Admissions & Financial Aid

Class of 2020 J.D. Profile

As of Aug. 23, 2017

Median LSAT: 169
25%-75% LSAT: 163-170
Median GPA: 3.87
25%-75% GPA: 3.56-3.94
Age Range: 20 to 41

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Costs and Financial Aid

Total J.D. Financial Aid, 2016-17

Received Scholarships and Grants: 425 students received $12.6 million (from all sources)

Received Loans: 558 students received $29.8 million
 

J.D. Program Budget, 2017-18

 
VIRGINIA RESIDENT
NONRESIDENT  
Tuition and Fees:
$58,300
$61,300  
Living Expenses (details below):
$17,078
$17,078  
Books and Supplies: $1,800 $1,800  
Loan Fees:
$220
$220  
Total:
$77,398
$80,398  
Average Grad PLUS Fees:
$1,232
$1,392  
Total With Grad PLUS Fees*: $78,630 $81,790  
Health Insurance (financial aid is available by request)
$2,690
$2,690  

*Grad PLUS loan fees will be added to the budgets of those students who are offered Grad PLUS loans. Grad PLUS fees are based on actual averages from 2016-17 borrowing.

For more information on J.D. costs, see Annual Cost of Attendance Budget

 

Graduate Program Costs, 2017-18

LL.M. Program
VIRGINIA RESIDENT
NONRESIDENT
Tuition and Fees:
$58,300
$61,300  
Living Expenses:
17,078
17,078  
Health Insurance (amount expected to change): 2,690 2,690  
Books and Supplies: 2,450 2,450  
Total:
$80,518
$83,518  
S.J.D./Research
VIRGINIA RESIDENT
NONRESIDENT
Tuition and Fees:
$8,200
$8,200 

Students who will be accompanied by a spouse should allow an additional $7,000 and $4,000 for each accompanying child.

More Information on LL.M./S.J.D. costs

Financial Aid Website

Class of 2020 members

Law Journey Begins for Class of 2020

The diverse Class of 2020 officially began its journey in legal studies with the start of first-year classes Aug. 23.

“We chose each and every one of you to be here for your whole selves, who you are, and all the different ways that you exist in the world — all the different places you come from, all of your different hopes and dreams,” said Dean Risa Goluboff during orientation in a speech that emphasized diversity and acceptance.

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