UVA Law Admissions
  • Serial podcast contributors

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    Students and Professor Deirdre Enright of the Innocence Project at the UVA School of Law have been featured on the hit podcast "Serial."
  • Supreme Court Litigation Clinic

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    The Supreme Court Litigation Clinic won two cases at the Supreme Court this year, Elonis v. United States and Henderson v. United States.
  • Professor Alex Johnson and his small-section class

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    UVA Law is known for collegiality among students. One way the school embeds the value of community is through small-section classes.
  • #UVALawDay

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    Students recently documented a day in the life of the Law School through social media.
  • Supreme Court clerks

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    Virginia, Harvard, Stanford and Yale contributed the most clerks to the U.S. Supreme Court from 2005-15.
  • Admissions Dean Cordel Faulk

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    Cordel Faulk '01 recently discussed his new role as head of UVA Law's admissions office, his career and why applicants should choose Virginia.
  • Washington, D.C.

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    UVA Law's externships program allows students to earn credit while working for nonprofit or government employers.
  • New dinner series connects students and professors, staff

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    A new dinner series is helping UVA Law students connect with faculty, staff and alumni over issues affecting women.
  • Entrepreneurial Law Clinic

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    The Entrepreneurial Law Clinic, part of the John W. Glynn, Jr. Law & Business Program, allows students to act as general counsel for startups.
  • HRSP members

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    Students in the Human Rights Study Project recently traveled to Myanmar to report on human rights concerns there. See the photos from their journey.
  • Professor Anne Coughlin receives Lambda award

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    A new award offered by the UVA Law student organization Lambda Law Alliance recognizes those who support the LGBT community.
  • Professor Brandon Garrett

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    Professor Brandon Garrett's new book "Too Big to Jail: How Prosecutors Compromise with Corporations" examines the lenient deals federal prosecutors forge with big business.
  • NYSE trip

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    Professor Andrew Vollmer took students in his Law & Business Program classes to visit the New York Stock Exchange.
  • Public speaking at UVA Law

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    Virginia Law's curriculum includes a number of courses and extracurricular programs focused on honing students' public speaking skills.
  • Professor Douglas Laycock at the Supreme Court

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    The annual Diversity Pledge is part of the Law School's Diversity Week activities.
  • Spring day

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    See a photo slideshow of a typical spring day at UVA Law — and catch a glimpse of community, classes and the study scene.
  • Guantanamo Bay observers

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    Several students recently observed detainee hearings at Guantanamo Bay through Judicial Watch.
  • Consumer Law Clinic student and Terrell family

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    Amber Roberts '15 (second from right) helped save the Terrell family's home through her efforts with the Consumer Law Clinic.
  • Pictet Competition students

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    UVA Law students competed against dozens of teams from the U.S. and abroad at the Jean-Pictet Competition in international humanitarian law.

 

OUTCOMES

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Diversity

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class of
2017 profile

Median LSAT: 169
25%-75% LSAT: 166-170
Median GPA: 3.85
25%-75% GPA: 3.57-3.93
Average Age: 24 (range is 20 to 32)
Meet the Graduates

Meet the Graduates

Members of the Class of 2015 discuss Virginia Law

contact

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