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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 2021 Profile

Number of Applicants 1001
Number of Offers 659


Total Class Size 174
JD Traditional 78
JD Accelerated 36
JD Extended 1
JD/Masters 56
JD Reduced Residency 3


75% 3.65 159
50% 3.40 154
25% 3.08 150

*Data verified by the LSAC/ABA Credential Certification Process


Financial Aid
Merit Scholarships Awarded 99%
Average Scholarship Award $32,000


Gender 61% Female / 39% Male
Students of Color 26%
Average Age 26
Age Distribution 20-58
States and Territories Represented




Educational Background
Undergraduate Institutions 135
Undergraduate Majors 50
Top Majors Environmental Sciences, Political Science, English, Humanities, Biology, Social Sciences, Philosophy, Psychology, History, Legal Studies, Criminal Justice, Communications, Theatre Arts, Natural Sciences, Criminology, Economics 
Students with Graduate Degrees 11%