Widener Law Commonwealth

Harrisburg, PA Private ABA Accredited

Widener Law Commonwealth Academic Overview

Founded in 1989, Widener Law Commonwealth is a private law school located in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Widener Law Commonwealth is a law school of the Widener University. Last year, 137 students newly enrolled to the school and the total number of law school students is 436. With 62 faculties, the students to faculty ratio is 5 to 1.
The acceptance rate is 60.18% and the enrollment rate (yield) is 34.08% at Widener Law Commonwealth. The average LSAT score submitted by enrolled students is 148 and the average GPA is 3.30. You can check the detailed admission score and statistics.
The bar exam pass rate is 47.87%. For the 86 graduates in 2022, 75 students got full-time jobs and 2 got part-time jobs. You can check the employment summary by hiring status, position type, business, and more for Widener Law Commonwealth.

2024 Tuition & fees

The 2024 Widener Law Commonwealth tuition & fee is $57,470 for prospective students. The tuition & fees increased by 6.60% compared to last year from $53,910 to $57,470.
83.47% of full-time students received grants and/or scholarships and the average grants amount is $20,000 at Widener Law Commonwealth. The average grant amount would cover 34.80% of tuition & fees.
2024 Tuition & fees$57,470
2023 Tuition & fees$53,910
Average Grant Amount$20,000
Grant Received83.47%

Widener Law Commonwealth Directory Information

Widener Law Commonwealth's calendar type is Semester system. An academic year starts August and JD degree is conferred in May, August, December. In order to earn JD degree, a student must receive credit for 90 credit hours of course work.
The application deadline for fall term 2024 enrollment is July 1, 2024. The application fee for full-time J.D. program is $60. The application can be waived for applicants who apply on or before priority deadline. Contact school's admission office (see directory information below) for eligibility.