Wake Forest University
1834 Wake Forest Road, P.O. Box 7206
#17 in Employment Rate at 10 Months
#49 in Employment Rate at GraduationWake Forest Law ranks #17 in terms of graduates employed ten months after graduation (89.8%) and #49 in terms of graduates employed at the time of graduation (58.8%) .
#28 in Student to Faculty Ratio
Wake Forest Law is tied for #28 in terms of lowest student to faculty ratio (5.5:1).
#36 in Median LSAT
Wake Forest Law is tied for #36 in terms of the median LSAT score (162) among those applicants granted admission who enrolled as full-time students. The LSAT measures reading comprehension, analytical reasoning, and logical reasoning.
#41 in Bar Passage Rate
Wake Forest Law ranks #41 in terms of bar passage rate among first-time test takers (88.7%), and it outperforms by +23.4% the state of North Carolina’s overall bar passage rate of 65.3%. (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.)
#44 in Acceptance Rate
Wake Forest Law ranks #44 in terms of student selectivity with an acceptance rate of 33.9% among those who applied for admission.
#51 in Median Undergraduate GPA
Wake Forest Law ranks #51 in terms of highest median undergraduate GPA (3.60) among those applicants granted admission who enrolled as full-time students.
#81 in Private Sector Salary
Wake Forest Law is tied for #81 in terms of the median starting salary among graduates working in private practice as law firm associates ($75,000).
#91 in Highest Tuition
Wake Forest Law ranks #91 in terms of highest tuition among full-time law students ($46,409). 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.
#96 in Library Size
Wake Forest Law ranks #96 in terms of library size with 419,198 volumes or equivalents.
#143 in Presence of Female Faculty
Wake Forest Law is tied for #143 in terms of the highest percentage of faculty who are female (34.8%).
#150 in Public Sector Salary
Wake Forest Law is tied for #150 in terms of median starting salary among graduates working in government jobs or judicial clerkships at the federal or state level ($48,561).
#163 in Presence of Minority Students
Wake Forest Law ranks #163 in terms of the highest percentage of students who are racial or ethnic minority (22.0%).
#169 in Presence of Minority Faculty
Wake Forest Law ranks #169 in terms of the highest percentage of faculty who are racial or ethnic minority (8.1%).
Fall 2020 Application Information
|Application Deadline:||May 1|
|LSAT Score (Median)||162||160|
|LSAT Score (25th-75th percentile)||162-163||157-162|
|GPA Range (25th-75th percentile)||3.40-3.70||3.37-3.73|
Bar Exam Statistics
|State in which most graduates took bar exam:||NC||NC|
|School's bar passage rate:||88.7%||78.0%|
|State overall bar passage rate:||65.3%||69.1%|
|School bar pass rate vs. state bar pass rate:||+23.4%||+8.9%|
|Graduates employed at graduation:||58.8%||37.4%|
|Graduates employed 10 months after graduation:||89.8%||83.4%|
Tuition and Expenses
|Room and Board:||$12,236||$9,900|
|Proportion of full-time students receiving grants:||86.3%||87.0%|
|Median grant amount among full-time students:||$30,000||$22,000|
|Average indebtedness of those who incurred debt:||$96,244||$97,550|
|Proportion of graduates who incurred debt:||66.7%||88.4%|
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Students & Faculty
|Student Racial Demographics:||
|Student-to-Faculty Ratio:||5.5 : 1||N/A|
Full-Time Starting Salaries
|Private Sector (Median):||$75,000||$75,000|
|Public Sector (Median):||$48,561||$52,500|
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|Volumes and equivalents:||419,198||409,137|