Yale University - Best Law Schools

Yale University

#1 in Best Law Schools (tie)

Graduate School (Law) • New Haven, CT • 

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Graduate School (Law) • New Haven, CT

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Yale University Law School Overview

The full-time program application fee at the Law School at Yale University is $85. Its tuition is full-time: $73,865. The student-faculty ratio is 4.4:1.

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At-a-Glance

Acceptance Rate

5.6%

Tuition & Fees

$73,865

Enrollment

633

Yale University 2024 Law Program & Specialties Rankings

Yale University is ranked No. 1 (tie) out of 196 in Best Law Schools. Schools are ranked according to their performance across a set of widely accepted indicators of excellence.
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#1

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Overall Score

100

Peer assessment score (out of 5)

4.5

Assessment score by lawyers/judges (out of 5)

4.5

Law School Program Rankings

Law School Specialty Rankings

Yale University Law School Ranking Scores and Data

Overall Ranking Scores

Overall Score
100
Peer assessment score (out of 5)
4.5
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (out of 5)
4.5
GPA (25th-75th percentile)
3.89-4
Median undergraduate GPA for all program entrants
3.96
LSAT scores (25th-75th percentile)
172-177
Median LSAT score for all program entrants
175
Acceptance rate
5.6%
Student-faculty ratio
4.4:1
Full-credit outcomes 10 months after graduation
98.6%
% First-time bar passage
95.8%
Average first-time bar passage among states
78.4%
Ultimate Bar Passage rate for 2020 graduating class
99%
Student per library staff
31.7

Other rankings at this school: Colleges, Global Universities

Law School Program Admissions

N/A

US Application Deadline

Application Fee

$85

Applicants:

Applicants

Accepted

Enrolled

(first-year students)

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Law School Program Cost

$73,865

Tuition Full-Time (in-state)

Tuition Full-Time (Non-LDS Member)

$73,865

Room and board

N/A

Books

N/A

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director
N/A
Financial aid phone
N/A
Financial aid application deadline
N/A

Indebtedness

Average indebtedness of 2023 J.D. graduates who incurred law school debt
N/A
Proportion who borrowed
N/A
Does the school offer a loan repayment assistance program for 2023 J.D. graduates?
N/A

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Law School Program Student Population

633

Law School Program Total Enrollment

Enrollment (in-state)

N/A

Enrollment (out-state)

N/A

Student Diversity

Gender distribution (full-time)
N/A
Student diversity
N/A

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Law School Program Academics

Programs/courses offered in
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Joint degrees offered
N/A

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Law School Program Library

N/A

Volume equivalent microforms

Net square feet of space assigned for library purposes

N/A

Total seats available for library users

N/A

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Law School Program Careers

95.8%

% First-time bar passage

Total number of graduates

213

Employed at graduation

N/A

Employed 10 months after graduation

85.9%

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Ranking factors are as of April 20, 2023. For all other information, the most recently reported information display.

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