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.
Columbia Law School 2021 Tuition & Fees
20202021
Law School Tuition & Fees$69,916$72,360
Undergraduate Program$60,532$62,466
Graduate Program$51,194$52,924
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).
Columbia Law School 2021 LSAT and GPA
201920202021
LSAT
75th Percentile174173176
50th Percentile172172174
25th Percentile170169172
GPA
75th Percentile3.843.893.92
50th Percentile3.753.83.84
25th Percentile3.633.693.75

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%).
Columbia Law School 2021 Acceptance Rate and Yield
201920202021
Applicants6,9577,1939,612
Admitted1,1681,1411,098
Enrolled395329433
Acceptance Rate16.8%15.9%11.4%
Yield33.8%28.8%39.4%

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.
Total EnrollmentFirst-time Students
2021 Student Population at Columbia Law School
201920202021
Total Enrollment1,5791,5711,520
JD Enrollment1,2681,2441,293
Non-JD Enrollment311327227
Non-JD Enrollment (Online)---
2021 First-year Student Population Columbia Law School
20202021
Total364479
Men193240
Women169230
Other29

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%).
2021 Bar Exam Pass Rate at Columbia Law School
201920202021
Number of Graduates447424427
First-Time Bar Exam Takers Total440430412
New Graduates437416402
Prior Year Graduates353
Early Exam Takers097
No Exam Takers10818
Exam Passer428409397
Exam Pass Rate97.28%95.11%96.36%
New York Pass Rate79.16%81.48%0%

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