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.

2018 Enrollment Statistics

Total enrollment for Fall 2018 660 students (unduplicated headcount)
Total JD Enrollment 445 students
Masters and LLM Enrollment 205 students
Online-Only Enrollment 113 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 2018 Profile

Number of Applicants 864
Number of Offers 660


Total Class Size 194
JD Traditional 110
JD Accelerated 32
JD Extended 2
JD/Masters 47
JD Reduced Residency 3


75% 3.56 156
50% 3.25 151
25% 2.80 147

*Data certified by the LSAC/ABA Credential Certification Process


Financial Aid
Merit Scholarships Awarded 92%
Average Scholarship Award $23,000


Gender 57% Female / 43% Male
Students of Color 23%
Average Age 26
States and Territories Represented




Educational Background
Undergraduate Institutions 150
Undergraduate Majors 48
Top Majors Environmental Science, Political Science, Biology, Philosophy, Economics, Humanities, Psychology, English, Liberal Arts, Natural Sciences, Sociology, Communications, History, Government, Criminal Justice, Anthropology, Geology
Students with Graduate Degrees 12%