Stanford Law School Overview

Founded in 1893, Stanford Law School is a Private (not-for-profit) located in Stanford, CA. Stanford Law School is ranked 2nd in Best Law Schools, 4th in Highest LSAT Scores, 2nd in Lowest Acceptance Rate. Next statements briefly introduces Stanford Law School with key academic facts.
  • The average LSAT Score of enrolled students at Stanford Law School is 171 where the average LSAT score of all law schools is 156.
  • The average GPA of enrolled students at Stanford Law School is 3.91 where the average GPA score of all law schools is 3.47.
  • The law school tuition at Stanford Law School is $62,847 where the average law school tuition is $43,395.
  • The acceptance rate at Stanford Law School is 9.72% where the average acceptance rate of all law school is 45.03%.
  • Total 668 law school students have enrolled to Stanford Law School.
  • The bar exam pass rate (for first-time exam takers) at Stanford Law School is 95.32% where the average bar exam pass rate of all law school is 77.62%.

2020 Tuition & Fees

The 2020 law school tuition at Stanford Law School is $62,847. The law school tuition has increased by 3.50% from last year. The 2020 undergraduate tuition & fees at is $56,169. The graduate schools tuition & fees other than law school is $55,011.
The average living costs including room & board and other expenses is $19,796 when a student lives on campus facilities (i.e. dormitory / school owned apartment).

Stanford Law School 2020 Tuition & other Costs Table

Stanford Law School 2020 Tuition & Fees
20192020
Law School Tuition & Fees$60,723$62,847
Undergraduate Program$51,354$53,529
Graduate Program$51,354$53,151
On-campus Living Costs$18,778$19,796

2020 LSAT & GPA Scores

The 2020 average LSAT score of Stanford Law School is 171. Compare to the average LSAT of all law schools, the LSAT score of Stanford Law School is average (the average is 156).
The average GPA is 3.91 and it is average compare to other law schools (the average is 3.47).

2020 Law School Admission Scores Table

Stanford Law School 2020 LSAT and GPA
20192020
LSAT
75th Percentile174174
50th Percentile171171
25th Percentile169169
GPA
75th Percentile3.993.96
50th Percentile3.933.91
25th Percentile3.823.79

2020 Acceptance Rate & Yield

The 2020 acceptance rate at Stanford Law School is 9.72% where 3,908 applicants have applied to and 380 students have accepted to admit. The acceptance rate at Stanford Law School is much lower (extremely 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 41.32% where 157 students finally enrolled out of 380 admitted students. The yield Stanford Law School is higher (eager to enroll) compared to other law schools (the average yield is 45.03%).

Stanford Law School2020 Admission Statistics Table

Stanford Law School 2020 Acceptance Rate and Yield
20192020
Applicants4,3603,908
Admitted380380
Enrolled165157
Acceptance Rate8.72%9.72%
Yield43.42%41.32%

2020 Law School Enrollment

For academic year 2019-2020, total 668 law school students have enrolled to Stanford Law School. 567 students have enrolled in JD (Juris Doctor degree) program and 101 students enrolled in Non-JD program.
180 first-time students have enrolled in Stanford Law School. By gender, 82 male , 96 female, and 2 other/unknown gender first-time students newly enrolled in Stanford Law School. With 23 pre-admitted students, there are 180 first-time law school Students at Stanford Law School.

Stanford Law School2020 Student Population Table

Total EnrollmentFirst-time Students
2020 Student Population at Stanford Law School
20192020
Total Enrollment677668
JD Enrollment565567
Non-JD Enrollment112101
Non-JD Enrollment (Online)00
2020 First-year Student Population Stanford Law School
20192020
Total180180
Men9182
Women8996
Other02

Bar Exam Pass Rate

For the first time bar exam takers at Stanford Law School, the bar exam pass rate is 95.32% - 171 students have taken and 163 students have passed the exam. The pass rate is higher than California average bar exam pass rate (74.35%).

Stanford Law School Graduation and Bar Exam Information Table

2020 Bar Exam Pass Rate at Stanford Law School
20192020
Number of Graduates193183
First-Time Bar Exam Takers Total188171
New Graduates177164
Prior Year Graduates116
Early Exam Takers01
No Exam Takers815
Exam Passer178163
Exam Pass Rate94.68%95.32%
California Pass Rate67.94%74.35%
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