Top Missouri Law Schools Comparison

There are 3 ABA-accredited law schools in Missouri. The schools in the below table lists the schools in order of rankings. The schools are ranked based on test scores, tuition, bar pass rate, and employment statistics.
The following list compares 3 schools with important law school statistics - Washington University School of Law, University of Missouri School of Law, and University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Law.
  • Washington University School of Law's tuition is the most expensive ($67,744) and University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Law's tuition is the lowest ($29,359).
  • Washington University School of Law offers the best financial aid of $42,000 which is 62.00% of tuition amount.
  • Washington University School of Law has the lowest acceptance rate of 18.02%) and University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Law has the highest rate of 52.10%).
  • Washington University School of Law has the highest LSAT score of 172 and University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Law has the lowest score of 154.
  • Washington University School of Law has the highest GPA of 3.94 and University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Law has the lowest GPA of 3.47.
  • Washington University School of Law is the largest school with 1,473 enrolled students and University of Missouri School of Law is the smallest school with 405 students.
  • Washington University School of Law has the highest bar exam pass rate of 92.34% and University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Law has the lowest rate of 78.63%.
  • Washington University School of Law is the oldest school founded in 1867 and University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Law is the most recently founded in 1895.
  • University of Missouri School of Law requires the most expensive application fees of $60.

Washington University School of Law

Private • St. Louis, MO
Founded
1867
Tuition & Costs
$67,744 tuition & fees
$16,470 Living Costs
$6,000 Personal Expenses
Financial Aid
$42,000 Avg. Amount
62.00% Tuition Covered
94.75% Received
LSAT Scores
172 Median Score
173 75th Percentile
164 25th Percentile
GPA
3.94 Median Score
4 75th Percentile
3.43 25th Percentile
Admission
18.02% Acceptance Rate
25.18% Yield
5511 Applicants
993 Admitted
250 Enrolled
Enrollment
1,473 Total Enrollment
780 JD Enrollment
693 Non-JD Enrollment
Faculties & Staffs
162 Faculties
25 Staffs
9 to 1 Students to Faculty
Bar Exam
92.34% Pass Rate
222 Exam Takers
15 Not Taken
205 Exam Passers
Employment
241 Total Graduates
230 Employed Full-time
4 Employed Part-time
Application Fees
No Fees
Application deadline
2022-09-01 Application Open
Founded
1872
Tuition & Costs
$29,877 ($23,877 in-state)
$11,612 Living Costs
$8,052 Personal Expenses
Financial Aid
$18,500 Avg. Amount
61.92% Tuition Covered
77.93% Received
LSAT Scores
160 Median Score
162 75th Percentile
156 25th Percentile
GPA
3.7 Median Score
3.86 75th Percentile
3.42 25th Percentile
Admission
51.38% Acceptance Rate
40.38% Yield
617 Applicants
317 Admitted
128 Enrolled
Enrollment
405 Total Enrollment
372 JD Enrollment
33 Non-JD Enrollment
Faculties & Staffs
46 Faculties
11 Staffs
8 to 1 Students to Faculty
Bar Exam
90.59% Pass Rate
85 Exam Takers
8 Not Taken
77 Exam Passers
Employment
84 Total Graduates
79 Employed Full-time
3 Employed Part-time
Application Fees
$60
Application deadline
2022-09-01 Application Open
2022-11-15 Early Decision
2023-01-15 Priority
2023-03-15 Final
Admission Info
Founded
1895
Tuition & Costs
$29,359 ($23,359 in-state)
$13,300 Living Costs
$3,706 Personal Expenses
Financial Aid
$8,000 Avg. Amount
27.25% Tuition Covered
83.96% Received
LSAT Scores
154 Median Score
157 75th Percentile
152 25th Percentile
GPA
3.47 Median Score
3.73 75th Percentile
3.16 25th Percentile
Admission
52.10% Acceptance Rate
43.03% Yield
620 Applicants
323 Admitted
139 Enrolled
Enrollment
451 Total Enrollment
429 JD Enrollment
22 Non-JD Enrollment
Faculties & Staffs
118 Faculties
15 Staffs
4 to 1 Students to Faculty
Bar Exam
78.63% Pass Rate
117 Exam Takers
27 Not Taken
92 Exam Passers
Employment
125 Total Graduates
104 Employed Full-time
6 Employed Part-time
Application Fees
$60
Application deadline
2022-09-01 Application Open
2023-03-01 Priority
2023-04-01 Final
2022-10-01 175281 Application Open
2023-07-01 Final