Columbia Law School - Columbia University in the City of New York
Founded in 1858, Columbia Law School - Columbia University in the City of New York is a Private (not-for-profit) school located in New York, NY. The next statements briefly introduces Columbia Law School based on 2021 statistical data from American Bar Association (ABA) .
- The average LSAT Score of enrolled students is 174 where the national average LSAT is 158.
- The average GPA of enrolled students is 3.84 where the national average GPA is 3.55.
- The law school tuition & fees is $72,360 where the national average law school tuition is $43,641.
- The acceptance rate at is 11.4% where the average acceptance rate is 39.9%.
- Total 1,520 law school students have enrolled.
- The bar exam pass rate (for first-time exam takers) is 96.4% where the average pass rate of all law schools is 80.9%.
Law School Tuition & Fees
The 2021 law school tuition at Columbia Law School - Columbia University in the City of New York is $72,360. The law school tuition has increased by 3.50% from last year. The 2021 undergraduate tuition & fees is $63,530. The graduate school tuition & fees other than law school is $52,924.
The average living costs including room & board and other expenses is $17,712 when a student lives on campus facilities (i.e. dormitory / school-owned apartment) and $26,010 when a student lives off campus.
|Law School Tuition & Fees||$69,916||$72,360|
|On-campus Living Costs||$14,614||$17,712|
|Off-campus Living Costs||$23,715||$26,010|
2021 LSAT & GPA Scores
The 2021 average LSAT score for Columbia Law School is 174. Compared to the average LSAT of all law schools, Columbia Law School's LSAT score is extremely competitive scores (the average is 158).
The average GPA is 3.84, which is the higher (competitive score) of other law schools (average is 3.55).
2021 Acceptance Rate & Yield
The 2021 acceptance rate at Columbia Law School is 11.4% where 9,612 applicants have applied to and 1,098 students have accepted to admit. The acceptance rate at Columbia Law School is much lower (extremely difficult to get in) compared to other law schools in united states (the average acceptance rate is 39.9%).
The Yield, also known as enrollment rate, is 39.4% where 433 students finally enrolled out of 1,098 admitted students. The yield Columbia Law School is average compared to other law schools (the average yield is 39.9%).
2021 Law School Enrollment
For academic year 2020-2021, total 1,520 law school students have enrolled to Columbia Law School. 1,293 students have enrolled in JD (Juris Doctor degree) program and 227 students enrolled in Non-JD program.
479 first-time students have enrolled in Columbia Law School. By gender, 240 male , 230 female, and 9 other/unknown gender first-time students newly enrolled in Columbia Law School. With 46 pre-admitted students, there are 479 first-time law school Students at Columbia Law School.
|Non-JD Enrollment (Online)||-||-||-|
Bar Exam Pass Rate
For the first time bar exam takers at Columbia Law School, the bar exam pass rate is 96.36% - 412 students have taken and 397 students have passed the exam. The pass rate is higher than New York average bar exam pass rate (0%).
|Number of Graduates||447||424||427|
|First-Time Bar Exam Takers Total||440||430||412|
|Prior Year Graduates||3||5||3|
|Early Exam Takers||0||9||7|
|No Exam Takers||10||8||18|
|Exam Pass Rate||97.28%||95.11%||96.36%|
|New York Pass Rate||79.16%||81.48%||0%|