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Admission Standards

Admission to legal education programs is highly competitive. The critical elements in any successful application include:

  • Academic superiority measured by a student's grade point average (GPA)
  • Law School Admission Test (LSAT) scores
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Personal statements

The following is a sample of admission characteristics from legal education programs in North Carolina. This list is not exhaustive. Statistics were obtained from the information guides available from the Law School Admission Council. This list was updated September 2015.

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Pre-Law Admission Standards in North Carolina

Campbell University, Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law
Raleigh, North Carolina
782 applications received - 166 enrolled full-time
3.2 average GPA
152 average LSAT

Charlotte School of Law
Charlotte, North Carolina
2065 applications received - 360 enrolled
3.99 High GPA
161 High LSAT

Duke University School of Law
Durham, North Carolina
4819 applications received - 227 enrolled
3.77 average GPA
169 average LSAT

Elon University School of Law
Greensboro, North Carolina
600 applications received - 112 enrolled
3.03 average GPA
148 average LSAT

North Carolina Central University School of Law
Durham, NC
931 applications received - 199 enrolled
3.22 average GPA
145 average LSAT

University of North Carolina School of Law
Chapel Hill, NC
1452 applications received - 226 enrolled
3.49 average GPA
162 average LSAT

Wake Forest University School of Law
Winston-Salem, NC
2097 applications received - 179 enrolled
3.58 average GPA
161 average LSAT