There are several steps to the application process for law school. Although several are similar to the undergraduate application process, there are some important differences. Be very familiar with the process and timeline before diving into applications. Familiarize yourself with these resources.

UVA Statistics for Applicants to Law School

Number of Applicants

2014-15 National UVA
Total Applicants 54, 467 236
4th Years 17,600 56
Recent Graduates (1-3 Years Out) 20, 373 110
Graduates > 3 Years Out 12,875 70
2015-16 National UVA
Total Applicants 56, 479 254
4th Years 17,700 44
Recent Graduates (1-3 Years  Out) 21,540 131
Graduates > 3 Years Out 13,607 78

LSAT and GPA Averages

2014-15 National UVA
Average Highest LSAT Score    
Total Applicants 152.9 161.0
4th Years 153.4 160.9
Recent Graduates 153.8 161.7
Average GPA    
Total Applicants 3.26 3.39
4th Years 3.38 3.51
Recent Graduates 3.27 3.42
2015-16 National UVA
Average Highest LSAT Score    
Total Applicants 152.9 161.8
4th Years 153.4 159.1
Recent Graduates (1-3 years out) 153.7 162.2
Graduates >3 years out 151.4 162.6
Average GPA    
Total Applicants 3.27 3.43
4th Years 3.40 3.50
Recent Graduates (1-3 years out) 3.27 3.47
Graduates > 3 years out 3.11 3.34

Acceptance Rates

2014-15 National UVA
Number Accepted    
Total Applicants 42,271 197
4th Years 15,098 49
Recent Graduates 16,334 93
Acceptance Rate    
Total Applicants 78% 83%
4th Years 86% 88%
Recent Graduates 80% 85%
2015-16 National UVA
Number Accepted    
Total Applicants 42,817 215
4th Years 15,186 43
Recent Graduates 16,533 112
Acceptance Rate    
Total Applicants 75.8% 84.6%
4th Years 85.8% 97.7%
Recent Graduates 76.8% 85.5%

2014-15
Average Number of Applications Submitted Per Applicant: 7
Average Number of Admissions Per Applicant: 3

2015-16
Average Number of Applications Submitted Per Applicant: 8
Average Number of Admissions Per Applicant: 3.43