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Wake Forest University School of Law

About Wake Forest University School of Law

Overview

  • Established: 1894
  • Parent School: Wake Forest University
  • Dean: Jane Aiken
  • Location: Winston-Salem, North Carolina
  • Website: law.wfu.edu
  • School Type: Private
  • Campus: Urban
  • Enrollment: 535

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This alumni directory of 584 lawyers who graduated from Wake Forest University School of Law is powered by Lawyer Legion. Use the filters to narrow your search for attorneys by graduation year, practice areas or location. Results are limited to 250 per query. The lawyers in this directory all attended or received their Juris Doctor degree from Wake Forest University School of Law and are currently practicing law in the United States. The attorneys in this directory are also included in the Lawyer Legion network and provide legal services to consumers in and around their local area. Browse the alumni directory to find and connect with lawyers who attended Wake Forest University School of Law

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Rudy L Ogburn (1982)
Young Moore and Henderson, P.A.
Raleigh, NC
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Lynn P Burleson (1980)
Tharrington Smith, L.L.P.
Raleigh, NC
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E Parker Herring (1985)
Herring Mills & Kratt, PLLC
Raleigh, NC
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Patrick D Newton (2000)
Strauss & Associates, P.A.
Hendersonville, NC
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Jack Hofler III (2009)
Hofler Law Firm
Florence, SC
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Lewis B. Gardner (1983)
GardnerFrankhouser
Pittsburgh, PA
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Statistics

Admissions Statistics

201920182017
Completed Applications2,1212,1971,769
Total Offers858746820
Acceptance Rate40.45%33.96%46.35%
LSAT Score Median162162161
LSAT Score Low156160156
LSAT Score High163163163
Undergraduate GPA Median3.683.583.65
Undergraduate GPA Low3.503.383.37
Undergraduate GPA High3.813.723.75
Total Graduates161153177

Bar Exam Statistics

201920182017
Total First Time Takers140136151
Total Passed126111140
School's Bar Passage Rate90.00%81.62%92.71%
ABA Approved Law Schools Average Bar Passage Rate79.13%71.50%71.20%
School Passage Rate vs. Average Passage Rate10.8710.1221.51

Tuition and Expenses

201920182017
Tuition Full Time Resident$46,268$45,360$45,110
Tuition Full Time Non-resident$46,268$45,360-
Tuition Part Time Resident---
Tuition Part Time Non-resident---
On Campus Living Expenses---
Off Campus Living Expenses$21$21,246$22,700

Grants and Scholarships

201920182017
Total Students Reciving Grants448411495
Total Percentage Receiving Grants90%88%101%
Average Grant Amount - Median$35,000.00$30,000.00$11,000.00
Average Grant Amount - Low$21,000.00$17,000.00$5,000.00
Average Grant Amount - High$40,000.00$40,000.00$16,000.00

Students and Faculty

201920182017
Student-to-Faculty Ratio5:13.6:13.9:1
Total Students535496468
Total Students Male250239232
Total Students Female284256235
Total Faculty108136120
Total Faculty Male668979
Total Faculty Female424741
Total Faculty Minorities161313

National Comparison Rankings

The national comparison rankings below compare Wake Forest University 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 - Wake Forest University School of Law


#18 in Median Undergraduate GPA - 3.68
Wake Forest University School of Law is tied for #18 regarding the highest median undergraduate GPA (3.68) among those applicants granted admission who enrolled as full-time students.

#69 in Acceptance Rate - 40.45%
Wake Forest University School of Law ranks #69 regarding student selectivity with an acceptance rate of 40.45% among those who applied for admission.

#109 in Student-to-Faculty Ratio - 5:1
Wake Forest University School of Law ranks #109 regarding the lowest student-to-faculty ratio with a 5:1 faculty ratio

#12 in Median LSAT - 162
Wake Forest University School of Law is tied for #12 regarding the median LSAT score, with a score of 162 among those applicants granted admission who enrolled as full-time students.

#36 in Bar Passage Rate - 90.00%
Wake Forest University School of Law ranks #36 regarding the highest bar passage rate among first-time test takers.

#63 in Highest Tuition - $46,268
Wake Forest University School of Law ranks #63 regarding the highest tuition among full-time resident (in-state) students.

#81 in Presence of Minority Faculty - 14.81%
Wake Forest University School of Law ranks #81 regarding the highest percentage of racial or ethnic minority faculty (14.81%).

#98 in Presence of Female Faculty - 39%
Wake Forest University School of Law is tied for #98 regarding the highest percentage of faculty who are female (39%).

Contact the Wake Forest Law

Wake Forest University School of Law
1834 Wake Forest Rd
Winston-Salem, NC 27106
law.wfu.edu
Phone: 336-758-5437

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