2023 Tuition & Fees

Cornell Law School's 2023 tuition & fees is $74,184 for its prospective studets.
For law school students, the average living costs including room & board, books, and other personal expenses is $22,866. Including living costs and tuition & fees, the total costs of attendance of Cornell Law School is $97,050.
The following table summarizes the tuition & fees, and other college costs for Cornell Law School.

Grants and Scholarships

At Cornell Law School, 83.39% of enrolled students received grants and/or scholarships. The average grant amount is $20,000. 2.70% of students received more than full tuition amount, and 9.34% received more than half, but not the full tuition amount.
You can view more detailed financial aid statistics at Cornell Law School costs and financial aid page.

GPA and LSAT Scores

The average GPA of Cornell Law School is 3.86 and the average LSAT score is 171. The GPA is the average value of submitted scores from 180 pre-admitted and enrolled first-year students and the average LSAT score is computed over submitted scores from 182 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 5,998 students have applied to Cornell Law School and 924 students have accepted to get into the school. Among the admitted students, 190 students finally have enrolled into the school. The acceptance rate is 15.41% and the yield, also known as enrollment rate, is 20.56% at Cornell Law School. With 10 pre-admitted students, total 200 first-year students enrolled in Cornell Law School.

Bar Exam Pass Rate

Last year, total 187 students took the bar exam first time at Cornell Law School. Among them, 179 students passed the exam and the bar exam pass rate is 95.72%. For reference, the average pass rate at New York law schools is 83.48%. The following table shows the bar exam pass rate for first time exam takers at Cornell Law School.
In 2022, 193 students graduated from Cornell Law School. Of them, 179 graduates employed where bar passage required and 5 got J.D. Advantage jobs. By employed status, 187 graduates employed as full-time and 0 employed as part-time status. Check more employment statistics at Cornell Law School employement summary page.

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