University of Idaho College of Law

The University of Idaho College of Law, located in Moscow, Idaho, is the only law school in Idaho. The College of Law was established in 1909, and has been accredited by the American Bar Association since 1925. The College of Law has in excess of 3000 living alumni.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Contact Website (Website) http://www.uidaho.edu/law
Admissions Dean (Admissions Dean) lawadmit@uidaho.edu
Location (Location) Moscow, ID
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Quick Facts

Founded : 1909
ABA Accredited : Yes
AALS Member : Yes

Rankings

US News Week : 111
Vault Top 25 : N/A
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Median LSAT : 152
Median GPA : 3.18
Acceptance Rate : 67%


University of Idaho Law School Admissions

University of Idaho Law School is considered a Somewhat Competitive law school, which accepts only 67% of its applicants. Comparatively, Idaho is Lower than the average cost for law school.

  Applications Offers Matriculated
Class of 2021 517 342 (66.15%) 105 (20.3%)
  25% Median 75%
GPA 2.94 3.18 3.45
LSAT 147 152 155

Tuition And Financial AID

  In-State Resident Non-Resident
Full Time $17,230 $31,234
Part Time N/A N/A
Living Expenses  
Living on-campus: $9,902
Living off-campus: $9,902
Living at home: N/A

Important Dates

Early Decision 1 : N/A
Early Decision 2 : N/A
Regular Decision : N/A
Application Fee : $50

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University of Idaho Law School Community

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

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FACULTY STATISTICS

  • Full Time : 22
  • Part Time : 24

FACULTY

  • # Female Faculty : 31
  • # Minority Faculty : 7

RATIO

15.6 Students

1 Faculty

HOUSING OPTIONS

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

University of Idaho 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. University of Idaho 1L section size is equal to law schools in Idaho and 23% smaller than all PUBLIC law schools.

1L Section Size Comparison

University of Idaho Law School: 107
Idaho Average: 107
PUBLIC School Average: 132
  • Positions Available in Advanced Courses
  • Simulation Courses : 409
  • Faculty Supervised Clinics : 160
  • Students Involved in Advanced Activities
  • Field Placements : 82
  • Law Journals : 100
  • Moot Court/Mock Trials : 0

Attrition Rates

  • First Year : 9.0%
  • Second Year : 0.0%
  • Third Year : 0.0%
  • Fourth Year : 0.0%

University of Idaho Law School Employment

Deciding to attend law school requires a large financial investment with the goal of securing employment upon graduation. The University of Idaho class of 2016 had an employment rate of 90% with 2% pursuing an additional degree.

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In 2016, 85.6%% of students reported their employment status 9-months after graduation.

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Type of Employment

  • Law Firms: 40.0%
  • Business: 13.0%
  • Government: 15.0%
  • Public Interest: 6.0%
  • Academia: 4.0%
  • Idaho: 58%
  • Washington: 21%
  • Nevada: 4%

Bar Passage Rates

  • Reporting: 85.6%
  • First Time Takers: 111
  • Average School: 71.6%
  • Average State: 74.9%
  • Pass Difference: -3.3%

Top Bar Jurisdiction

  • Idaho : 73.2%
  • Passed : 53 of 74 (71.6%)
  • State Average : 74.9%
  • Difference : -1.6%