Villanova University School of Law is a private American Law School located in Villanova, Pennsylvania, just outside Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, adjacent to the main campus of Villanova University. Adjacent to the university campus is Philadelphia?s Main Line. The law school is at the approximate midpoint of east coast legal centers in New York and Washington and only 20 minutes by commuter rail from the center of Philadelphia. Opened in 1953, the school is approved by the American Bar Association and is a member of the Association of American Law Schools. Students are graduates of more than 124 colleges and universities; many have significant work experience outside of the law. The student-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. The school is current ranked 60th in the 2008 edition of U.S. News & World Report's Best Graduate Schools. The 2006 entering class has a median GPA of 3.44 and a median LSAT of 162. For the first time in the school's history, Villanova Law School is in the process of building a new, technologically-superior building. The new building will be completed for the start of the 2009-2010 school year, and will be located roughly 300 yards from the location of the present school.
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Villanova Law School is considered a Competitive law school, which accepts only 49% of its applicants. Comparatively, Villanova is Higher than the average cost for law school.
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Early Decision 1 : 12/01
Early Decision 2 : 09/01
Regular Decision : 04/01
Application Fee : N/A
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Villanova Law School is considered to have a Somewhat Favorable student to faculty ratio. The average class size for 1L sections is approximately Above Average compared to other law schools. Student diversity at Villanova is Below Average.
The size of 1L sections affects the quality and consistency of teaching in law schools. Generally with smaller 1L section sizes, students receive more individualized attention. Villanova University 1L section size is 7% larger than law schools in Pennsylvania and 8% smaller than all PRIVATE law schools.
Deciding to attend law school requires a large financial investment with the goal of securing employment upon graduation. The Villanova University class of 2015 had an employment rate of 90% with 0% pursuing an additional degree.
In 2015, 80.4%% of students reported their employment status 9-months after graduation.