Yale Law School

The law school of Yale University, known as Yale Law School, is a Private, 4 years school in New Haven, CT. Total 724 students are attending the law school and 184 first-year students enrolled last year. Its average LSAT score submitted by enrolled students is 173 and the average GPA is 3.93. The law school tuition & fees at Yale Law School is $66,128.

  • LSAT Average: 173
  • Law School Tuition & Fees: $66,128
  • Law School Acceptance Rate: 8.22%
  • Law School Student Population: 724

Acceptance Rate & Admission Statistics

For academic year 2020-2021, total 3,198 students have applied to Yale Law School. Among them, 263 students have accepted to admit and 184 have enrolled into Yale Law SchoolThe acceptance rate is 8.22% and the yield is 70%. The acceptance rate of Yale Law School is lower than the acceptance rate of Connecticut law schools, as well as that of all law schools in United States.
Next table illustrates the admission counts, acceptance rate, and yield at Yale Law School.
2020-2021 Admission Statistics
Yale Law School
Yale Law SchoolConnecticut Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
Applicants3,1985,331375,348
Admitted2631,284132,806
Enrolled18448937,159
Acceptance Rate8.22%35.48%45.03%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)69.96%43.32%31.58%

LSAT score and GPA in Average

The average LSAT scores submitted by enrolled students is 173 and the average GPA is 3.93 at Yale Law School. The LSAT score of Yale Law School is higher than the average LSAT score of Connecticut 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
Yale Law School
Yale Law SchoolConnecticut Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
25th percentile170159152
50th percentile173161156
75th percentile175163158
2020-2021 GPA distribution
Yale Law School
Yale Law SchoolConnecticut Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
25th percentile3.853.463.18
50th percentile3.933.633.45
75th percentile3.993.813.66

2020 Yale Law School Tuition & Fees

The 2020 tuition & fees at Yale Law School is $66,128 for law school students.The average living costs is $20,095 when a student lives on campus (i.e. dormitory or campus owned apartments).
The average tuition & fees of Connecticut law schools is $49,285 for Connecticutresidents and $56,429 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 Yale Law School is more expensive than the average tuition & fees of Connecticut law schools, as well as that of all law schools in United States.
2020-2021 Law School Tuition & Fees
Yale Law School
20192020
Law School Tuition & Fees$64,267$66,128
Average Tuition & fees (not law school)
Undergraduate$53,430$55,500
Graduate$42,100$43,300
Living Costs
On-Campus Living$16,720$20,095

Yale Law School Student Population

For academic year 2020-2021, total 724 students enrolled to Yale Law School. Among them 630 students enrolled in JD (Juris Doctor degree) program and 94 students enrolled in Non-JD program.
For the first class, 184 students newly joined to to Yale Law School. By gender, there are 96 men , 113 women, and 3 other/unknown gender first-time students at Yale Law School. All students enrolled as full-time status at Yale Law School.
2020-2021 Student Population
Yale Law School
20192020
Total Enrollment705724
JD Enrollment621630
Non-JD Enrollment8494
Non-JD Enrollment (Online)00
2020-2021 First-year Student Population
Yale Law School
20192020
Total164184
Men10596
Women98113
Other13

Yale Law School Bar Exam Pass Rate

For the first time bar exam takers, the bar exam pass rate is 96.26% where 214 students took the exam and 206 students passed the exam. The pass rate is higher than average pass rate of Connecticut law schools (77.38%).
2020-2021 Bar Exam Pass Rate
Yale Law School
20192020
Number of Graduates215212
First-Time Bar Exam Takers Total216214
New Graduates196193
Prior Year Graduates2019
Early Takers02
No Exam Takers1819
Exam Passer209206
Exam Pass Rate96.76%96.26%
Connecticut Pass Rate75.02%77.38%

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