University of Hawaii at Manoa - William S. Richardson School of Law

University of Hawaii at Manoa - William S. Richardson School of Law

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Basic Information
Type: 
Public
Enrollment: 
292

University of Hawaiʻi at Manoa — William S. Richardson School of Law is set in a valley about 15 minutes from downtown Honolulu and is one of the smallest schools in the nation, at around 310 students. 

The school embraces Hawai‘i’s diversity and values and recognizes a special responsibility to the state and Pacific region. It is the No. 1 Asian law school in the U.S., based on student enrollment, faculty and other factors. It is also No. 4 for overall diversity, based on a breadth of diversity. 

It is perhaps the top school in the country for Pacific-Asian legal studies and Native Hawaiian law. It receives an A for both Environmental and International law., 

University of Hawaii also offers a collaborative community that has been described as “a face-to-face culture where students support each other and the faculty is eager to see them succeed.”

 

Admission Profile
Application Deadline: 
7/1
Application Fee: 

$75

Financial Aid Deadline: 

2/1

 LSATGPA
75th Percentile1563.6
Median1533.20
25th Percentile1502.89
Financial Profile
 ResidentNon-Resident
Tuition$23,142$46,566
Tuition Part-time$17,544$35,112
Living Expenses
Median grant$4000
Percent receiving grants56.00%
Estimated net tuition
Employment & Bar Exam Profile
 Rate
Post-grad employment 88.70%
NJ Employment77.04
Bar Passage72.55%
State75.74%
Academic Profile
Best Law Schools 2018: Best Value: 
B+
Best Law Schools 2019: Most Diverse: 
A+
Best Law Schools 2018: Practical Training: 
A-
Concentrations: 
Alternative Dispute Resolution
Business, Corporate, Banking
Criminal Law and Procedure
Environmental/Natural Resource Law
Family Law/Child & Family
Governmental Affairs and Regulations
Health Law
Intellectual Property Law
International Law
Litigation
Public Interest/Social Justice
Public Policy
Real Estate Transactions
Tax Law
Trial Advocacy
Website: 
www.law.hawaii.edu