Fordham University School of Law

Fordham University School of Law is a Private, 4 years school in Bronx, NY. Total 1,754 students are attending the law school and 436 first-year students enrolled last year. Its average LSAT score submitted by enrolled students is 166 and the average GPA is 3.70. The law school tuition & fees at Fordham University School of Law is $66,750.

  • LSAT Average: 166
  • 2023 Law School Tuition & Fees (JD): $66,750
  • LLM Tuition & Fees: $66,750
  • Acceptance Rate: 17.69%
  • Student Population: 1,754
  • First-Year Student: 436

2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

The 2022-2023 tuition & fees at Fordham University School of Law is $66,750 for law school students. The tuition has not been increased to the same amount as last year.
The average tuition & fees of law schools in New York is $54,845 for New York residents and $55,797 for out-of-state students. For all laws schools in United States, the average law school tuition & fees is $37,935 for State residents and $43,395 for out-of-state students.
The tuition & fees of Fordham University School of Law is more expensive than the average tuition & fees of New York law schools, as well as costs of all law schools in United States.
The next table shows the Fordham University School of Law tuition & fees and compare it to the New York law schools and all U.S. Law schools. The 2023 statistics for comparison is not available yet due to the lack of data.
Law School Tuition & Fees
202120222023
Fordham University School of Law$64,832$66,750$66,750
New York Law Schools$55,797$55,797-
All U.S. Law Schools$43,389$43,395-

LSAT score and GPA in Average

The average LSAT scores submitted by enrolled students is 166 and the average GPA is 3.7 at Fordham University School of Law.
The LSAT score of Fordham University School of Law is higher than the average LSAT score of New York law schools, as well as all law schools in United States.
The undergraduate GPA of Fordham University School of Law is higher than the average LSAT score of New York law schools, as well as all law schools in United States.
The 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.
LSAT scores distribution
Fordham University School of LawNew York Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
Full-timePart-time
25th percentile164157157155
50th percentile166163160158
75th percentile168166163161
GPA distribution
Fordham University School of LawNew York Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
Full-timePart-time
25th percentile3.533.353.353.27
50th percentile3.713.623.573.54
75th percentile3.83.783.753.74

Acceptance Rate & Admission Statistics

For academic year 2020-2021, total 7,882 students have applied to Fordham University School of Law. Among them, 1,394 students have accepted to admit and 436 have enrolled into Fordham University School of LawThe acceptance rate is 17.69% and the yield is 31%.
The acceptance rate of Fordham University School of Law is lower than the acceptance rate of New York law schools, as well as all law schools in United States.
The next table illustrates the admission counts, acceptance rate, and yield at Fordham University School of Law.
Admission Statistics
Fordham University School of LawNew York Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
Applicants7,88261,865475,703
Admitted1,39415,968135,643
Enrolled4364,51540,338
Acceptance Rate17.69%33.83%40.11%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)31.28%29.07%32.70%

Law School Student Population

For academic year 2020-2021, total 1,754 students enrolled to Fordham University School of Law. Among them 1,332 students enrolled in JD (Juris Doctor degree) program and 422 students enrolled in Non-JD program.
For the first class, 436 students newly joined to to Fordham University School of Law. By gender, there are 202 men and 251 women first-time students at Fordham University School of Law. By attending status, 400 students enrolled as full-time and 53 students enrolled as part-time status.
Student Population
20202021
Total Enrollment1,5021,754
JD Enrollment1,2671,332
Non-JD Enrollment235422
Non-JD Enrollment (Online)0-1
First-year Student Population
20202021
TotalFull timePart timeTotalFull timePart time
Total40835759 43640053
Men18816031 20717824
Women22519728 25122229

Bar Exam Pass Rate

For the first time bar exam takers, the bar exam pass rate is 90.02% where 381 students took the exam and 343 students passed the exam. The pass rate is higher than average pass rate of New York law schools (85.26%).
Bar Exam Pass Rate
20202021
Number of Graduates373397
First-Time Bar Exam Takers Total377381
New Graduates353357
Prior Year Graduates1512
Early Takers912
No Exam Takers2028
Exam Passer337343
Exam Pass Rate89.39%90.02%
New York Pass Rate83.51%85.26%

Law Schools in New York

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