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Washington University in St. Louis

St. Louis, MO

Law School

Founded in 1853, Washington University in St. Louis is a private institution residing on 169 suburban acres in St. Louis, Missouri.  Its school of law allows students to begin tailoring their legal education to their interests as early as their second year of school.  There are also more than 15 programs and clinics for students to get hands-on legal experience, including the American Indian Law Summer Program and the Government Lawyering Externship.

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Quick Facts

1 Brookings Drive, Box 1120
St. Louis, MO 63130
Year founded: 1867
Public/private:  Private
Law school designation:  National
Tier of law school: 1


Application deadline: August 1
Full-time program application fee: $70

Tuition & Fees

full-time: $50,152 per year
Room and board: $14,400

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School Details

Full- and part-time faculty:  145
Student-faculty ratio:  9.7:1
Total faculty:  159
Enrollment (full-time):  749
Gender distribution (full-time): 
Enrollment (part-time):   4
J.D. candidates graduating in 2013-2014: 255
Employed at graduation: 53.0%
Median private sector starting salary:  $120,000
Median public service starting salary:  $53,000
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