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Widener University (Commonwealth Law School)

3800 Vartan Way
Harrisburg, PA 17110
(717) 541-3903

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Fall 2017 Admissions Information
Application Deadline: May 15
Application Fee: $0
Admissions Statistics (2015)
Acceptance Rate 67.4%
LSAT Score (Median) 148
LSAT Score (25th-75th percentile) 145-151
GPA (Median) 3.11
GPA Range (25th-75th percentile) 2.82-3.39
Bar Exam Statistics (2015)
State in which most graduates took bar exam: PA
School's bar passage rate: 81.1%
State overall bar passage rate: 80.8%
School bar pass rate vs. state bar pass rate: +0.3%
Employment Statistics (2015)
Graduates employed at graduation: 20.4%
Graduates employed 10 months after graduation: 67.3%
Tuition and Expenses (2014-2015)
Tuition: N/A
Room and Board: $11,034
Proportion of full-time students receiving grants: 78.1%
Median grant amount among full-time students: $10,000
Average indebtedness of those who incurred debt: $148,496
Proportion of graduates who incurred debt: 91.0%
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Full-Time Enrollment (2014-2015)
Total Students: 137
Men: 56.9%
Women: 43.1%
Student-to-Faculty Ratio: 9.3 : 1
Total Faculty: 27
Full-Time Starting Salaries (2014-2015)
Private Sector: $50,000
Public Sector: $49,000
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Volumes and equivalents: 195,454