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Don’t Get Lost in the Crowd

Find yourself where professors know you by name and where a rigorous curriculum lets you explore what matters to you.

Wake Forest University School of Law is committed to your education by pairing the traditional classroom with experience and service-based learning. Our mission is to develop successful citizen lawyers who turn their curiosities and passions into legal practice. We are a tight-knit, supportive community where you can develop meaningful relationships with fellow students, faculty, and alumni.

By the Numbers

Fast Facts

Learn who we are on the fly. Explore our fast facts about the 2021-2022 academic year.

Our First-Year Class

  • 1,925 - Applications
  • 167 - Enrolled
  • 94 - Schools represented
  • 31 - States represented
  • 68% - Out-of-state residents
  • 54% - Women
  • 28% - Minority
  • 163 - Median LSAT score
    164 - 75th percentile LSAT
    160 - 25th percentile LSAT
  • 3.68 - Median GPA
    3.81 - 75th percentile GPA
    3.44 - 25th percentile GPA

Who We Are

  • 167 - First-year students
  • 648 - Number enrolled in School of Law (JD, LLM, SJD, Two-Year JD for International Lawyers, MSL)
  • 8,950 - Number enrolled at Wake Forest University (undergraduate and graduate schools)

How We Educate

  • 6 - Degree options, including JD and Dual/Concurrent Degrees
  • 9 - Clinics
  • 3 - Journals

Tuition and Financial Aid

  • $51,000 - Tuition for the 2020-2021 academic year
  • $0-Full Tuition - Range in individual scholarship awards

Our JD Program

Explore areas of law that matter to you. Our JD program lets you design your own path with traditional and unique course offerings that are paired with myriad experiential learning opportunities.


Our faculty ensure your education is taught at the highest level in classes that are intentionally small.

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Student Life

The coursework is rigorous, but you and your classmates will work together in a collegial environment.

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Career Outcomes

Turn your curiosities and passions into legal practice in any jurisdiction of the United States and beyond.

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We invite you to explore the various ways in which to engage with us virtually.

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Think Wake Forest School of Law is right for you and your future? Find yourself here by applying today.

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