University of Denver (Sturm)
2255 E. Evans Avenue
#56 in Highest Tuition
Denver Law ranks #56 in terms of highest tuition among full-time law students ($50,942). We rank from a total of 283 tuition rates from 194 law schools, ranking twice those law schools that have different in-state and out-of-state tuition rates.
#64 in Median LSAT
Denver Law is tied for #64 in terms of the median LSAT score (158) among those applicants granted admission who enrolled as full-time students. The LSAT measures reading comprehension, analytical reasoning, and logical reasoning.
#68 in Employment Rate at 10 Months
#80 in Employment Rate at GraduationDenver Law ranks #68 in terms of graduates employed ten months after graduation (80.2%) and #80 in terms of graduates employed at the time of graduation (50.8%) .
#68 in Public Sector Salary
Denver Law is tied for #68 in terms of median starting salary among graduates working in government jobs or judicial clerkships at the federal or state level ($56,676).
#75 in Median Undergraduate GPA
Denver Law ranks #75 in terms of highest median undergraduate GPA (3.50) among those applicants granted admission who enrolled as full-time students.
#77 in Private Sector Salary
Denver Law is tied for #77 in terms of the median starting salary among graduates working in private practice as law firm associates ($77,500).
#81 in Student to Faculty Ratio
Denver Law is tied for #81 in terms of lowest student to faculty ratio (6.6:1).
#82 in Presence of Minority Faculty
Denver Law ranks #82 in terms of the highest percentage of faculty who are racial or ethnic minority (13.6%).
#93 in Acceptance Rate
Denver Law ranks #93 in terms of student selectivity with an acceptance rate of 47.8% among those who applied for admission.
#105 in Presence of Female Faculty
Denver Law is tied for #105 in terms of the highest percentage of faculty who are female (39.0%).
#112 in Bar Passage Rate
Denver Law ranks #112 in terms of bar passage rate among first-time test takers (76.8%), and it outperforms by +1.7% the state of Colorado’s overall bar passage rate of 75.1%. (A national comparison on this metric should be taken in a qualified sense and with caution, because every state has a different bar passage rate.)
#116 in Library Size
Denver Law ranks #116 in terms of library size with 369,032 volumes or equivalents.
#126 in Presence of Minority Students
Denver Law ranks #126 in terms of the highest percentage of students who are racial or ethnic minority (27.8%).
Fall 2020 Application Information
|LSAT Score (Median)||158||156|
|LSAT Score (25th-75th percentile)||154-160||154-158|
|GPA Range (25th-75th percentile)||3.20-3.60||3.14-3.61|
Bar Exam Statistics
|State in which most graduates took bar exam:||CO||CO|
|School's bar passage rate:||76.8%||83.5%|
|State overall bar passage rate:||75.1%||78.3%|
|School bar pass rate vs. state bar pass rate:||+1.7%||+5.2%|
|Graduates employed at graduation:||50.8%||36.1%|
|Graduates employed 10 months after graduation:||80.2%||65.3%|
Tuition and Expenses
|Room and Board:||$15,048||$12,096|
|Proportion of full-time students receiving grants:||58.8%||53.1%|
|Median grant amount among full-time students:||$24,000||$21,000|
|Average indebtedness of those who incurred debt:||$135,664||$132,158|
|Proportion of graduates who incurred debt:||78.0%||77.3%|
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Students & Faculty
|Student Racial Demographics:||
|Student-to-Faculty Ratio:||6.6 : 1||N/A|
Full-Time Starting Salaries
|Private Sector (Median):||$77,500||$68,000|
|Public Sector (Median):||$56,676||$54,000|
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|Volumes and equivalents:||369,032||418,384|