The University of Wisconsin Law School is the professional school for the study of law at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in Madison, Wisconsin. The law school was founded in 1868. The law school is situated on Bascom Hill, the center of the UW-Madison campus. In 1996, the law school completed a major renovation project that joined two previous buildings and created a four-story glass atrium. The renovation was recognized by the American Institute of Architects for its innovative design, incorporating modern design into the 150 years of architecture on historic Bascom Hill. In addition to lecture halls and smaller classrooms, the law school contains a fully-functional trial courtroom, appellate courtroom, and an extensive law library.
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Wisconsin Law School is considered a Competitive law school, which accepts only 49% of its applicants. Comparatively, Wisconsin is Lower than the average cost for law school.
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Early Decision 1 : 11/15
Early Decision 2 : N/A
Regular Decision : 04/01
Application Fee : $56
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Wisconsin Law School is considered to have a Favorable student to faculty ratio. The average class size for 1L sections is approximately Above Average compared to other law schools. Student diversity at Wisconsin 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. University of Wisconsin Madison 1L section size is 4% larger than law schools in Wisconsin and 2% larger than all PUBLIC law schools.
Deciding to attend law school requires a large financial investment with the goal of securing employment upon graduation. The University of Wisconsin Madison class of 2016 had an employment rate of 91% with 1% pursuing an additional degree.
In 2016, 99.6%% of students reported their employment status 9-months after graduation.