JD Class Profile

Vermont Law students are intellectually curious and highly motivated. They bring diverse perspectives, interests, and talents to campus, creating a vibrant learning community.

They come from almost every state and several countries. Their academic backgrounds are likewise diverse, ranging from English to environmental science. Some students are fresh from undergrad, while others have left careers to explore new opportunities.

However Vermont Law School students may differ, they are united by their ambition to make a difference in their chosen fields.
 

2018 Enrollment Statistics

Total enrollment for Fall 2018 660 students (unduplicated headcount)
Total JD Enrollment 445 students
Masters and LLM Enrollment 205 students
Online-Only Enrollment 113 students (non-JD students)
JD Attrition, First Year to Second Year 4% (Fall 2016-Fall 2017; 6 students transferred out, 1 student transferred in)

Entering JD Class of 2019 Profile

Number of Applicants 786
Number of Offers 571

 

Total Class Size 151
JD Traditional 86
JD Accelerated 37
JD Extended 2
JD/Masters 25
JD Reduced Residency 1

 

GPA/LSAT*
75% 3.50 154
50% 3.24 150
25% 2.88 146

*Data pending the LSAC/ABA Credential Certification Process

 

Financial Aid
Merit Scholarships Awarded 91%
Average Scholarship Award $22,000

 

Demographics
Gender 53% Female / 47% Male
Students of Color 31%
Average Age 26
Age Distribution 20-50
States and Territories Represented

Countries
 
38

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Educational Background
Undergraduate Institutions 121
Undergraduate Majors 44
Top Majors Political Science, Environmental Sciences, Psychology, Humanities, Sociology, Criminal Justice, Communications, Liberal Arts, International Relations, Biology, Chemistry, Philosophy, International Studies, Business Management, Anthropology
Students with Graduate Degrees 14%