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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.

2023 Enrollment Statistics

Total enrollment for Fall 2023 690 students (unduplicated headcount)
Total JD Enrollment 495 students (96 Online Hybrid JD)
Masters and LLM Enrollment 45 students (not including online students)
Online-Only Enrollment 106 students (non-JD students)
Non-degree students (including Certificates)  28 students
JD Attrition, First Year to Second Year 11.6% (Fall 2022-Fall 2023; 9 students transferred out, 9 dismissed)

Entering JD Class of 2023 Profile

Number of Applicants 1036
Number of Offers 665


Total Class Size 201
JD Traditional 87
JD Accelerated 15
JD Extended 1
JD/Masters 18
JD Reduced Residency 2
Online Hybrid JD 78


75th Percentile 3.62 156
50th Percentile 3.3 151
25th Percentile 2.8 148

*Data verified by the LSAC/ABA Credential Certification Process


Merit Scholarships Awarded 100%
Average Scholarship Award $30,000 Residential $10,500 Online


Gender 65% Female / 32% Male Other/Did Not Respond 3%
Students of Color 30%
Average Age 31
Age Distribution 21-77
States and Territories Represented




Educational Background
Undergraduate Institutions 160
Undergraduate Majors 53
Top Majors Political Science, Criminal Justice, Environmental Sciences, Psychology, Humanities, Biology, History, Liberal Arts, Business Administration, Communications, Philosophy
Students with Graduate Degrees 29%