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William & Mary Law School

About William & Mary Law School


  • Established: 1779
  • Parent School: College of William & Mary
  • Dean: A. Benjamin Spencer
  • Location: Williamsburg, Virginia
  • Website: law.wm.edu
  • School Type: Public
  • Campus: Small City
  • Enrollment: 603

2020 Application Information



Alumni Directory

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Alumni Active on Lawyer Legion

Edward Russell Molari (2009)
Law Offices of Edward Molari
Attleboro, MA
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Karen Harkness Houser (1992)
Bogin, Munns & Munns, P.A.
Melbourne, FL
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William P. Bray (2018)
Otey Smith & Quarles
Williamsburg, VA
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Horace Smith (2007)
Smith Strong, PLC
Richmond, VA
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James Bayard Smith Jr (1999)
Harrell, Smith & Williams, LLC
Westfield, New Jersey, NJ
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Anthony Robert Auten (1972)
Grossman Law Offices
Columbus, OH
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Admissions Statistics

Completed Applications3,2913,5794,014
Total Offers1,0011,2931,429
Acceptance Rate30.42%36.13%35.60%
LSAT Score Median163162163
LSAT Score Low159156157
LSAT Score High164164164
Undergraduate GPA Median3.763.763.75
Undergraduate GPA Low3.463.403.47
Undergraduate GPA High3.893.903.85
Total Graduates229185210

Bar Exam Statistics

Total First Time Takers209180200
Total Passed190167182
School's Bar Passage Rate90.91%92.78%91.00%
ABA Approved Law Schools Average Bar Passage Rate77.59%75.79%76.04%
School Passage Rate vs. Average Passage Rate13.3216.9914.96

Tuition and Expenses

Tuition Full Time Resident$35,000$34,000$32,964
Tuition Full Time Non-resident$44,000$43,000$41,964
Tuition Part Time Resident---
Tuition Part Time Non-resident---
On Campus Living Expenses$20$19,100$18,700
Off Campus Living Expenses$20$19,100$18,700

Grants and Scholarships

Total Students Reciving Grants562544540
Total Percentage Receiving Grants92%91%85%
Average Grant Amount - Median$18,000.00$18,000.00$7,000.00
Average Grant Amount - Low$14,000.00$11,500.00$5,000.00
Average Grant Amount - High$26,000.00$24,000.00$10,000.00

Students and Faculty

Student-to-Faculty Ratio3.9:13.6:13.6:1
Total Students603611600
Total Students Male274269268
Total Students Female329342332
Total Faculty156172168
Total Faculty Male103110110
Total Faculty Female536258
Total Faculty Minorities131313

National Comparison Rankings

The national comparison rankings below compare William & Mary Law School 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 - William & Mary Law School

#12 in Median Undergraduate GPA - 3.76
William & Mary Law School is tied for #12 regarding the highest median undergraduate GPA (3.76) among those applicants granted admission who enrolled as full-time students.

#36 in Acceptance Rate - 30.42%
William & Mary Law School ranks #36 regarding student selectivity with an acceptance rate of 30.42% among those who applied for admission.

#49 in Student-to-Faculty Ratio - 3.9:1
William & Mary Law School ranks #49 regarding the lowest student-to-faculty ratio with a 3.9:1 faculty ratio

#11 in Median LSAT - 163
William & Mary Law School is tied for #11 regarding the median LSAT score, with a score of 163 among those applicants granted admission who enrolled as full-time students.

#30 in Bar Passage Rate - 90.91%
William & Mary Law School ranks #30 regarding the highest bar passage rate among first-time test takers.

#100 in Highest Tuition - $35,000
William & Mary Law School is tied for #100 regarding the highest tuition among full-time resident (in-state) students.

#153 in Presence of Minority Faculty - 8.33%
William & Mary Law School ranks #153 regarding the highest percentage of racial or ethnic minority faculty (8.33%).

#140 in Presence of Female Faculty - 34%
William & Mary Law School ranks #140 regarding the highest percentage of faculty who are female (34%).


William & Mary Law School
613 S Henry St
Williamsburg, VA 23185
Fax: 757-221-3261
Phone: 757-221-3785

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