Stanford Law School

The law school of Stanford University, known as Stanford Law School, is a Private, 4 years school in Stanford, CA. Total 668 students are attending the law school and 157 first-year students enrolled last year. Its average LSAT score submitted by enrolled students is 171 and the average GPA is 3.91. The law school tuition & fees at Stanford Law School is $62,847.

  • LSAT Average: 171
  • Law School Tuition & Fees: $62,847
  • Law School Acceptance Rate: 9.72%
  • Law School Student Population: 668

Acceptance Rate & Admission Statistics

For academic year 2020-2021, total 3,908 students have applied to Stanford Law School. Among them, 380 students have accepted to admit and 157 have enrolled into Stanford Law SchoolThe acceptance rate is 9.72% and the yield is 41%. The acceptance rate of Stanford Law School is lower than the acceptance rate of California law schools, as well as that of all law schools in United States.
Next table illustrates the admission counts, acceptance rate, and yield at Stanford Law School.
2020-2021 Admission Statistics
Stanford Law School
Stanford Law SchoolCalifornia Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
Applicants3,90853,463375,348
Admitted38016,484132,806
Enrolled1574,01737,159
Acceptance Rate9.72%37.81%45.03%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)41.32%27.60%31.58%

LSAT score and GPA in Average

The average LSAT scores submitted by enrolled students is 171 and the average GPA is 3.91 at Stanford Law School. The LSAT score of Stanford Law School is higher than the average LSAT score of California law schools, as well as that of all law schools in United States.
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
Stanford Law School
Stanford Law SchoolCalifornia Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
25th percentile169155152
50th percentile171158156
75th percentile174160158
2020-2021 GPA distribution
Stanford Law School
Stanford Law SchoolCalifornia Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
25th percentile3.793.193.18
50th percentile3.913.453.45
75th percentile3.963.623.66

2020 Stanford Law School Tuition & Fees

The 2020 tuition & fees at Stanford Law School is $62,847 for law school students.The average living costs is $19,796 when a student lives on campus (i.e. dormitory or campus owned apartments).
The average tuition & fees of California law schools is $47,529 for Californiaresidents and $49,057 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 Stanford Law School is more expensive than the average tuition & fees of California law schools, as well as that of all law schools in United States.
2020-2021 Law School Tuition & Fees
Stanford Law School
20192020
Law School Tuition & Fees$60,723$62,847
Average Tuition & fees (not law school)
Undergraduate$51,354$53,529
Graduate$51,354$53,151
Living Costs
On-Campus Living$18,778$19,796

Stanford Law School Student Population

For academic year 2020-2021, total 668 students enrolled to Stanford Law School. Among them 567 students enrolled in JD (Juris Doctor degree) program and 101 students enrolled in Non-JD program.
For the first class, 157 students newly joined to to Stanford Law School. By gender, there are 82 men , 96 women, and 2 other/unknown gender first-time students at Stanford Law School. All students enrolled as full-time status at Stanford Law School.
2020-2021 Student Population
Stanford Law School
20192020
Total Enrollment677668
JD Enrollment565567
Non-JD Enrollment112101
Non-JD Enrollment (Online)00
2020-2021 First-year Student Population
Stanford Law School
20192020
Total165157
Men9182
Women8996
Other02

Stanford Law School Bar Exam Pass Rate

For the first time bar exam takers, the bar exam pass rate is 95.32% where 171 students took the exam and 163 students passed the exam. The pass rate is higher than average pass rate of California law schools (74.35%).
2020-2021 Bar Exam Pass Rate
Stanford Law School
20192020
Number of Graduates193183
First-Time Bar Exam Takers Total188171
New Graduates177164
Prior Year Graduates116
Early Takers01
No Exam Takers815
Exam Passer178163
Exam Pass Rate94.68%95.32%
California Pass Rate67.94%74.35%

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