ABA Required Disclosures
(ABA Standard 509)

In compliance with ABA Standard 509, we provide the following information to current and prospective students about American University Washington College of Law and the J.D. Program.

ABA Standard 509 Information Report (PDF)

Admissions Data

JD Admissions Profile

ABA Standard 509 Information Report (PDF)

Tuition, fees, living costs, financial aid, and refunds

Financial Aid Homepage

Financial Aid: 2015-16 Cost of Attendance

Financial Aid Refund Policy

Conditional Scholarships

The Public Interest/Public Service (PIPS) Scholarship requires recipients to maintain a 3.0 grade point average.

Enrollment Data and Graduation Rates

ABA Standard 509 Information Report (PDF)

Total 2015-2016 JD enrollment: 1288 (1052 full time; 236 part-time).

Fall 2014-2015 entering JD class enrollment: 430 (357 full time, 73 part time)

  • Minority Representation: 42%
  • Female/Male ratio: 59%/41%

Less than .5% of entering students fail to graduate due to academic deficiency.

Composition and number of faculty and administrators

ABA Standard 509 Information Report (PDF)


Curricular Offerings

ABA Standard 509 Information Report (PDF)


Curriculum: Advanced Course Curriculum

Course Catalog

Library Resources

Pence Law Library

Physical Facilities


JD bar passage data

ABA Standard 509 Information Report (PDF)

In 2014, 78.8% of AUWCL graduates sat for the bar examination in Maryland, New York, or Virginia. The combined pass rate for these three jurisdictions was 74.75%.

Employment Outcomes

Recent Employment Outcomes

Transfer Policies

Information for transferring and visiting students