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2024 ABA-Accredited Law Schools with Important Stats

ABA-accredited Law Schools 2024 At a Glance School State Acceptance Rate LSAT GPA Tuition Financial Aid Total Enrollment First-year Enrollment Bar Exam Pass Rate Students to Faculty Ratio University of Akron School of Law OH 62.07% 153 3.52 $26,215 $10,000 431 122 73.87% 6 to 1 The University of Alabama School of Law AL 26.62% 167 3.95 $44,470 $22,000 473 124 91.27% 5 to 1 Albany Law School NY 54.87% 155 3.47 $58,234 $36,000 694 189 70.81% 7 to 1 Washington College of Law DC 35.69% 162 3.63 $63,088 $40,000 1,635 405 73.02% 5 to 1 Appalachian School of Law GA 54.19% 146 3.13 $41,000 $20,500 140 55 51.22% 6 to 1 Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law AZ 21.28% 167 3.90 $50,317 $20,000 1,600 195 82.26% 7 to 1 James E. Rogers College of Law AZ 29.35% 163 3.79 $30,700 $24,500 2,519 118 72.06% 15 to 1
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2024 Law School Tuition and COA after Receiving Financial Help

In general, law School Tuition is much higher than typical cost of colleges even in public law schools. The 2024 average law school tuition is $30,198 for in-state students and $43,313 for out-of-state in public schools. In private law schools, the average tuition $amp; fees is $55,993 The 2024 law school tuition increased by 3.96% from last year. The tuition rose 2.37% in public law schools and 4.63% in private schools. The below table shows the average law school tuition by school types and how much tuition increased from 2023. 2023-2024 Law Schools Tuition & and Increase Rate Total Public Law Schools Private Law Schools In-State Out-of-State 2023-2024 $49,170 $29,556 $42,851 $53,823 2022-2023 $51,119 $30,781 $43,867 $56,312 % Changed ▲ 3.96% ▲ 4.14% ▲ 2.37% ▲ 4.63%

How Much Tuition is Covered by Grants and Scholarships

Many law schools offer great grants and scholarships opportunities and students who received the financial help can cover a large part of tuition. The law school tuition is much expensive, therefore the grants and scholarships opportunities is an important consideration when choosing a law school. For the academic year 2023-2024, 92,289 law school students out of 117,558 enrolled students received the financial aid, which is 78.51% of enrolled students. The average received amount is $22,897 that could cover 45.40% of average tuition ($50,429). By attending status, 79.36%% of full-time students received the grants and 70.13%% of part-time students received the aid. The average amount is $22,971 for full-time and $14,288 for part-time students. The following table shows the average grants/scholarships amount and the percentage received by attending status and school types. 2023-2024 Law Schools Statistics for Grants and Scholarships

2024 Law Schools Fast Facts

For the academic year 2023-2024, 196 ABA-accredited law schools are offering J.D. (Juris Doctor) programs excluding 3 law schools on teach-out plan. By school type, there are 86 public and 110 law schools offering J.D. programs. How tight to admit to Law Schools? The law school admission is competitive with low acceptance rate and high LSAT score and GPA. The 2024 average acceptance rate is 42.40% over the 196 ABA-accredited law schools. Especially, most high-ranked law schools have very selective rate. In 4 schools, the acceptance rate is below 10% and additional 24 schools have their rate below 20%. One of most important thing to get into law schools is the LSAT score. The average LSAT score is 159 in 2024. 19 law schools have the LSAT score of 170 or higher which is very competitive score, and 66 schools' scores sit on between 160 and 170. Along with LSAT score, the GPA is also required to apply to law schools, and the average GPA is 3.61 in 4.0 scale

Law School Admission Stats - Acceptance Rate, LSAT Score, and GPA

Law Schools accept a limited number of students, but as the low acceptance rate reflects, many students apply to law schools. For the academic year 2023-2024, total 414,758 students applied and 130,837 students accepted, as the acceptance rate is 31.55%. The final number of enrolled students is 36,756 which means only 8.86% of applicants became low school students. Georgetown University Law Center had the most applicants of 10,827 with 19.57% acceptance rate and University of South Dakota School of Law had the least number of applicants of 302 with 76.16% acceptance rate. 2023-2024 Law Schools Admission Statistics All Law Schools Public Law Schools Private Law Schools Applicants 414,758 149,858 264,900 Accepted 130,837 46,819 84,018 Enrolled 36,756 13,829 22,927 Acceptance Rate 31.55% 31.24% 31.72% Yield (Enrollme

Selection Criteria Beyond LSAT and GPA

While LSAT scores and undergraduate GPA are still important factor, non-numeric factors are becoming more importnat in the law school selection process.Because law school admissions committees are looking for applicants who are "talented, diverse, and engaged," applicants should prepare for more than just the LSAT and GPA. See the selection criteria and admission policy of some law schools. We do not utilize a GPA or standardized test score cutoff of any kind in our review process. - Yale Law Schools Thus, the College of Law seeks to enroll students who, collectively, bring to its educational program a wide range of backgrounds, experiences, interests, and perspectives. - Levin College of Law, UF The Committee evaluates the academic potential of applicants through a thorough assessment of each applicant's academic record, professional and educational experiences, and accomplishments. In addition, the Committee identifies candidates who will enhance the prof