Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law - Yeshiva University Overview

Founded in 1976, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law - Yeshiva University is a Private (not-for-profit) located in New York, NY. Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law is ranked 50th in Best Law Schools. Next statements briefly introduces Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law with key academic facts.
  • The average LSAT Score of enrolled students at Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law is 162 where the average LSAT score of all law schools is 156.
  • The average GPA of enrolled students at Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law is 3.6 where the average GPA score of all law schools is 3.47.
  • The law school tuition at Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law is $62,408 where the average law school tuition is $43,395.
  • The acceptance rate at Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law is 42.18% where the average acceptance rate of all law school is 45.03%.
  • Total 1,117 law school students have enrolled to Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.
  • The bar exam pass rate (for first-time exam takers) at Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law is 84.71% where the average bar exam pass rate of all law school is 77.62%.

2020 Tuition & Fees

The 2020 law school tuition at Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law - Yeshiva University is $62,408. The law school tuition has increased by 2.97% from last year. The 2020 undergraduate tuition & fees at is $46,475. The graduate schools tuition & fees other than law school is $35,100.
The average living costs including room & board and other expenses is $17,900 when a student lives on campus facilities (i.e. dormitory / school owned apartment) and $18,683 when a student lives off campus.

Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law 2020 Tuition & other Costs Table

Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law 2020 Tuition & Fees
20192020
Law School Tuition & Fees$60,610$62,408
Undergraduate Program$43,500$44,900
Graduate Program$35,100$35,100
On-campus Living Costs$17,351$17,900
Off-campus Living Costs$18,566$18,683

2020 LSAT & GPA Scores

The 2020 average LSAT score of Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law is 162. Compare to the average LSAT of all law schools, the LSAT score of Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law is average (the average is 156).
The average GPA is 3.6 and it is average compare to other law schools (the average is 3.47).

2020 Law School Admission Scores Table

Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law 2020 LSAT and GPA
20192020
LSAT
75th Percentile162163
50th Percentile161162
25th Percentile157157
GPA
75th Percentile3.713.74
50th Percentile3.523.6
25th Percentile3.243.39

2020 Acceptance Rate & Yield

The 2020 acceptance rate at Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law is 42.18% where 2,999 applicants have applied to and 1,265 students have accepted to admit. The acceptance rate at Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law is average compared to other law schools in united states (the average acceptance rate is 45.03%).
The Yield, also known as enrollment rate, is 24.19% where 306 students finally enrolled out of 1,265 admitted students. The yield Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law is lower (admitted, but not enrolled) compared to other law schools (the average yield is 45.03%).

Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law2020 Admission Statistics Table

Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law 2020 Acceptance Rate and Yield
20192020
Applicants2,8622,999
Admitted1,1521,265
Enrolled322306
Acceptance Rate40.25%42.18%
Yield27.95%24.19%

2020 Law School Enrollment

For academic year 2019-2020, total 1,117 law school students have enrolled to Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. 991 students have enrolled in JD (Juris Doctor degree) program and 126 students enrolled in Non-JD program. For Non-JD program students, 8 students have enrolled through distance learning.
311 first-time students have enrolled in Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. By gender, 142 male , 168 female, and 1 other/unknown gender first-time students newly enrolled in Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. With 5 pre-admitted students, there are 311 first-time law school Students at Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.

Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law2020 Student Population Table

Total EnrollmentFirst-time Students
2020 Student Population at Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
20192020
Total Enrollment1,0791,117
JD Enrollment976991
Non-JD Enrollment103126
Non-JD Enrollment (Online)08
2020 First-year Student Population Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
20192020
TotalFull timePart timeTotalFull timePart time
Total33424786 31124268
Men15911239 15211329
Women18213547 16812939
Other110 110

Bar Exam Pass Rate

For the first time bar exam takers at Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, the bar exam pass rate is 84.71% - 268 students have taken and 227 students have passed the exam. The pass rate is higher than New York average bar exam pass rate (83.49%).

Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law Graduation and Bar Exam Information Table

2020 Bar Exam Pass Rate at Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
20192020
Number of Graduates274275
First-Time Bar Exam Takers Total268268
New Graduates260261
Prior Year Graduates81
Early Exam Takers06
No Exam Takers148
Exam Passer212227
Exam Pass Rate79.11%84.71%
New York Pass Rate80.4%83.49%
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