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Vermont Law students are intellectually curious and highly motivated. They bring diverse perspectives, interests, and talents to campus, creating a vibrant learning community.

They come from almost every state and several countries. Their academic backgrounds are likewise diverse, ranging from English to environmental science. Some students are fresh from undergrad, while others have left careers to explore new opportunities.

However Vermont Law School students may differ, they are united by their ambition to make a difference in their chosen fields.

2021 Enrollment Statistics

Total enrollment for Fall 2021 660 students (unduplicated headcount)
Total JD Enrollment 432 students
Masters and LLM Enrollment 71 students (not including online students)
Online-Only Enrollment 130 students (non-JD students)
Non-degree students (including Certificates)  27 students
JD Attrition, First Year to Second Year 8.87% (Fall 2020-Fall 2021; 7 students transferred out, 4 dismissed)

Entering JD Class of 2022 Profile

Number of Applicants 888
Number of Offers 529


Total Class Size 170
JD Traditional 82
JD Accelerated 28
JD Extended 1
JD/Masters 35
JD Reduced Residency 4
Online Hybrid JD 20


75th Percentile 3.69 158
50th Percentile 3.36 154
25th Percentile 3.09 149

*Data verified by the LSAC/ABA Credential Certification Process


Merit Scholarships Awarded 98%
Average Scholarship Award $29,000


Gender 67% Female / 25% Male
Students of Color 25%
Average Age 27
Age Distribution 20-62
States and Territories Represented




Educational Background
Undergraduate Institutions 131
Undergraduate Majors 63
Top Majors Environmental Sciences, Political Science, English, Humanities, Biology, Social Sciences, Philosophy, Psychology, History, Legal Studies, Criminal Justice, Communications, Natural Sciences, Criminology, Economics 
Students with Graduate Degrees 15%