Fordham University School of Law Overview

Founded in 1905, Fordham University School of Law is a Private (not-for-profit) located in Bronx, NY. Fordham University School of Law is ranked 27th in Best Law Schools, 7th in Largest Law Schools. Next statements briefly introduces Fordham University School of Law with key academic facts.
  • The average LSAT Score of enrolled students at Fordham University School of Law is 164 where the average LSAT score of all law schools is 156.
  • The average GPA of enrolled students at Fordham University School of Law is 3.64 where the average GPA score of all law schools is 3.47.
  • The law school tuition at Fordham University School of Law is $62,652 where the average law school tuition is $43,395.
  • The acceptance rate at Fordham University School of Law is 27.25% where the average acceptance rate of all law school is 45.03%.
  • Total 1,502 law school students have enrolled to Fordham University School of Law.
  • The bar exam pass rate (for first-time exam takers) at Fordham University School of Law is 89.39% where the average bar exam pass rate of all law school is 77.62%.

2020 Tuition & Fees

The 2020 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 2020 undergraduate tuition & fees at is $55,776. The graduate schools tuition & fees other than law school is $23,846.
The average living costs including room & board and other expenses is $21,459 when a student lives on campus facilities (i.e. dormitory / school owned apartment) and $15,357 when a student lives off campus.

Fordham University School of Law 2020 Tuition & other Costs Table

Fordham University School of Law 2020 Tuition & Fees
20192020
Law School Tuition & Fees$60,406$62,652
Undergraduate Program$52,299$54,008
Graduate Program$34,363$35,289
On-campus Living Costs$20,566$21,459
Off-campus Living Costs$15,002$15,357

2020 LSAT & GPA Scores

The 2020 average LSAT score of Fordham University School of Law is 164. Compare to the average LSAT of all law schools, the LSAT score of Fordham University School of Law is average (the average is 156).
The average GPA is 3.64 and it is average compare to other law schools (the average is 3.47).

2020 Law School Admission Scores Table

Fordham University School of Law 2020 LSAT and GPA
20192020
LSAT
75th Percentile166166
50th Percentile164164
25th Percentile161161
GPA
75th Percentile3.73.76
50th Percentile3.63.64
25th Percentile3.383.43

2020 Acceptance Rate & Yield

The 2020 acceptance rate at Fordham University School of Law is 27.25% where 5,285 applicants have applied to and 1,440 students have accepted to admit. The acceptance rate at Fordham University School of Law is lower (difficult to get in) compared to other law schools in united states (the average acceptance rate is 45.03%).
The Yield, also known as enrollment rate, is 28.33% where 408 students finally enrolled out of 1,440 admitted students. The yield Fordham University School of Law is average compared to other law schools (the average yield is 45.03%).

Fordham University School of Law2020 Admission Statistics Table

Fordham University School of Law 2020 Acceptance Rate and Yield
20192020
Applicants5,3195,285
Admitted1,3751,440
Enrolled408408
Acceptance Rate25.85%27.25%
Yield29.67%28.33%

2020 Law School Enrollment

For academic year 2019-2020, total 1,502 law school students have enrolled to Fordham University School of Law. 1,267 students have enrolled in JD (Juris Doctor degree) program and 235 students enrolled in Non-JD program.
416 first-time students have enrolled in Fordham University School of Law. By gender, 191 male and 225 female first-time students newly enrolled in Fordham University School of Law. With 8 pre-admitted students, there are 416 first-time law school Students at Fordham University School of Law.

Fordham University School of Law2020 Student Population Table

Total EnrollmentFirst-time Students
2020 Student Population at Fordham University School of Law
20192020
Total Enrollment1,5271,502
JD Enrollment1,2451,267
Non-JD Enrollment282235
Non-JD Enrollment (Online)00
2020 First-year Student Population Fordham University School of Law
20192020
TotalFull timePart timeTotalFull timePart time
Total41535857 41635759
Men19417437 18816031
Women20418420 22519728

Bar Exam Pass Rate

For the first time bar exam takers at Fordham University School of Law, the bar exam pass rate is 89.39% - 377 students have taken and 337 students have passed the exam. The pass rate is higher than New York average bar exam pass rate (83.51%).

Fordham University School of Law Graduation and Bar Exam Information Table

2020 Bar Exam Pass Rate at Fordham University School of Law
20192020
Number of Graduates369373
First-Time Bar Exam Takers Total375377
New Graduates347353
Prior Year Graduates2815
Early Exam Takers09
No Exam Takers2220
Exam Passer329337
Exam Pass Rate87.74%89.39%
New York Pass Rate80.6%83.51%
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