Columbia Law School - Columbia University in the City of New York
Columbia Law School - Columbia University in the City of New York Overview
Founded in 1858, Columbia Law School - Columbia University in the City of New York is a Private (not-for-profit) located in New York, NY. Columbia Law School is ranked 4th in Best Law Schools, 3rd in Highest LSAT Scores, 6th in Lowest Acceptance Rate, 6th in Largest Law Schools. Next statements briefly introduces Columbia Law School with key academic facts.
- The average LSAT Score of enrolled students at Columbia Law School is 172 where the average LSAT score of all law schools is 156.
- The average GPA of enrolled students at Columbia Law School is 3.8 where the average GPA score of all law schools is 3.47.
- The law school tuition at Columbia Law School is $72,360 where the average law school tuition is $43,395.
- The acceptance rate at Columbia Law School is 15.86% where the average acceptance rate of all law school is 45.03%.
- Total 1,571 law school students have enrolled to Columbia Law School.
- The bar exam pass rate (for first-time exam takers) at Columbia Law School is 95.11% where the average bar exam pass rate of all law school is 77.62%.
2020 Tuition & Fees
The 2020 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 2020 undergraduate tuition & fees at is $60,532. The graduate schools tuition & fees other than law school is $51,194.
The average living costs including room & board and other expenses is $16,670 when a student lives on campus facilities (i.e. dormitory / school owned apartment) and $23,175 when a student lives off campus.
Columbia Law School 2020 Tuition & other Costs Table
|Law School Tuition & Fees||$69,916||$72,360|
|On-campus Living Costs||$16,156||$16,670|
|Off-campus Living Costs||$22,770||$23,175|
2020 LSAT & GPA Scores
The 2020 average LSAT score of Columbia Law School is 172. Compare to the average LSAT of all law schools, the LSAT score of Columbia Law School is average (the average is 156).
The average GPA is 3.8 and it is average compare to other law schools (the average is 3.47).
2020 Law School Admission Scores Table
2020 Acceptance Rate & Yield
The 2020 acceptance rate at Columbia Law School is 15.86% where 7,193 applicants have applied to and 1,141 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 45.03%).
The Yield, also known as enrollment rate, is 28.83% where 329 students finally enrolled out of 1,141 admitted students. The yield Columbia Law School is average compared to other law schools (the average yield is 45.03%).
Columbia Law School2020 Admission Statistics Table
2020 Law School Enrollment
For academic year 2019-2020, total 1,571 law school students have enrolled to Columbia Law School. 1,244 students have enrolled in JD (Juris Doctor degree) program and 327 students enrolled in Non-JD program.
364 first-time students have enrolled in Columbia Law School. By gender, 193 male , 169 female, and 2 other/unknown gender first-time students newly enrolled in Columbia Law School. With 35 pre-admitted students, there are 364 first-time law school Students at Columbia Law School.
Columbia Law School2020 Student Population Table
|Non-JD Enrollment (Online)||0||0|
Bar Exam Pass Rate
For the first time bar exam takers at Columbia Law School, the bar exam pass rate is 95.11% - 430 students have taken and 409 students have passed the exam. The pass rate is higher than New York average bar exam pass rate (81.48%).
Columbia Law School Graduation and Bar Exam Information Table
|Number of Graduates||447||424|
|First-Time Bar Exam Takers Total||440||430|
|Prior Year Graduates||3||5|
|Early Exam Takers||0||9|
|No Exam Takers||10||8|
|Exam Pass Rate||97.28%||95.11%|
|New York Pass Rate||79.16%||81.48%|