2023 Tuition & Fees

Columbia Law School's 2023 tuition & fees is $78,278 for its prospective studets.
For law school students, the average living costs including room & board, books, and other personal expenses is $27,878. Including living costs and tuition & fees, the total costs of attendance of Columbia Law School is $106,156.
The following table summarizes the tuition & fees, and other college costs for Columbia Law School.

Grants and Scholarships

At Columbia Law School, 84.67% of enrolled students received grants and/or scholarships. The average grant amount is $15,000. 4.35% of students received more than full tuition amount, and 16.86% received more than half, but not the full tuition amount.
You can view more detailed financial aid statistics at Columbia Law School costs and financial aid page.

GPA and LSAT Scores

The average GPA of Columbia Law School is 3.84 and the average LSAT score is 174. The GPA and LSAT scores are the average value of submitted scores from 458 pre-admitted and enrolled first-year students. The following table summarizes the GPA and LSAT scores by 25th, 50th, and 75th percentiles.

Acceptance Rate and Admission Statistics

For the academic year 2022-2023, total 9,612 students have applied to Columbia Law School and 1,098 students have accepted to get into the school. Among the admitted students, 433 students finally have enrolled into the school. The acceptance rate is 11.42% and the yield, also known as enrollment rate, is 39.44% at Columbia Law School. With 46 pre-admitted students, total 479 first-year students enrolled in Columbia Law School.

Bar Exam Pass Rate

Last year, total 412 students took the bar exam first time at Columbia Law School. Among them, 397 students passed the exam and the bar exam pass rate is 96.36%. For reference, the average pass rate at New York law schools is 0%. The following table shows the bar exam pass rate for first time exam takers at Columbia Law School.
In 2022, 460 students graduated from Columbia Law School. Of them, 441 graduates employed where bar passage required and 2 got J.D. Advantage jobs. By employed status, 451 graduates employed as full-time and 0 employed as part-time status. Check more employment statistics at Columbia Law School employement summary page.

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