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University of Puerto Rico School of Law

About University of Puerto Rico School of Law

Overview

  • Established: 1913
  • Parent School: University of Puerto Rico
  • Dean: Vivian I. Neptune
  • Location: San Juan, Puerto Rico

2020 Application Information


Details

Statistics

Admissions Statistics

201920182017
Completed Applications301299308
Total Offers152200202
Acceptance Rate50.50%66.89%65.58%
LSAT Score Median145143144
LSAT Score Low143138139
LSAT Score High149148149
Undergraduate GPA Median3.663.593.53
Undergraduate GPA Low3.403.323.28
Undergraduate GPA High3.873.793.77
Total Graduates174180173

Bar Exam Statistics

201920182017
Total First Time Takers16621983
Total Passed8111041
School's Bar Passage Rate48.79%50.23%49.40%
ABA Approved Law Schools Average Bar Passage Rate34.61%38.78%41.78%
School Passage Rate vs. Average Passage Rate14.1811.457.62

Tuition and Expenses

201920182017
Tuition Full Time Resident$7,700$6,144$7,383
Tuition Full Time Non-resident$22,700$18,144$9,401
Tuition Part Time Resident$3,700$2,944$5,983
Tuition Part Time Non-resident$10,700$8,544$11,659
On Campus Living Expenses$14$14,021$14,021
Off Campus Living Expenses$19$19,306$19,306

Grants and Scholarships

201920182017
Total Students Reciving Grants7200
Total Percentage Receiving Grants12%--
Average Grant Amount - Median$750.00--
Average Grant Amount - Low$750.00--
Average Grant Amount - High$750.00--

Students and Faculty

201920182017
Student-to-Faculty Ratio4.7:15:15:01
Total Students567608651
Total Students Male233260292
Total Students Female334348359
Total Faculty120122131
Total Faculty Male687071
Total Faculty Female525259
Total Faculty Minorities118119127

National Comparison Rankings

The national comparison rankings below compare University of Puerto Rico 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 - University of Puerto Rico School of Law


#19 in Median Undergraduate GPA - 3.66
University of Puerto Rico School of Law is tied for #19 regarding the highest median undergraduate GPA (3.66) among those applicants granted admission who enrolled as full-time students.

#114 in Acceptance Rate - 50.5%
University of Puerto Rico School of Law ranks #114 regarding student selectivity with an acceptance rate of 50.5% among those who applied for admission.

#97 in Student-to-Faculty Ratio - 4.7:1
University of Puerto Rico School of Law ranks #97 regarding the lowest student-to-faculty ratio with a 4.7:1 faculty ratio

#29 in Median LSAT - 145
University of Puerto Rico 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.

#179 in Bar Passage Rate - 48.79%
University of Puerto Rico School of Law ranks #179 regarding the highest bar passage rate among first-time test takers.

#169 in Highest Tuition - $7,700
University of Puerto Rico School of Law ranks #169 regarding the highest tuition among full-time resident (in-state) students.

#2 in Presence of Minority Faculty - 98.33%
University of Puerto Rico School of Law ranks #2 regarding the highest percentage of racial or ethnic minority faculty (98.33%).

#58 in Presence of Female Faculty - 43%
University of Puerto Rico School of Law ranks #58 regarding the highest percentage of faculty who are female (43%).

Contact

University of Puerto Rico School of Law
7 Av. Universidad
San Juan, PR 00925
derecho.uprrp.edu
Phone: 787-999-9595

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