Harvard Law School
Founded in 1817, Harvard Law School is a Private (not-for-profit) school located in Cambridge, MA. The next statements briefly introduces Harvard Law School based on 2021 statistical data from American Bar Association (ABA) .
- The average LSAT Score of enrolled students is 174 where the national average LSAT is 158.
- The average GPA of enrolled students is 3.92 where the national average GPA is 3.55.
- The law school tuition & fees is $67,081 where the national average law school tuition is $43,641.
- The acceptance rate at is 6.9% where the average acceptance rate is 39.9%.
- Total 1,907 law school students have enrolled.
- The bar exam pass rate (for first-time exam takers) is 98.9% where the average pass rate of all law schools is 80.9%.
Law School Tuition & Fees
The 2021 law school tuition at Harvard Law School is $67,081. The law school tuition has increased by 3.24% from last year. The 2021 undergraduate tuition & fees is $55,587. The graduate school tuition & fees other than law school is $52,170.
The average living costs including room & board and other expenses is $21,541 when a student lives on campus facilities (i.e. dormitory / school-owned apartment).
|Law School Tuition & Fees||$64,978||$67,081|
|On-campus Living Costs||$20,989||$21,541|
2021 LSAT & GPA Scores
The 2021 average LSAT score for Harvard Law School is 174. Compared to the average LSAT of all law schools, Harvard Law School's LSAT score is extremely competitive scores (the average is 158).
The average GPA is 3.92, which is the higher (competitive score) of other law schools (average is 3.55).
2021 Acceptance Rate & Yield
The 2021 acceptance rate at Harvard Law School is 6.9% where 9,933 applicants have applied to and 685 students have accepted to admit. The acceptance rate at Harvard 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 54.0% where 370 students finally enrolled out of 685 admitted students. The yield Harvard Law School is much higher (highly eager to enroll) compared to other law schools (the average yield is 39.9%).
2021 Law School Enrollment
For academic year 2020-2021, total 1,907 law school students have enrolled to Harvard Law School. 1,747 students have enrolled in JD (Juris Doctor degree) program and 160 students enrolled in Non-JD program.
562 first-time students have enrolled in Harvard Law School. By gender, 257 male , 305 female, and 1 other/unknown gender first-time students newly enrolled in Harvard Law School. With 192 pre-admitted students, there are 562 first-time law school Students at Harvard Law School.
|Non-JD Enrollment (Online)||-||-||-|
Bar Exam Pass Rate
For the first time bar exam takers at Harvard Law School, the bar exam pass rate is 98.91% - 460 students have taken and 455 students have passed the exam. The pass rate is higher than Massachusetts average bar exam pass rate (81.42%).
|Number of Graduates||589||598||570|
|First-Time Bar Exam Takers Total||572||561||460|
|Prior Year Graduates||28||16||12|
|Early Exam Takers||0||1||0|
|No Exam Takers||12||14||52|
|Exam Pass Rate||96.5%||98.93%||98.91%|
|Massachusetts Pass Rate||75.6%||79.01%||81.42%|