Stanford Law School

The law school of Stanford University, known as Stanford Law School, is a Private, 4 years school in Stanford, CA. Total 613 students are attending the law school and 161 first-year students enrolled last year. Its average LSAT score submitted by enrolled students is 172 and the average GPA is 3.91. The law school tuition & fees at Stanford Law School is $68,997.

  • LSAT Average: 172
  • 2023 Law School Tuition & Fees (JD): $68,997
  • Acceptance Rate: 6.28%
  • Student Population: 613
  • First-Year Student: 161

2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

The 2022-2023 tuition & fees at Stanford Law School is $68,997 for law school students. The tuition increased by 3.92% compared to last year.
The average tuition & fees of law schools in California is $49,777 for California residents and $51,474 for out-of-state students. For all laws schools in United States, the average law school tuition & fees is $38,162 for State residents and $43,641 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 costs of all law schools in United States.
The next table shows the Stanford Law School tuition & fees and compare it to the California 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
Stanford Law School$62,847$66,396$68,997
California Law Schools$49,057$51,474-
All U.S. Law Schools$43,389$43,641-

LSAT score and GPA in Average

The average LSAT scores submitted by enrolled students is 172 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 all law schools in United States.
The undergraduate GPA of Stanford Law School is higher than the average LSAT score of California 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
Stanford Law SchoolCalifornia Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
25th percentile170157155
50th percentile172161158
75th percentile175163161
GPA distribution
Stanford Law SchoolCalifornia Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
25th percentile3.813.303.27
50th percentile3.913.563.55
75th percentile3.993.723.74

Acceptance Rate & Admission Statistics

For academic year 2020-2021, total 5,685 students have applied to Stanford Law School. Among them, 357 students have accepted to admit and 161 have enrolled into Stanford Law SchoolThe acceptance rate is 6.28% and the yield is 45%.
The acceptance rate of Stanford Law School is lower than the acceptance rate of California law schools, as well as all law schools in United States.
The next table illustrates the admission counts, acceptance rate, and yield at Stanford Law School.
Admission Statistics
Stanford Law SchoolCalifornia Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
Applicants5,68565,607472,661
Admitted35716,123133,801
Enrolled1614,18839,745
Acceptance Rate6.28%32.75%39.89%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)45.10%27.00%32.70%

Law School Student Population

For academic year 2020-2021, total 613 students enrolled to Stanford Law School. Among them 577 students enrolled in JD (Juris Doctor degree) program and 36 students enrolled in Non-JD program.
For the first class, 161 students newly joined to to Stanford Law School. By gender, there are 94 men , 86 women, and 4 other/unknown gender first-time students at Stanford Law School. All students enrolled as full-time status at Stanford Law School.
Student Population
20202021
Total Enrollment668613
JD Enrollment567577
Non-JD Enrollment10136
Non-JD Enrollment (Online)0-1
First-year Student Population
20202021
Total157161
Men8294
Women9686
Other24

Bar Exam Pass Rate

For the first time bar exam takers, the bar exam pass rate is 98.22% where 168 students took the exam and 165 students passed the exam. The pass rate is higher than average pass rate of California law schools (0%).
Bar Exam Pass Rate
20202021
Number of Graduates183183
First-Time Bar Exam Takers Total171168
New Graduates164154
Prior Year Graduates614
Early Takers10
No Exam Takers1524
Exam Passer163165
Exam Pass Rate95.32%98.22%
California Pass Rate74.35%0%

Law Schools in California

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