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Washington University in St. Louis

1 Brookings Drive, Box 1120
St. Louis, MO 63130
(314) 935-4525

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Fall 2020 Application Information
Application Deadline: August 1
Application Fee: $70
Admissions Statistics 2020 2017
Acceptance Rate 30.0% 27.6%
LSAT Score (Median) 168 165
LSAT Score (25th-75th percentile) 160-170 161-168
GPA (Median) 3.81 3.49
GPA Range (25th-75th percentile) 3.39-3.89 3.18-3.80
Bar Exam Statistics 2020 2017
State in which most graduates took bar exam: MO MO
School's bar passage rate: 95.5% 93.0%
State overall bar passage rate: 85.7% 87.4%
School bar pass rate vs. state bar pass rate: +9.8% +5.6%
Employment Statistics 2020 2017
Graduates employed at graduation: 72.4% 67.1%
Graduates employed 10 months after graduation: 90.2% 91.1%
Tuition and Expenses 2020 2017
Tuition: $57,445 $51,626
Room and Board: $14,400 $14,400
Proportion of full-time students receiving grants: 91.1% 90.1%
Median grant amount among full-time students: $40,000 $30,000
Average indebtedness of those who incurred debt: $98,058 $109,232
Proportion of graduates who incurred debt: 66.7% 60.7%
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Students & Faculty 2020 2017
Total Students: 728 684
Men: 50.5% 57.6%
Women: 49.3% 42.4%
White: 58.8% N/A
Black: 10.6% N/A
Hispanic: 5.4% N/A
Asian: 6.2% N/A
Student-to-Faculty Ratio: 6.8 : 1 9.6 : 1
Total Faculty: 174 138
Male: 65.5% N/A
Female: 34.5% N/A
Minority: 10.9% N/A
Full-Time Starting Salaries 2020 2017
Private Sector: $162,500 $110,000
Public Sector: $57,000 $51,000
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Library Resources 2020 2017
Volumes and equivalents: 773,390 720,739