content-single-school.php

Widener University School of Law, Pennsylvania

Admissions Profile

Admission rate %:
69%
Number students applying:
582
Number students accepted:
381
First-year attrition rate:
32%

LSAT Scores 2014

75th percentile:
151
Median:
148
25th percentile:
145

GPA 2014

75th percentile:
3.31
Median:
3.05
25th percentile:
2.75

Financial Profile

$32,500,000
Tuition and Fees Full-time Part-time
Resident $40,730 $28,544
Non-resident $40,730 $28,544
Living Expenses Full-time
On Campus 0
Off Campus $20,539                 

Education Life Profile

School Population

Total number students enrolled:
245
Number students enrolled full-time:
174
Number students enrolled part-time:
71
Number of first-year students:
95

Gender Diversity

% Women faculty:
44%
% Women students:
45%

Ethnic / Racial / Global Diversity

% Minority faculty:
8%
% Minority students:
17%
% International students:
1%

Academic Profile

Student Opportunities

Number of law journals:
2
Names of law journals:
Widener Law Journal; Widener Journal of Law, Economics and Race
% of students involved in law journals:
30%
Number of faculty-supervised clinical courses:
2
Names of faculty-supervised clinical courses:
Harrisburg Civil Law Clinic, Natural Resources and Environmental Clinic
% of students in faculty-supervised clinical courses:
18%
% of students in field placements:
13%
% of students in simulation courses:
59%

Curriculum Strengths

Environmental Law,
Constitutional Law,
Legislation,
Business/Corporate Law,
Trial Skills & Litigation

Graduate Employment Profile

National Employment Rate Percent Number of
Graduates
National Employment Rate 2014 54% 61
National Employment Rate 2013 55% 66
State Employment Rate 2014 State Percent Number of
Graduates
State 1st Largest Employer PA 74% 73
State 2nd Largest Employer NJ 7% 7
State 3rd Largest Employer MD 6% 6
State Employment Rate 2013 State Percent Number of
Graduates
State 1st Largest Employer PA 74% 73
State 2nd Largest Employer MD 8.2% 8
State 3rd Largest Employer NJ 7.1% 7

Employment by Job Categories

Law Firm Solo
3.1%
Law Firm 2-10
30.6%
Law Firm 11-25
2%
Law Firm 26-50
0
Law Firm 51-100
1%
Law Firm 101-250
2%
Law Firm 251-500
1%
Law Firm 501+
0
Law Firm Unknown Size
2%
Business & Industry
11.2%
Government
24.5%
Public Interest / Service
0
Clerkships Federal
1%
Clerkships State / Local
12.2%
Education / Academia
0
Other
0

First-Time Bar Pass Rates

Bar Exam Eligibility:
Most Current
Reported Data
State Average
School %
Average
State %
State 1 PA 82% 81%
State 2 MD 100% 81%
State 3
One Year Prior
Reported Data
State Average
School %
Average
State %
State 1 PA 80% 82%
State 2
State 3
Two Years Prior State Average
School %
Average
State %
State 1 PA 82% 85%
State 2
State 3

Type of School

Accreditation Status:
ABA Accredited
Public / Private:
Private
Part-time:
Yes
Affiliation:
Feeder School 1:
Pennsylvania State University
Feeder School 2:
University of Pittsburgh
Feeder School 3:
Rutgers University

Student Bar Association

Contact Phone:
717-541-3936

Link to Lawdragon Survey

Link to Survey:

Message From the School

This Space Reserved
Learn how your law school can customize
this space to speak to thousands of potential
students each and every week.

For more information,
please contact Katrina Dewey:
Katrina@lawdragon.com

School Information

3800 Vartan Way
Harrisburg, PA 17106
Region:
Northeast
Main Phone:
717-541-3903
Admissions Phone:
717-541-3903
School Website:

Administration

Dean of School:
Robyn
L.
Meadows
Undergraduate:
BA
School:
Michigan State University
Law Degree:
JD
School:
University of Louisville
Graduate Degree:
LLM
School:
Temple University
Director of Admissions:
Eric
M
Kniskern
Undergraduate:
BA
School:
Moravian College
Law Degree:
JD
School:
Widener Law
Graduate Degree:
School:

Reputation Profile

Notable Alumni

Showing page
Tooltip place holder
Tooltip place holder
This entry was posted in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink.
content-single-school.php