Notre Dame Law School Overview

Founded in 1869, Notre Dame Law School is a Private (not-for-profit) located in Notre Dame, IN. Notre Dame Law School is ranked 25th in Best Law Schools. Next statements briefly introduces Notre Dame Law School with key academic facts.
  • The average LSAT Score of enrolled students at Notre Dame Law School is 165 where the average LSAT score of all law schools is 156.
  • The average GPA of enrolled students at Notre Dame Law School is 3.74 where the average GPA score of all law schools is 3.47.
  • The law school tuition at Notre Dame Law School is $60,730 where the average law school tuition is $43,395.
  • The acceptance rate at Notre Dame Law School is 24.05% where the average acceptance rate of all law school is 45.03%.
  • Total 638 law school students have enrolled to Notre Dame Law School.
  • The bar exam pass rate (for first-time exam takers) at Notre Dame Law School is 90.16% where the average bar exam pass rate of all law school is 77.62%.

2020 Tuition & Fees

The 2020 law school tuition at Notre Dame Law School is $60,730. The law school tuition has increased by 4.06% from last year. The 2020 undergraduate tuition & fees at is $57,699. The graduate schools tuition & fees other than law school is $57,522.
The average living costs including room & board and other expenses is $17,590 when a student lives on campus facilities (i.e. dormitory / school owned apartment) and $17,590 when a student lives off campus.

Notre Dame Law School 2020 Tuition & other Costs Table

Notre Dame Law School 2020 Tuition & Fees
20192020
Law School Tuition & Fees$58,358$60,730
Undergraduate Program$53,391$55,553
Graduate Program$53,218$55,380
On-campus Living Costs$17,360$17,590
Off-campus Living Costs$17,360$17,590

2020 LSAT & GPA Scores

The 2020 average LSAT score of Notre Dame Law School is 165. Compare to the average LSAT of all law schools, the LSAT score of Notre Dame Law School is average (the average is 156).
The average GPA is 3.74 and it is average compare to other law schools (the average is 3.47).

2020 Law School Admission Scores Table

Notre Dame Law School 2020 LSAT and GPA
20192020
LSAT
75th Percentile166166
50th Percentile165165
25th Percentile159160
GPA
75th Percentile3.893.87
50th Percentile3.713.74
25th Percentile3.493.5

2020 Acceptance Rate & Yield

The 2020 acceptance rate at Notre Dame Law School is 24.05% where 2,753 applicants have applied to and 662 students have accepted to admit. The acceptance rate at Notre Dame Law School 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 31.87% where 211 students finally enrolled out of 662 admitted students. The yield Notre Dame Law School is average compared to other law schools (the average yield is 45.03%).

Notre Dame Law School2020 Admission Statistics Table

Notre Dame Law School 2020 Acceptance Rate and Yield
20192020
Applicants2,9072,753
Admitted731662
Enrolled186211
Acceptance Rate25.15%24.05%
Yield25.44%31.87%

2020 Law School Enrollment

For academic year 2019-2020, total 638 law school students have enrolled to Notre Dame Law School. 599 students have enrolled in JD (Juris Doctor degree) program and 39 students enrolled in Non-JD program.
214 first-time students have enrolled in Notre Dame Law School. By gender, 105 male and 109 female first-time students newly enrolled in Notre Dame Law School. With 3 pre-admitted students, there are 214 first-time law school Students at Notre Dame Law School.

Notre Dame Law School2020 Student Population Table

Total EnrollmentFirst-time Students
2020 Student Population at Notre Dame Law School
20192020
Total Enrollment635638
JD Enrollment587599
Non-JD Enrollment4839
Non-JD Enrollment (Online)00
2020 First-year Student Population Notre Dame Law School
20192020
Total190214
Men93105
Women97109

Bar Exam Pass Rate

For the first time bar exam takers at Notre Dame Law School, the bar exam pass rate is 90.16% - 193 students have taken and 174 students have passed the exam. The pass rate is higher than Indiana average bar exam pass rate (75.69%).

Notre Dame Law School Graduation and Bar Exam Information Table

2020 Bar Exam Pass Rate at Notre Dame Law School
20192020
Number of Graduates205193
First-Time Bar Exam Takers Total202193
New Graduates194185
Prior Year Graduates88
Early Exam Takers00
No Exam Takers94
Exam Passer177174
Exam Pass Rate87.62%90.16%
Indiana Pass Rate73.77%75.69%
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