Claude W. Pettit College of Law

The law school of Ohio Northern University, known as Claude W. Pettit College of Law, is a Private, 4 years school in Ada, OH. Total 153 students are attending the law school and 49 first-year students enrolled last year. Its average LSAT score submitted by enrolled students is 151 and the average GPA is 3.31. The law school tuition & fees at Claude W. Pettit College of Law is $27,950.

  • LSAT Average: 151
  • Law School Tuition & Fees: $27,950
  • Law School Acceptance Rate: 38.07%
  • Law School Student Population: 153

Acceptance Rate & Admission Statistics

For academic year 2020-2021, total 373 students have applied to Claude W. Pettit College of Law. Among them, 142 students have accepted to admit and 49 have enrolled into Claude W. Pettit College of LawThe acceptance rate is 38.07% and the yield is 35%. The acceptance rate of Claude W. Pettit College of Law is lower than the acceptance rate of Ohio law schools, as well as that of all law schools in United States.
Next table illustrates the admission counts, acceptance rate, and yield at Claude W. Pettit College of Law.
2020-2021 Admission Statistics
Claude W. Pettit College of Law
Claude W. Pettit College of LawOhio Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
Applicants3737,340375,348
Admitted1423,526132,806
Enrolled491,12337,159
Acceptance Rate38.07%50.35%45.03%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)34.51%32.68%31.58%

LSAT score and GPA in Average

The average LSAT scores submitted by enrolled students is 151 and the average GPA is 3.31 at Claude W. Pettit College of Law. The LSAT score of Claude W. Pettit College of Law is lower than the average LSAT score of Ohio law schools.
Next table shows the submitted LSAT scores and GPA by 25th/50th/75th percentile and full-time/part-time status and compare each score to last year scores.
2020-2021 LSAT scores distribution
Claude W. Pettit College of Law
Claude W. Pettit College of LawOhio Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
25th percentile147151152
50th percentile151154156
75th percentile155157158
2020-2021 GPA distribution
Claude W. Pettit College of Law
Claude W. Pettit College of LawOhio Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
25th percentile2.953.173.18
50th percentile3.313.463.45
75th percentile3.673.713.66

2020 Claude W. Pettit College of Law Tuition & Fees

The 2020 tuition & fees at Claude W. Pettit College of Law is $27,950 for law school students.The average living costs is $14,152 when a student lives on campus (i.e. dormitory or campus owned apartments) and $14,152 when a student lives off campus.
The average tuition & fees of Ohio law schools is $26,602 for Ohioresidents and $30,056 for out-of-state students. For all laws schools in United States, the average law school tuition & fees is $38,079 for State residents and $43,393 for out-of-state students. The tuition & fees of Claude W. Pettit College of Law is cheaper than the average tuition & fees of Ohio law schools.
2020-2021 Law School Tuition & Fees
Claude W. Pettit College of Law
20192020
Law School Tuition & Fees$26,990$27,950
Average Tuition & fees (not law school)
Undergraduate$32,260$33,440
Graduate$30,160$30,190
Living Costs
On-Campus Living$13,651$14,152
Off-Campus Living$13,651$14,152

Claude W. Pettit College of Law Student Population

For academic year 2020-2021, total 153 students enrolled to Claude W. Pettit College of Law. Among them 138 students enrolled in JD (Juris Doctor degree) program and 15 students enrolled in Non-JD program.
For the first class, 49 students newly joined to to Claude W. Pettit College of Law. By gender, there are 24 men and 26 women first-time students at Claude W. Pettit College of Law. All students enrolled as full-time status at Claude W. Pettit College of Law.
2020-2021 Student Population
Claude W. Pettit College of Law
20192020
Total Enrollment174153
JD Enrollment147138
Non-JD Enrollment2715
Non-JD Enrollment (Online)00
2020-2021 First-year Student Population
Claude W. Pettit College of Law
20192020
Total4849
Men2624
Women2526

Claude W. Pettit College of Law Bar Exam Pass Rate

For the first time bar exam takers, the bar exam pass rate is 84.44% where 45 students took the exam and 38 students passed the exam. The pass rate is higher than average pass rate of Ohio law schools (75.59%).
2020-2021 Bar Exam Pass Rate
Claude W. Pettit College of Law
20192020
Number of Graduates5649
First-Time Bar Exam Takers Total5045
New Graduates4942
Prior Year Graduates13
Early Takers00
No Exam Takers77
Exam Passer3138
Exam Pass Rate62%84.44%
Ohio Pass Rate76.3%75.59%

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