Admitted Student Profile

Applications to the Class of 2018 came from 48 states, D.C., Puerto Rico, and 61 foreign counties. In all, the law school received 1,775 applications. Graduates of 517 colleges and universities applied to the law school, and 74% of applications came from out of state. The youngest applicant was 19 and the eldest 63.

LSAT Score:

  • 75th percentile LSAT Score - 162
  • Median - 160 (80th percentile)
  • 25th percentile - 156
  • Range - 131-176

Undergraduate GPA:

  • 75th percentile GPA - 3.74
  • Median - 3.56
  • 25th percentile - 3.30
  • Range - 2.05-4.17

It is important to note that all applications receive a holistic review before a decision is made. We take the entire application into consideration, placing weight on LSAT, GPA, narrative statement, work history, community service, extra-curricular activities, and letters of recommendation, if provided. We welcome an addendum, giving us additional information, if you believe it would be beneficial to your candidacy.

We urge you to look at the wide range of credentials of those admitted to the law school. You are not a number to us; therefore, you should know there are many factors taken into consideration outside of "the numbers." We encourage you to apply so that we may consider your candidacy as the unique individual you are.

Beyond the Numbers

We encourage you to read our "Who Are You" speech for the Class of 2018 to learn more about the complexity behind the numbers.

Class of 2018 Profile

The Class of 2018 is 49% men and 51% women; minorities make up 13% of the class. The average age of the class is 24, with the youngest student being 19 years old and the eldest being 54. Approximately 51% of the students come from out of state; they represent 31 states and D.C. as well as Venezuela, Saudi Arabia, Taiwan, Germany, El Salvador, and India. There are 101 American undergraduate colleges and universities represented in the class as well as alumni of three foreign universities.

Class Size: 175

LSAT Score:

  • 75th percentile LSAT Score - 161
  • Median - 160 (80th percentile)
  • 25th percentile - 155

Undergraduate GPA:

  • 75th percentile GPA - 3.65
  • Median - 3.51
  • 25th percentile - 3.22

LSAT/UGPA percentiles were calculated as of August 24, 2015.

Law Admissions Office

Mailing Address:
Law Admissions Office
University of Richmond School of Law
28 Westhampton Way
University of Richmond, VA 23173

GPS Location:
37.579172, -77.536167

Phone: (804) 289-8189
Fax: (804) 287-6516