North Carolina Central University School of Law

North Carolina Central University School of Law is a Public, 4 years school in Durham, NC. Total 460 students are attending the law school and 169 first-year students enrolled last year. Its average LSAT score submitted by enrolled students is 147 and the average GPA is 3.27. The law school tuition & fees at North Carolina Central University School of Law is $38,964.

  • LSAT Average: 147
  • 2023 Law School Tuition & Fees (JD): $38,964
  • Acceptance Rate: 37.87%
  • Student Population: 460
  • First-Year Student: 169

2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

The 2022-2023 tuition & fees at North Carolina Central University School of Law is $16,292 for North Carolina residents and $38,964 for out-of-state students. The tuition has not been increased to the same amount as last year.
The average tuition & fees of law schools in North Carolina is $40,811 for North Carolina residents and $47,448 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 North Carolina Central University School of Law is cheaper than the average tuition & fees of North Carolina law schools.
The next table shows the North Carolina Central University School of Law tuition & fees and compare it to the North Carolina 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
In-StateOut-of-StateIn-StateOut-of-StateIn-StateOut-of-State
North Carolina Central University School of Law$16,345$39,017$16,345$39,017$16,292$38,964
North Carolina Law Schools$40,811$47,448 $40,811$47,448-
All U.S. Law Schools$38,035$43,389 $37,935$43,395-

LSAT score and GPA in Average

The average LSAT scores submitted by enrolled students is 147 and the average GPA is 3.27 at North Carolina Central University School of Law.
The LSAT score of North Carolina Central University School of Law is lower than the average LSAT score of North Carolina law schools.
The undergraduate GPA of North Carolina Central University School of Law is lower than the average LSAT score of North Carolina law schools.
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
North Carolina Central University School of LawNorth Carolina Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
Full-timePart-time
25th percentile145147156155
50th percentile147153158158
75th percentile153155161161
GPA distribution
North Carolina Central University School of LawNorth Carolina Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
Full-timePart-time
25th percentile2.962.993.313.27
50th percentile3.273.343.543.54
75th percentile3.543.423.713.74

Acceptance Rate & Admission Statistics

For academic year 2020-2021, total 1,080 students have applied to North Carolina Central University School of Law. Among them, 409 students have accepted to admit and 169 have enrolled into North Carolina Central University School of LawThe acceptance rate is 37.87% and the yield is 41%.
The acceptance rate of North Carolina Central University School of Law is higher than the acceptance rate of North Carolina law schools.
The next table illustrates the admission counts, acceptance rate, and yield at North Carolina Central University School of Law.
Admission Statistics
North Carolina Central University School of LawNorth Carolina Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
Applicants1,08014,905475,703
Admitted4093,377135,643
Enrolled1691,17840,338
Acceptance Rate37.87%32.89%40.11%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)41.32%37.24%32.70%

Law School Student Population

For academic year 2020-2021, total 460 students enrolled to North Carolina Central University School of Law. All students enrolled in JD(Juris Doctor Degree) program .
For the first class, 169 students newly joined to to North Carolina Central University School of Law. By gender, there are 51 men and 125 women first-time students at North Carolina Central University School of Law. By attending status, 156 students enrolled as full-time and 20 students enrolled as part-time status.
Student Population
20202021
Total Enrollment364460
JD Enrollment364460
Non-JD Enrollment00
Non-JD Enrollment (Online)0-1
First-year Student Population
20202021
TotalFull timePart timeTotalFull timePart time
Total14012814 16915620
Men48417 63474
Women94877 12510916

Bar Exam Pass Rate

For the first time bar exam takers, the bar exam pass rate is 79.31% where 87 students took the exam and 69 students passed the exam. The pass rate is lower than average pass rate of North Carolina law schools (82.12%).
Bar Exam Pass Rate
20202021
Number of Graduates128113
First-Time Bar Exam Takers Total12287
New Graduates10686
Prior Year Graduates160
Early Takers01
No Exam Takers1325
Exam Passer9369
Exam Pass Rate76.23%79.31%
North Carolina Pass Rate78.64%82.12%

Law Schools in North Carolina

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