Northeastern University School of Law

Northeastern University School of Law is a Private, 4 years school in Boston, MA. Total 768 students are attending the law school and 232 first-year students enrolled last year. Its average LSAT score submitted by enrolled students is 162 and the average GPA is 3.66. The law school tuition & fees at Northeastern University School of Law is $58,802.

  • LSAT Average: 162
  • 2023 Law School Tuition & Fees (JD): $58,802
  • Acceptance Rate: 24.40%
  • Student Population: 768
  • First-Year Student: 232

2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

The 2022-2023 tuition & fees at Northeastern University School of Law is $58,802 for law school students. The tuition increased by 2.99% compared to last year.
The average tuition & fees of law schools in Massachusetts is $49,274 for Massachusetts residents and $49,831 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 Northeastern University School of Law is more expensive than the average tuition & fees of Massachusetts law schools, as well as costs of all law schools in United States.
The next table shows the Northeastern University School of Law tuition & fees and compare it to the Massachusetts 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
Northeastern University School of Law$54,902$57,094$58,802
Massachusetts Law Schools$49,831$49,831-
All U.S. Law Schools$43,389$43,395-

LSAT score and GPA in Average

The average LSAT scores submitted by enrolled students is 162 and the average GPA is 3.66 at Northeastern University School of Law.
The LSAT score of Northeastern University School of Law is higher than the average LSAT score of Massachusetts law schools, as well as all law schools in United States.
The undergraduate GPA of Northeastern University School of Law is higher than the average LSAT score of Massachusetts 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
Northeastern University School of LawMassachusetts Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
Full-timePart-time
25th percentile159154156155
50th percentile162160160158
75th percentile164164163161
GPA distribution
Northeastern University School of LawMassachusetts Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
Full-timePart-time
25th percentile3.453.13.323.27
50th percentile3.683.453.583.54
75th percentile3.83.663.753.74

Acceptance Rate & Admission Statistics

For academic year 2020-2021, total 4,103 students have applied to Northeastern University School of Law. Among them, 1,001 students have accepted to admit and 232 have enrolled into Northeastern University School of LawThe acceptance rate is 24.40% and the yield is 23%.
The acceptance rate of Northeastern University School of Law is lower than the acceptance rate of Massachusetts law schools, as well as all law schools in United States.
The next table illustrates the admission counts, acceptance rate, and yield at Northeastern University School of Law.
Admission Statistics
Northeastern University School of LawMassachusetts Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
Applicants4,10335,806475,703
Admitted1,0019,108135,643
Enrolled2322,32440,338
Acceptance Rate24.40%39.70%40.11%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)23.18%27.55%32.70%

Law School Student Population

For academic year 2020-2021, total 768 students enrolled to Northeastern University School of Law. Among them 632 students enrolled in JD (Juris Doctor degree) program and 136 students enrolled in Non-JD program.
For the first class, 232 students newly joined to to Northeastern University School of Law. By gender, there are 58 men , 180 women, and 1 other/unknown gender first-time students at Northeastern University School of Law. By attending status, 224 students enrolled as full-time and 15 students enrolled as part-time status.
Student Population
20202021
Total Enrollment708768
JD Enrollment603632
Non-JD Enrollment105136
Non-JD Enrollment (Online)68-1
First-year Student Population
20202021
TotalFull timePart timeTotalFull timePart time
Total2002060 23222315
Men63630 63535
Women1431430 18017010
Other220 110

Bar Exam Pass Rate

For the first time bar exam takers, the bar exam pass rate is 84.45% where 180 students took the exam and 152 students passed the exam. The pass rate is higher than average pass rate of Massachusetts law schools (83.01%).
Bar Exam Pass Rate
20202021
Number of Graduates211202
First-Time Bar Exam Takers Total201180
New Graduates191171
Prior Year Graduates109
Early Takers00
No Exam Takers1831
Exam Passer172152
Exam Pass Rate85.57%84.45%
Massachusetts Pass Rate80.13%83.01%

Law Schools in Massachusetts

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