Cornell Law School
Founded in 1887, Cornell Law School is a Private (not-for-profit) school located in Ithaca, NY. The next statements briefly introduces Cornell Law School based on 2021 statistical data from American Bar Association (ABA) .
- The average LSAT Score of enrolled students is 171 where the national average LSAT is 158.
- The average GPA of enrolled students is 3.86 where the national average GPA is 3.55.
- The law school tuition & fees is $68,270 where the national average law school tuition is $43,641.
- The acceptance rate at is 15.4% where the average acceptance rate is 39.9%.
- Total 737 law school students have enrolled.
- The bar exam pass rate (for first-time exam takers) is 95.7% where the average pass rate of all law schools is 80.9%.
Law School Tuition & Fees
The 2021 law school tuition at Cornell Law School is $68,270. The law school tuition has increased by 4.17% from last year. The 2021 undergraduate tuition & fees is $61,015. The graduate school tuition & fees other than law school is $30,006.
The average living costs including room & board and other expenses is $18,272 when a student lives on campus facilities (i.e. dormitory / school-owned apartment) and $18,272 when a student lives off campus.
|Law School Tuition & Fees||$65,540||$68,270|
|On-campus Living Costs||$18,720||$18,272|
|Off-campus Living Costs||$18,360||$18,272|
2021 LSAT & GPA Scores
The 2021 average LSAT score for Cornell Law School is 171. Compared to the average LSAT of all law schools, Cornell Law School's LSAT score is higher (competitive score) (the average is 158).
The average GPA is 3.86, which is the higher (competitive score) of other law schools (average is 3.55).
2021 Acceptance Rate & Yield
The 2021 acceptance rate at Cornell Law School is 15.4% where 5,998 applicants have applied to and 924 students have accepted to admit. The acceptance rate at Cornell 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 20.6% where 190 students finally enrolled out of 924 admitted students. The yield Cornell Law School is lower (admitted, but not enrolled) compared to other law schools (the average yield is 39.9%).
2021 Law School Enrollment
For academic year 2020-2021, total 737 law school students have enrolled to Cornell Law School. 580 students have enrolled in JD (Juris Doctor degree) program and 157 students enrolled in Non-JD program.
200 first-time students have enrolled in Cornell Law School. By gender, 91 male and 109 female first-time students newly enrolled in Cornell Law School. With 10 pre-admitted students, there are 200 first-time law school Students at Cornell Law School.
|Non-JD Enrollment (Online)||-||-||-|
Bar Exam Pass Rate
For the first time bar exam takers at Cornell Law School, the bar exam pass rate is 95.72% - 187 students have taken and 179 students have passed the exam. The pass rate is higher than New York average bar exam pass rate (83.48%).
|Number of Graduates||195||187||201|
|First-Time Bar Exam Takers Total||189||193||187|
|Prior Year Graduates||1||6||6|
|Early Exam Takers||0||7||5|
|No Exam Takers||7||7||20|
|Exam Pass Rate||93.65%||93.79%||95.72%|
|New York Pass Rate||78.59%||81.97%||83.48%|