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Charleston School of Law

P.O. Box 535
Charleston, SC 29402
(843) 377-2143

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Fall 2020 Application Information
Application Deadline: March 1
Application Fee: $0
Admissions Statistics 2020 2017
Acceptance Rate 55.6% 79.4%
LSAT Score (Median) 147 146
LSAT Score (25th-75th percentile) 145-150 143-149
GPA (Median) 3.15 2.90
GPA Range (25th-75th percentile) 2.81-3.45 2.59-3.21
Bar Exam Statistics 2020 2017
State in which most graduates took bar exam: SC SC
School's bar passage rate: 53.8% 69.2%
State overall bar passage rate: 71.8% 73.4%
School bar pass rate vs. state bar pass rate: -18.0% -4.2%
Employment Statistics 2020 2017
Graduates employed at graduation: N/A N/A
Graduates employed 10 months after graduation: 52.7% 62.7%
Tuition and Expenses 2020 2017
Tuition: $42,134 $40,116
Room and Board: $13,118 $12,823
Proportion of full-time students receiving grants: 96.7% 89.2%
Median grant amount among full-time students: $12,000 $10,500
Average indebtedness of those who incurred debt: $125,531 $146,230
Proportion of graduates who incurred debt: 89.1% 64.7%
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Students & Faculty 2020 2017
Total Students: 627 297
Men: 43.5% 53.9%
Women: 56.5% 46.1%
White: 69.4% N/A
Black: 17.7% N/A
Hispanic: 5.4% N/A
Asian: 1.4% N/A
Student-to-Faculty Ratio: N/A 17.5 : 1
Total Faculty: 79 NA
Male: 59.5% N/A
Female: 40.5% N/A
Minority: 2.5% N/A
Full-Time Starting Salaries 2020 2017
Private Sector (Median): $63,000 $48,000
Public Sector (Median): $51,000 $44,928
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Library Resources 2020 2017
Volumes and equivalents: 35,244 32,799