University of Washington

Seattle, WA

Law School

Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is a public institution residing on 703 urban acres in Seattle, Washington.  In addition to the traditional J.D., UW Law also offers students joint degree programs in conjunction with other UW academic departments.  Notable alumni of the University of Washington School of Law include William Gates, Sr., cochair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and father of Bill Gates.

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Quick Facts

Campus Box 353020
Seattle, WA 98195-3020
Year founded: 1899
Public/private:  Public
Law school designation:  National
Tier of law school: 1


Application deadline: March 15
Full-time program application fee: $60

Tuition & Fees

full-time: $31,980 per year (in-state)
full-time: $45,021 per year (out-of-state)

Room and board: $14,076

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School Details

Full- and part-time faculty:  115
Student-faculty ratio:  8.2:1
Total faculty:  133
Enrollment (full-time):  516
Gender distribution (full-time): 
Enrollment (part-time):  
J.D. candidates graduating in 2013-2014: 200
Employed at graduation: 50.8%
Median private sector starting salary:  $101,500
Median public service starting salary:  $55,000
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