30%
% of students in field placements:
31%
% of students in simulation courses:
76%

Curriculum Strengths

Commercial/Small Business,
Real Estate,
Public Interest Law,
Criminal Justice

Graduate Employment Profile

National Employment Rate Percent Number of
Graduates
National Employment Rate 2014 38% 37
National Employment Rate 2013 37% 49
State Employment Rate 2014 State Percent Number of
Graduates
State 1st Largest Employer MA 44% 32
State 2nd Largest Employer CT 33% 24
State 3rd Largest Employer NY 12% 9
State Employment Rate 2013 State Percent Number of
Graduates
State 1st Largest Employer CT 37% 38
State 2nd Largest Employer MA 35.6% 37
State 3rd Largest Employer NY 14.4% 15

Employment by Job Categories

Law Firm Solo
4.8%
Law Firm 2-10
20.2%
Law Firm 11-25
1%
Law Firm 26-50
0
Law Firm 51-100
2.9%
Law Firm 101-250
0
Law Firm 251-500
0
Law Firm 501+
0
Law Firm Unknown Size
0
Business & Industry
16.3%
Government
12.5%
Public Interest / Service
3.8%
Clerkships Federal
1%
Clerkships State / Local
12.5%
Education / Academia
0
Other
0

First-Time Bar Pass Rates

Bar Exam Eligibility:
Most Current
Reported Data
State Average
School %
Average
State %
State 1 CT 68% 83%
State 2 MA 62% 88%
State 3 NY 58% 85%
One Year Prior
Reported Data
State Average
School %
Average
State %
State 1 CT 75% 85%
State 2 MA 78% 85%
State 3
Two Years Prior State Average
School %
Average
State %
State 1 MA 73% 88%
State 2 CT 77% 85%
State 3 NY 61% 86%

Type of School

Accreditation Status:
ABA Accredited
Public / Private:
Private
Part-time:
Yes
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

1215 Wilbraham Road
Springfield, MA 01119
Region:
New England
Main Phone:
Admissions Phone:
800-782-6665
School Website:

Administration

Dean of School:
Eric
J
Gouvin
Undergraduate:
BA
School:
Cornell University
Law Degree:
JD
School:
Boston University
Graduate Degree:
School:
Director of Admissions:
Karen
M
Romano
Undergraduate:
BA
School:
Assumption College
Law Degree:
JD
School:
Western New England University
Graduate Degree:
School:

Reputation Profile

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