UConn Law School

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The University of Connecticut School of Law (commonly known as UConn Law) is the only public law school in Connecticut and one of only two in New England. The school was recently ranked forty-seventh out of the 190 American Bar Association-accredited law schools in the United States by U.S. News & World Report. The law school is in Hartford, Connecticut, though the main campus of the University of Connecticut is in Storrs.

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UConn Law School Admissions

UConn Law School is considered a Somewhat Competitive law school, which accepts only 51% of its applicants. Comparatively, Uconn is Lower than the average cost for law school.

Applications Offers Matriculated
Class of 2028 1074 547 (50.93%) 96 (8.9%)
25% Median 75%
GPA 3.13 3.34 3.62
LSAT 153 156 158

Tuition And Financial Aid

In-State Resident Non-Resident
Full Time $27,934 $57,852
Part Time $19,502 $40,402

Living Expenses

  • Living on-campus: N/A
  • Living off-campus: $17,510
  • Living at home: $8,240

Important Dates

  • Early Decision 1: N/A
  • Early Decision 2: N/A
  • Regular Decision: N/A
  • Application Fee: $60

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UConn Law School Community

UConn Law School is considered to have a Highly Favorable student to faculty ratio. The average class size for 1L sections is approximately Above Average compared to other law schools. Student diversity at Uconn is Below Average.

Student body

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Faculty Statistics

  • Full Time: 45
  • Part Time: 77


  • # Female Faculty: 40
  • # Minority Faculty: 12


9.6 Students

1 Faculty

Housing Options

  • On Campus Housing: No
  • Graduate Housing: No
  • Law Specific Housing: No

UConn Law School Curriculum

The size of 1L sections affects the quality and consistency of teaching in law schools. Generally with smaller 1L section sizes, students receive more individualized attention. UConn Law School 1L section size is 2% larger than law schools in Connecticut and 20% larger than all PUBLIC law schools.

1L Section Size Comparison

UConn Law School: 165
Connecticut Average: 162
PUBLIC School Average: 132

Positions Available in Advanced Courses

  • Simulation Courses: 338
  • Faculty Supervised Clinics: 195

Students Involved in Advanced Activities

  • Field Placements: 176
  • Law Journals: 137
  • Moot Court/Mock Trials: 0

Attrition Rates

  • First Year: 8.8%
  • Second Year: 1.3%
  • Third Year: 0.0%
  • Fourth Year: 0.0%

UConn Law School Employment

Deciding to attend law school requires a large financial investment with the goal of securing employment upon graduation. The UConn Law School class of 2023 had an employment rate of 90% with 1% pursuing an additional degree.

Employment Comparison

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In 2023, 80.5%% of students reported their employment status 9-months after graduation.

Type of Employment

  • Law Firms: 39.0%
  • Business: 26.0%
  • Government: 13.0%
  • Public Interest: 4.0%
  • Academia: 3.0%
  • Connecticut: 71%
  • Massachusetts: 9%
  • New York: 5%

Bar Passage Rates

  • Reporting: 80.5%
  • First Time Takers: 169
  • Average School: 89.7%
  • Average State: 87.7%
  • Pass Difference: 2.1%

Top Bar Jurisdiction

  • Connecticut: 87.7%
  • Passed: 122 of 136 (89.7%)
  • State Average: 87.7%
  • Difference: 2.1%