Law Students

Fall 2011 Cycle*

Law School Acceptance Rate

  • For Fall 2011 admissions, 141 JMU seniors or alumni applied to law school.
  • 106 were accepted to one or more law schools.
  • 85 registered at a law school.
  • Our acceptance rate is 75 percent.

Average LSAT Scores and GPA's

Schools  LSAT  GPA 
American University  160 3.42
Appalachian School of Law  149 3.06
Catholic University  158 3.31
Florida Coastal University  149 3.13
George Mason University  162 3.62
Hofstra University  159 3.07
Penn State - Dickinson  161 3.20
Temple University  164 3.51
New York University 173 3.92
Quinnipiac 162 3.43
University of Pittsburgh  158 3.59
University of Richmond  164 3.29
University of Virginia  165 3.95
Villanova University 158 3.56
Washington and Lee  163 3.52
West Virginia University  157 3.39
William and Mary  165 3.52

Selected Law School Acceptances

American University  8 students
Appalachian School of Law 13 students
Catholic University 7 students
Charleston College 10 students
Florida Coastal School 12 students
George Mason University 7 students
Georgetown University 1 students
Hofstra University 7 students
New England Law School 8 students
New York Law School 6 students
Penn State Dickinson 4 students
St. Johns University 4 students 
Temple University 4 students
University of Richmond 8 students
University of Virginia 3 students 
Villanova University 7 students
Washington and Lee 4 students
Widener University 10 students
William and Mary 5 students

*NOTE: 2011 admissions data is the most recent data reported by LSAC as of February 2013.