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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.

2019 Enrollment Statistics

Total enrollment for Fall 2019 653 students (unduplicated headcount)
Total JD Enrollment 463 students
Masters and LLM Enrollment 183 students
Online-Only Enrollment 116 students (non-JD students)
JD Attrition, First Year to Second Year 6.8% (Fall 2018-Fall 2019; 15 students transferred out, 2 dismissed, 2 student transferred in, 2 students returned)

Entering JD Class of 2020 Profile

Number of Applicants 733
Number of Offers 473


Total Class Size 134
JD Traditional 72
JD Accelerated 34
JD Extended 1
JD/Masters 26
JD Reduced Residency 1


75% 3.49 157
50% 3.19 152
25% 2.96 148

*Data verified by the LSAC/ABA Credential Certification Process


Financial Aid
Merit Scholarships Awarded 99%
Average Scholarship Award $28,000


Gender 67% Female / 31% Male / 2% Other
Students of Color 28%
Average Age 26
Age Distribution 20-57
States and Territories Represented




Educational Background
Undergraduate Institutions 120
Undergraduate Majors 41
Top Majors Political Science, Environmental Sciences, English, Biology, Psychology, History, Criminal Justice, Natural Sciences, Finance, Philosophy, Business, Journalism, Marine Sciences, Geology, International Studies
Students with Graduate Degrees 13%