Fordham University School of Law
Founded in 1905, Fordham University School of Law is a Private (not-for-profit) school located in Bronx, NY. The next statements briefly introduces Fordham University School of Law based on 2021 statistical data from American Bar Association (ABA) .
- The average LSAT Score of enrolled students is 166 where the national average LSAT is 158.
- The average GPA of enrolled students is 3.7 where the national average GPA is 3.55.
- The law school tuition & fees is $62,652 where the national average law school tuition is $43,641.
- The acceptance rate at is 17.7% where the average acceptance rate is 39.9%.
- Total 1,754 law school students have enrolled.
- The bar exam pass rate (for first-time exam takers) is 90.0% where the average pass rate of all law schools is 80.9%.
Law School Tuition & Fees
The 2021 law school tuition at Fordham University School of Law is $62,652. The law school tuition has increased by 3.72% from last year. The 2021 undergraduate tuition & fees is $56,161. The graduate school tuition & fees other than law school is $23,846.
The average living costs including room & board and other expenses is $22,015 when a student lives on campus facilities (i.e. dormitory / school-owned apartment) and $15,358 when a student lives off campus.
|Law School Tuition & Fees||$60,406||$62,652|
|On-campus Living Costs||$22,015||$22,015|
|Off-campus Living Costs||$15,358||$15,358|
2021 LSAT & GPA Scores
The 2021 average LSAT score for Fordham University School of Law is 166. Compared to the average LSAT of all law schools, Fordham University School of Law's LSAT score is average (the average is 158).
The average GPA is 3.7, which is the average of other law schools (average is 3.55).
2021 Acceptance Rate & Yield
The 2021 acceptance rate at Fordham University School of Law is 17.7% where 7,882 applicants have applied to and 1,394 students have accepted to admit. The acceptance rate at Fordham 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 31.3% where 436 students finally enrolled out of 1,394 admitted students. The yield Fordham University School of Law is average compared to other law schools (the average yield is 39.9%).
2021 Law School Enrollment
For academic year 2020-2021, total 1,754 law school students have enrolled to Fordham University School of Law. 1,332 students have enrolled in JD (Juris Doctor degree) program and 422 students enrolled in Non-JD program.
454 first-time students have enrolled in Fordham University School of Law. By gender, 202 male and 251 female first-time students newly enrolled in Fordham University School of Law. With 18 pre-admitted students, there are 454 first-time law school Students at Fordham University School of Law.
|Non-JD Enrollment (Online)||-||-||-|
|Total||Full time||Part time||Total||Full time||Part time|
Bar Exam Pass Rate
For the first time bar exam takers at Fordham University School of Law, the bar exam pass rate is 90.02% - 381 students have taken and 343 students have passed the exam. The pass rate is higher than New York average bar exam pass rate (85.26%).
|Number of Graduates||369||373||397|
|First-Time Bar Exam Takers Total||375||377||381|
|Prior Year Graduates||28||15||12|
|Early Exam Takers||0||9||12|
|No Exam Takers||22||20||28|
|Exam Pass Rate||87.74%||89.39%||90.02%|
|New York Pass Rate||80.6%||83.51%||85.26%|