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 2014-15

Number of Applicants

  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

LSAT and GPA Averages

  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

Acceptance Rates

  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%

Average Number of Applications Submitted Per Applicant: 7

Average Number of Admissions Per Applicant: 3