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Widener University Commonwealth Law School

About Widener University Commonwealth Law School

Overview

  • Established: 1989
  • Parent School: Widener University
  • Dean: Michael J. Hussey (Interim Dean)
  • Location: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

2020 Application Information


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2024 WLC Commencement Ceremony Photos | Widener Law Commonwealth in Harrisburg, PA

2024 Commencement Ceremony | Widener Law Commonwealth in Harrisburg, PA

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Alumni Directory

This alumni directory of 228 lawyers who graduated from Widener University Commonwealth Law School 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 Widener University Commonwealth Law School 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. These include lawyers in Pennsylvania and across the U.S. Browse the alumni directory to find and connect with lawyers who attended Widener University Commonwealth Law School.

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Alumni Active on Lawyer Legion

June Patricia Bashant (1995)
Rouda Feder Tietjen & McGuinn
San Francisco, CA
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Michael John Skinner (2007)
Skinner Law Firm, LLC
West Chester, PA
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John Pontius Jr (2004)
Pontius Tax Law, PLLC
Washington, DC
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Ashly Ryan McGarity (2014)
Skinner Law Firm
West Chester, PA
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Timothy Joseph Trott (1992)
Law Office of Timothy J. Trott
West Chester, PA
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Michael Veneziani (2007)
Petro Cohen, P.C.
Northfield, NJ
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Statistics

Admissions Statistics

202220212020
Completed Applications668778597
Total Offers402458336
Acceptance Rate60.18%58.87%56.28%
LSAT Score Median148148148
LSAT Score Low146146145
LSAT Score High152152150
Undergraduate GPA Median3.303.203.14
Undergraduate GPA Low2.952.872.73
Undergraduate GPA High3.603.503.56
Total Graduates9584101

Bar Exam Statistics

202220212020
Total First Time Takers948989
Total Passed455062
School's Bar Passage Rate47.87%56.18%69.66%
ABA Approved Law Schools Average Bar Passage Rate73.64%75.82%79.44%
School Passage Rate vs. Average Passage Rate-25.77-19.64-9.78

Tuition and Expenses

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Off Campus Living Expenses$24$23$22

Grants and Scholarships

202220212020
Total Students Reciving Grants312305301
Total Percentage Receiving Grants92%94%93%
Average Grant Amount - Median$24.00$11.00$10.00
Average Grant Amount - Low$13.00$7.00$7.00
Average Grant Amount - High$31.00$18.00$16.00

Students and Faculty

202220212020
Student-to-Faculty Ratio5.55.25
Total Students338324322
Total Students Male130133135
Total Students Female215203188
Total Faculty616265
Total Faculty Male353540
Total Faculty Female262725
Total Faculty Minorities442

National Comparison Rankings

The national comparison rankings below compare Widener University Commonwealth 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.

2021 National Rankings - Widener University Commonwealth Law School


#68 in Median Undergraduate GPA - 3.20
Widener University Commonwealth Law School is tied for #68 regarding the highest median undergraduate GPA (3.20) among those applicants granted admission who enrolled as full-time students.

#164 in Acceptance Rate - 58.87%
Widener University Commonwealth Law School ranks #164 regarding student selectivity with an acceptance rate of 58.87% among those who applied for admission.

#99 in Student-to-Faculty Ratio - 5.2
Widener University Commonwealth Law School ranks #99 regarding the lowest student-to-faculty ratio with a 5.2 faculty ratio

#26 in Median LSAT - 148
Widener University Commonwealth Law School is tied for #26 regarding the median LSAT score, with a score of 148 among those applicants granted admission who enrolled as full-time students.

#176 in Bar Passage Rate - 56.18%
Widener University Commonwealth Law School ranks #176 regarding the highest bar passage rate among first-time test takers.

#64 in Highest Tuition - $0
Widener University Commonwealth Law School is tied for #64 regarding the highest tuition among full-time resident (in-state) students.

#169 in Presence of Minority Faculty - 6.45%
Widener University Commonwealth Law School ranks #169 regarding the highest percentage of racial or ethnic minority faculty (6.45%).

#78 in Presence of Female Faculty - 44%
Widener University Commonwealth Law School ranks #78 regarding the highest percentage of faculty who are female (44%).

Contact the Widener Law Commonwealth

Widener University Commonwealth Law School
3800 Vartan Way
Harrisburg, PA 17110-9742
commonwealthlaw.widener.edu
Phone: 717-541-3903

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