Duke University School of Law
Founded in 1904, Duke University School of Law is a Private (not-for-profit) school located in Durham, NC. The next statements briefly introduces Duke University School of Law based on 2021 statistical data from American Bar Association (ABA) .
- The average LSAT Score of enrolled students is 170 where the national average LSAT is 158.
- The average GPA of enrolled students is 3.82 where the national average GPA is 3.55.
- The law school tuition & fees is $67,318 where the national average law school tuition is $43,641.
- The acceptance rate at is 14.4% where the average acceptance rate is 39.9%.
- Total 848 law school students have enrolled.
- The bar exam pass rate (for first-time exam takers) is 97.5% where the average pass rate of all law schools is 80.9%.
Law School Tuition & Fees
The 2021 law school tuition at Duke University School of Law is $67,318. The law school tuition has increased by 4.08% from last year. The 2021 undergraduate tuition & fees is $60,244. The graduate school tuition & fees other than law school is $59,141.
The average living costs including room & board and other expenses is $18,182 when a student lives on campus facilities (i.e. dormitory / school-owned apartment).
|Law School Tuition & Fees||$64,682||$67,318|
|On-campus Living Costs||$18,002||$18,182|
2021 LSAT & GPA Scores
The 2021 average LSAT score for Duke University School of Law is 170. Compared to the average LSAT of all law schools, Duke University School of Law's LSAT score is higher (competitive score) (the average is 158).
The average GPA is 3.82, which is the higher (competitive score) of other law schools (average is 3.55).
2021 Acceptance Rate & Yield
The 2021 acceptance rate at Duke University School of Law is 14.4% where 7,255 applicants have applied to and 1,048 students have accepted to admit. The acceptance rate at Duke University School of Law 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 26.9% where 282 students finally enrolled out of 1,048 admitted students. The yield Duke University School of Law is lower (admitted, but not enrolled) compared to other law schools (the average yield is 39.9%).
2021 Law School Enrollment
For academic year 2021-2022, total 848 law school students have enrolled to Duke University School of Law. 744 students have enrolled in JD (Juris Doctor degree) program and 104 students enrolled in Non-JD program.
285 first-time students have enrolled in Duke University School of Law. By gender, 131 male and 157 female first-time students newly enrolled in Duke University School of Law. With 3 pre-admitted students, there are 285 first-time law school Students at Duke University School of Law.
|Non-JD Enrollment (Online)||-||-||-|
Bar Exam Pass Rate
For the first time bar exam takers at Duke University School of Law, the bar exam pass rate is 97.46% - 197 students have taken and 192 students have passed the exam. The pass rate is higher than North Carolina average bar exam pass rate (79.69%).
|Number of Graduates||219||223||215|
|First-Time Bar Exam Takers Total||195||217||197|
|Prior Year Graduates||1||8||7|
|Early Exam Takers||0||1||2|
|No Exam Takers||2||11||19|
|Exam Pass Rate||94.87%||97.7%||97.46%|
|North Carolina Pass Rate||74.82%||78.98%||79.69%|