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Appalachian School of Law

About Appalachian School of Law


  • Established: 1994
  • Parent School: Appalachian School of Law
  • Dean: Elizabeth A. McClanahan
  • Location: Grundy, Virginia
  • Website: www.asl.edu
  • School Type: Private
  • Campus: Rural
  • Enrollment: 164

2020 Application Information



Alumni Directory

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Alumni Active on Lawyer Legion

Steve Charles (2010)
Charles Injury Law
Plantation, FL
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Janet H. Amburgey (2008)
Gum, Hillier, McCroskey & Amburgey, PA
Asheville, NC
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Joshua G. Kesling (2007)
Kesling Law, LLC
Orange Beach, AL
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Kelly Davidzuk (2011)
Stange Law Firm, PC
Troy, MO
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Jamie Carroll Arnold (2009)
Earwood, Moore, Carpemter, and Guy
Sylva, NC
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Christopher Ryan Eads (2015)
The Law Offices of Christopher Eads, PLLC
Mt. Juliet, TN
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Admissions Statistics

Completed Applications445409452
Total Offers252256296
Acceptance Rate56.63%62.59%65.49%
LSAT Score Median145144143
LSAT Score Low143143141
LSAT Score High149147149
Undergraduate GPA Median3.133.052.86
Undergraduate GPA Low2.642.642.51
Undergraduate GPA High3.403.323.17
Total Graduates312942

Bar Exam Statistics

Total First Time Takers253041
Total Passed12925
School's Bar Passage Rate48.00%30.00%60.97%
ABA Approved Law Schools Average Bar Passage Rate77.19%74.02%73.65%
School Passage Rate vs. Average Passage Rate-29.19-44.02-12.68

Tuition and Expenses

Tuition Full Time Resident$35,500$35,500-
Tuition Full Time Non-resident$35,500$35,500$31,700
Tuition Part Time Resident---
Tuition Part Time Non-resident---
On Campus Living Expenses---
Off Campus Living Expenses$19$18,700$18,100

Grants and Scholarships

Total Students Reciving Grants1028380
Total Percentage Receiving Grants66%60%83%
Average Grant Amount - Median$4,340.00$4,223.50$6,875.00
Average Grant Amount - Low$8,000.00$4,000.00$4,000.00
Average Grant Amount - High$8,750.00$8,000.00$8,500.00

Students and Faculty

Student-to-Faculty Ratio7.1:17:16.4:1
Total Students164146128
Total Students Male797165
Total Students Female857563
Total Faculty232120
Total Faculty Male161513
Total Faculty Female767
Total Faculty Minorities221

National Comparison Rankings

The national comparison rankings below compare Appalachian School of Law to other ABA-approved law schools in the United States. The rankings were determined by comparing the statistics reported by each school. You can view the raw data for these law school rankings here.

2019 National Rankings - Appalachian School of Law

#67 in Median Undergraduate GPA - 3.13
Appalachian School of Law ranks #67 regarding the highest median undergraduate GPA (3.13) among those applicants granted admission who enrolled as full-time students.

#146 in Acceptance Rate - 56.63%
Appalachian School of Law ranks #146 regarding student selectivity with an acceptance rate of 56.63% among those who applied for admission.

#183 in Student-to-Faculty Ratio - 7.1:1
Appalachian School of Law ranks #183 regarding the lowest student-to-faculty ratio with a 7.1:1 faculty ratio

#29 in Median LSAT - 145
Appalachian School of Law is tied for #29 regarding the median LSAT score, with a score of 145 among those applicants granted admission who enrolled as full-time students.

#180 in Bar Passage Rate - 48.00%
Appalachian School of Law ranks #180 regarding the highest bar passage rate among first-time test takers.

#98 in Highest Tuition - $35,500
Appalachian School of Law ranks #98 regarding the highest tuition among full-time resident (in-state) students.

#150 in Presence of Minority Faculty - 8.7%
Appalachian School of Law is tied for #150 regarding the highest percentage of racial or ethnic minority faculty (8.7%).

#163 in Presence of Female Faculty - 30%
Appalachian School of Law ranks #163 regarding the highest percentage of faculty who are female (30%).

Contact the ASL

Appalachian School of Law
1169 Edgewater Dr
Grundy, VA 24614
Phone: 800-895-7411

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