Widener University Commonwealth Law School
About Widener University Commonwealth Law School
- Established: 1989
- Parent School: Widener University
- Dean: Michael J. Hussey (Interim Dean)
- Location: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
2020 Application Information
Application Deadline: May 15
Application Fee: $60
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|LSAT Score Median||149||147||147|
|LSAT Score Low||146||145||145|
|LSAT Score High||151||148||150|
|Undergraduate GPA Median||3.11||3.17||3.19|
|Undergraduate GPA Low||2.83||2.89||2.85|
|Undergraduate GPA High||3.47||3.47||3.54|
Bar Exam Statistics
|Total First Time Takers||72||54||62|
|School's Bar Passage Rate||68.05%||51.85%||67.74%|
|ABA Approved Law Schools Average Bar Passage Rate||79.17%||76.19%||78.73%|
|School Passage Rate vs. Average Passage Rate||-11.12||-24.34||-10.99|
Tuition and Expenses
|Tuition Full Time Resident||-||-||$44,548|
|Tuition Full Time Non-resident||-||-||$44,548|
|Tuition Part Time Resident||-||-||$31,219|
|Tuition Part Time Non-resident||-||-||$31,219|
|On Campus Living Expenses||-||-||-|
|Off Campus Living Expenses||$22||$21,854||$21,496|
Grants and Scholarships
|Total Students Reciving Grants||305||265||215|
|Total Percentage Receiving Grants||96%||96%||92%|
|Average Grant Amount - Median||$12,500.00||$10,954.50||$9,500.00|
|Average Grant Amount - Low||$6,500.00||$6,000.00||$5,000.00|
|Average Grant Amount - High||$18,500.00||$18,500.00||$17,125.00|
Students and Faculty
|Total Students Male||145||147||134|
|Total Students Female||177||169||141|
|Total Faculty Male||37||36||32|
|Total Faculty Female||21||17||16|
|Total Faculty Minorities||3||2||3|
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.
2019 National Rankings - Widener University Commonwealth Law School
#69 in Median Undergraduate GPA - 3.11
Widener University Commonwealth Law School is tied for #69 regarding the highest median undergraduate GPA (3.11) among those applicants granted admission who enrolled as full-time students.
#185 in Acceptance Rate - 68.09%
Widener University Commonwealth Law School ranks #185 regarding student selectivity with an acceptance rate of 68.09% among those who applied for admission.
#136 in Student-to-Faculty Ratio - 5.6:1
Widener University Commonwealth Law School ranks #136 regarding the lowest student-to-faculty ratio with a 5.6:1 faculty ratio
#25 in Median LSAT - 149
Widener University Commonwealth Law School is tied for #25 regarding the median LSAT score, with a score of 149 among those applicants granted admission who enrolled as full-time students.
#144 in Bar Passage Rate - 68.05%
Widener University Commonwealth Law School ranks #144 regarding the highest bar passage rate among first-time test takers.
#170 in Highest Tuition - $0
Widener University Commonwealth Law School is tied for #170 regarding the highest tuition among full-time resident (in-state) students.
#171 in Presence of Minority Faculty - 5.17%
Widener University Commonwealth Law School ranks #171 regarding the highest percentage of racial or ethnic minority faculty (5.17%).
#124 in Presence of Female Faculty - 36%
Widener University Commonwealth Law School ranks #124 regarding the highest percentage of faculty who are female (36%).