Law School Overview
U.S. News Rankings
|Ranking score and category|
#9 in Clinical Training
#9 in Trial Advocacy
Law School Overview
The School of Law at Washington University in St. Louis has an application deadline of March 1. The full-time program application fee at the School of Law at Washington University in St. Louis is $70. Its tuition is full-time: $47,490 per year. The student-faculty ratio is 10.4:1. The School of Law at Washington University in St. Louis has 147 full- and part-time faculty on staff.
At the Washington University in St. Louis School of Law, J.D. students can begin to tailor their education to their interest as early as their second year of school. J.D. students can also choose from eight joint degree programs including a J.D./East Asian Studies program and a J.D./M.B.A. The WUSTL School of Law also has a unique Transnational Law Program, a combined degree offering for students to earn a J.D. and LL.M. abroad in four years.
The law school, located just 15 minutes from downtown St. Louis, is run out of Anheuser-Busch Hall and is home to several legal centers and institutes including the Whitney R. Harris World Law Institute and the Center on Law, Innovation & Economic Growth. There are also more than 15 programs and clinics for students to get hands-on legal experience, including the American Indian Law Summer Program and the Government Lawyering Externship.
Students can get involved in periodic lawyering skills competitions and more than 40 student organizations. The school also presents several speakers series throughout the year, including the Law & Culture Speaker Series and the Public Interest Law & Policy Speakers Series. For additional global opportunities, WUSTL Law students can check out the school’s Public Interest Law and Conflict Resolution initiatives in Africa and Asia.
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|Law school designation||National|
|Application deadline||March 1|
|Full-time program application fee||$70|
|Part-time program application fee||N/A|
|Admissions Phone||(314) 935-4525|
|Full- and part-time faculty||147|
|Gender distribution (full-time)|
|J.D. candidates graduating in 2011-2012||296|
|Tuition and fees|
Full-time: $47,490 per year
|Room and board||$13,000|
|Employed at graduation 2||52.7%|
|Median private sector starting salary||$105,000|
|Median public service starting salary||$58,000|
|Total volumes and volume equivalents||714,226|
* Law School Overview details based on 2012 data