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University of South Dakota School of Law

414 E. Clark Street
Vermillion, SD 57069-2390
(605) 677-6358

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Fall 2017 Admissions Information
Application Deadline: July 1
Application Fee: $35
Admissions Statistics (2015)
Acceptance Rate 66.2%
LSAT Score (Median) 147
LSAT Score (25th-75th percentile) 144-151
GPA (Median) 3.34
GPA Range (25th-75th percentile) 3.01-3.67
Bar Exam Statistics (2015)
State in which most graduates took bar exam: SD
School's bar passage rate: 75.4%
State overall bar passage rate: 75.3%
School bar pass rate vs. state bar pass rate: +0.1%
Employment Statistics (2015)
Graduates employed at graduation: 44.4%
Graduates employed 10 months after graduation: 79.0%
Tuition and Expenses (2014-2015)
Tuition: $14,688
Room and Board: $7,697
Proportion of full-time students receiving grants: 32.1%
Median grant amount among full-time students: $1,698
Average indebtedness of those who incurred debt: $57,170
Proportion of graduates who incurred debt: 82.8%
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Full-Time Enrollment (2014-2015)
Total Students: 212
Men: 58.0%
Women: 42.0%
Student-to-Faculty Ratio: 11.1 : 1
Total Faculty: 18
Full-Time Starting Salaries (2014-2015)
Private Sector: N/A
Public Sector: N/A
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Library Resources
Volumes and equivalents: 198,463