Notre Dame Law School

The law school of University of Notre Dame, known as Notre Dame Law School, is a Private, 4 years school in Notre Dame, IN. Total 573 students are attending the law school and 178 first-year students enrolled last year. Its average LSAT score submitted by enrolled students is 168 and the average GPA is 3.77. The law school tuition & fees at Notre Dame Law School is $65,936.

  • LSAT Average: 168
  • 2023 Law School Tuition & Fees (JD): $65,936
  • Acceptance Rate: 17.51%
  • Student Population: 573
  • First-Year Student: 178

2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

The 2022-2023 tuition & fees at Notre Dame Law School is $65,936 for law school students. The tuition increased by 2.48% compared to last year.
The average tuition & fees of law schools in Indiana is $40,001 for Indiana residents and $51,758 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 Notre Dame Law School is more expensive than the average tuition & fees of Indiana law schools, as well as costs of all law schools in United States.
The next table shows the Notre Dame Law School tuition & fees and compare it to the Indiana 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
Notre Dame Law School$63,080$64,340$65,936
Indiana Law Schools$49,202$51,758-
All U.S. Law Schools$43,389$43,395-

LSAT score and GPA in Average

The average LSAT scores submitted by enrolled students is 168 and the average GPA is 3.77 at Notre Dame Law School.
The LSAT score of Notre Dame Law School is higher than the average LSAT score of Indiana law schools, as well as all law schools in United States.
The undergraduate GPA of Notre Dame Law School is higher than the average LSAT score of Indiana 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
Notre Dame Law SchoolIndiana Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
25th percentile162158155
50th percentile168162158
75th percentile170165161
GPA distribution
Notre Dame Law SchoolIndiana Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
25th percentile3.523.433.27
50th percentile3.773.703.54
75th percentile3.853.843.74

Acceptance Rate & Admission Statistics

For academic year 2020-2021, total 3,694 students have applied to Notre Dame Law School. Among them, 647 students have accepted to admit and 178 have enrolled into Notre Dame Law SchoolThe acceptance rate is 17.51% and the yield is 28%.
The acceptance rate of Notre Dame Law School is lower than the acceptance rate of Indiana law schools, as well as all law schools in United States.
The next table illustrates the admission counts, acceptance rate, and yield at Notre Dame Law School.
Admission Statistics
Notre Dame Law SchoolIndiana Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
Applicants3,6946,364475,703
Admitted6471,815135,643
Enrolled17859740,338
Acceptance Rate17.51%37.42%40.11%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)27.51%33.56%32.70%

Law School Student Population

For academic year 2020-2021, total 573 students enrolled to Notre Dame Law School. Among them 557 students enrolled in JD (Juris Doctor degree) program and 16 students enrolled in Non-JD program.
For the first class, 178 students newly joined to to Notre Dame Law School. By gender, there are 84 men and 97 women first-time students at Notre Dame Law School. All students enrolled as full-time status at Notre Dame Law School.
Student Population
20202021
Total Enrollment638573
JD Enrollment599557
Non-JD Enrollment3916
Non-JD Enrollment (Online)0-1
First-year Student Population
20202021
Total211178
Men10584
Women10997

Bar Exam Pass Rate

For the first time bar exam takers, the bar exam pass rate is 89.01% where 182 students took the exam and 162 students passed the exam. The pass rate is higher than average pass rate of Indiana law schools (79.61%).
Bar Exam Pass Rate
20202021
Number of Graduates193200
First-Time Bar Exam Takers Total193182
New Graduates185180
Prior Year Graduates82
Early Takers00
No Exam Takers414
Exam Passer174162
Exam Pass Rate90.16%89.01%
Indiana Pass Rate75.69%79.61%

Law Schools in Indiana

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