University of Wyoming College of Law

Admissions: University of Wyoming

Fall 2009 Admissions and Enrollment Statistics
Total number of full- and part-time applicants 583
Total number of full- and part-time acceptances 198
Overall acceptance rate 34.0%
Total number of full- and part-time first-year students enrolled 83
Number of full-time program applicants 583
Number of full-time program acceptances 198
Full-time acceptance rate 34.0%
Number of first-year full-time students enrolled 83
Number of part-time program applicants N/A
Number of part-time program acceptances N/A
Part-time acceptance rate N/A
Number of first-year part-time students enrolled N/A
Fall 2009 GPA and LSAT Scores
25th-75th percentile GPA scores for all students 3.25-3.68
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for all students 150-157
25th-75th percentile undergraduate GPA for full-time students 3.25-3.68
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for full-time students 150-157
25th-75th percentile undergraduate GPA for part-time students N/A
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for part-time students N/A

Careers: University of Wyoming

Bar Statistics (Winter and Summer 2008 administrations)
State where the greatest number of first-time test takers took the bar WY
School’s bar passage rate for first-time test takers 76.3%
Statewide bar passage rate for first-time test takers 67.0%
Class of 2008 Graduates
Total graduates 71
Graduates employed at graduation 58.6%
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation 88.9%
Starting Salaries of 2008 Graduates Employed Full-time
25th percentile private sector starting salary $40,000
Median private sector starting salary $48,000
75th percentile private sector starting salary $54,000
Percent in the private sector who reported salary information 57%
Median public service starting salary $46,000
Areas of Legal Practice (Class of 2008)
Percent employed in academia 1.7%
Percent employed in business and industry 15.5%
Percent employed in government 15.5%
Percent employed in all judicial clerkships 13.8%
Percent employed in law firms 41.4%
Percent employed in public interest 6.9%
Percent employed in an unknown field 5.2%
Percent employed in a judicial clerkship by an Article III federal judge 2.7%
2008 Graduates Employment Location
Graduates employed in-state 57%
Graduates employed in foreign countries 2%
Number of states where graduates are employed 9
New England (CT, ME, MA, NH, RI, VT) 0.0%
Middle Atlantic (NY, NJ, PA) 0.0%
East North Central (IL, IN, MI, OH, WI) 0.0%
West North Central (IA, KS, MN, MO, NE, ND, SD) 0.0%
South Atlantic (DE, DC, FL, GA, MD, NC, SC, VA, WV) 1.7%
East South Central (AL, KY, MS, TN) 1.7%
West South Central (AR, LA, OK, TX) 0.0%
Pacific (AK, CA, HI, OR, WA) 5.2%
Mountain (AZ, CO, ID, MT, NV, NM, UT, WY) 89.7%
Employment location unknown 0.0%
Career Services
(Data appear as originally submitted by this school)
Career services operations On-campus interviews, job fairs, and career exploration seminars; career search assistance for permanent, part-time, and summer employment; career counseling, job search strategies, alumni presentations in various law specialties; individualized critique of resumes, cover letters, application materials, and interviews; online databases of employment opportunities, library of resource materials.
Job Type
Bar admission required or anticipated (e.g., attorney and corporate counsel positions, law clerks, judicial clerks) 80.0%
J.D. preferred, law degree enhances position (e.g., corporate contracts administrator, alternative dispute resolution specialist, government regulatory analyst, FBI special agent) 10.0%
Professional/other (jobs that require professional skills or training but for which a J.D. is neither preferred nor particularly applicable; e.g., accountant, teacher, business manager, nurse) 0.0%
Nonprofessional/other (job that does not require any professional skills or training or is taken on a temporary basis and not viewed as part of a career path) 5.0%