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.
Cornell Law School 2021 Tuition & Fees
Law School Tuition & Fees$65,540$68,270
Undergraduate Program$59,282$61,015
Graduate Program$30,042$30,006
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).
Cornell Law School 2021 LSAT and GPA
75th Percentile168169173
50th Percentile167168171
25th Percentile164165169
75th Percentile3.893.913.95
50th Percentile3.823.813.86
25th Percentile3.733.713.75

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%).
Cornell Law School 2021 Acceptance Rate and Yield
Acceptance Rate21.1%21.3%15.4%

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.
Total EnrollmentFirst-time Students
2021 Student Population at Cornell Law School
Total Enrollment768753737
JD Enrollment621603580
Non-JD Enrollment147150157
Non-JD Enrollment (Online)---
2021 First-year Student Population Cornell Law School

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%).
2021 Bar Exam Pass Rate at Cornell Law School
Number of Graduates195187201
First-Time Bar Exam Takers Total189193187
New Graduates188180176
Prior Year Graduates166
Early Exam Takers075
No Exam Takers7720
Exam Passer177181179
Exam Pass Rate93.65%93.79%95.72%
New York Pass Rate78.59%81.97%83.48%

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