JD Class Profile

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.

2017 Enrollment Statistics

Total enrollment for Fall 2017 632 students (unduplicated headcount)
Total JD Enrollment 418 students
Masters and LLM Enrollment 203 students
Online-Only Enrollment 138 students (non-JD students)
JD Attrition, First Year to Second Year 4% (Fall 2016-Fall 2017; 6 students transferred out, 1 student transferred in)

Entering JD Class of 2017 Profile

Number of Applicants 699
Number of Offers 551


Total Class Size 161
JD Traditional 85
JD Accelerated 31
JD Extended 2
JD/Masters 40
JD Reduced Residency 3


75% 3.48 156
50% 3.20 151
25% 2.85 147

*Data certified by the LSAC/ABA Credential Certification Process


Financial Aid
Merit Scholarships Awarded 88%
Average Scholarship Award $24,000


Gender 48% Female / 52% Male
Students of Color 21%
Average Age 28
States and Territories Represented




Educational Background
Undergraduate Institutions 130
Undergraduate Majors 42
Top Majors Political Science, Environmental Sciences, English, History, Criminal Justice, Psychology, Sociology, Humanities, Philosophy, Anthropology, Geology/Earth Sciences, Communications, Geography, Biology, Mathematics
Students with Graduate Degrees 14%