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Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law

Rank 80 (USNWR 2023)
159
Median LSAT
3.72
Median GPA
31.0%
Acceptance rate

Also known as

  • Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law
  • Drexel University
  • DREXEL UNIVERSITY

Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law is a law school located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The school was ranked 80 in 2023 by USNWR. Annual enrollment for Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law is approximately 137.

Admissions website: https://drexel.edu/law/admissions/overview/

Admissions email: awadmissions@drexel.edu

Admissions phone: 215.895.1529

Can I get into Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law with aGPA andLSAT?

Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law Key Statistics

Previous year ABA 509 data
Percentiles 25 50 75
LSAT 152 159 161
GPA 3.33 3.72 3.82
Miscellaneous Count Percentile
# Applications 1821 61
# Admissions offers 565 -
Class size 137 31
% Accepted 31.0% 75
% Yield 24.1% 20

During the 2023 application cycle, 1,821 people applied and 565 were offered admission.

Drexel University has a 1L class size of 137, and yield of 24.07%. 136 out of 565 applicants who were offered admission accepted, meaning that 24.07% of the people who were offered admission ended up attending the school.

The 1L class at Drexel University has a median LSAT of 159. The 25th percentile LSAT is 152 and the 75th percentile LSAT is 161.

The median GPA is 3.72. The 25th percentile GPA is 3.33 and the 75th percentile GPA is 3.82.

Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law LSAT & GPA graph for 2022-2023

LSD has stats for 212 applicants for the 2022-2023 application cycle.

The graphs show applicant results plotted against GPA and LSAT. The dotted lines on the graphs represent the 25/50/75th percentiles reported by the school in their ABA 509 report from the previous year.

Each data point represents an LSD user that shared their application results for the benefit of future applicants.

Click on a data point to see that user's profile.

25th, 50th, 75th refer to percentiles from last year's admitted class

How much does Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law cost per year?

$51,575.00
Tuition
49th percentile
$81,529.00
CoA
53rd percentile
77.70%
Grads with debt
73rd percentile
$76,853.00
Average debt
24th percentile
$85,000.00
Salary, 25th %
91st percentile
$85,000.00
Salary
59th percentile
$52,000.00
PI Salary
18th percentile
56.90%
Employment rate
56th percentile
78.30%
Bar pass rate
54th percentile

Cost of attending Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law

In 2023, tuition was $51,575 and the annual cost of attending was $81,529 (tuition plus living expenses).

Cost of Attendance (CoA) is the estimated total amount you will have to spend every year to go to school. Unlike tuition, CoA includes expenses like rent, food, and insurance.

Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law employment outcomes

JD graduates from Drexel University make $85,000 (median) upon graduation if they work in the private sector. If they go into the public sector, a grad can expect to make $52,000.

43.6% of law graduates from Drexel University go directly to work for law firms, while 32.1% clerk for a judge. 5.8% of graduates go into public interest.

78.3% of Drexel University graduates pass the bar on their first try.

Some interesting facts about Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law

Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law offers a curriculum and programs built upon the principle that students learn best when hands-on experience is part of their education. Philadelphia, which boasts one of America’s largest legal communities and a host of cultural attractions, has a lot to offer law students and young lawyers. Because Drexel University is located in the thriving University City neighborhood, the School of Law is the perfect place to learn by doing. The Kline School of Law is one of just two law schools in the nation offering co-op education—an approach that employers recognize produces outstanding, practice-ready lawyers. The co-op program is combined with an extensive menu of experiential offerings ranging from live-client clinics to high-quality simulation courses. The curriculum has been designed to ensure that students engage in active learning of the law. This practical experience pays off in different ways.

Our law students master legal principles and the real-world skills needed to apply them. Students gain confidence and savvy as they meet with clients, argue before judges, and engage in the many other tasks that define the legal profession. Along the way, students also launch lasting professional networks with many lawyers who become mentors, advisors, and even future employers. Even within the four walls of the law school, we infuse the traditional law school experience with practical skills. Thus, our curriculum features all the traditional courses tested on the bar exam mixed with innovative new offerings such as Transactional Lawyering, Regulating Patient Safety, E-Commerce Law, and Crime and Community. Professors incorporate experiential education into many courses, allowing students to simulate appellate arguments in Constitutional Law or to play the parts of prosecutors and defenders in Criminal Law.

We have intentionally limited the size of our student body, which allows every student to play an important part in the law school. Students can get involved in myriad existing groups or develop their own.

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13:43
i received the same one, and it says in the email you have to maintain a 2.20 gpa which is the condition
will this wave go all day or did I miss it?
OvertReconditeSpider
19:15
2.2 gpa is the minimum to not fail out at drexel
Just got my WL :(
YellowSubmarine
10:44
Anyone going to admitted students day next weekend?
MostStronglySupported1234
12:22
I'll be there on Saturday! @yellowsubmarine
Im not sure if im going yet but i might
I have an interview next week, not incredibly high on this school due to location and cost
MostStronglySupported1234
8:13
See you all tonight!
Just got in! Does anyone know if Drexel has a catalog of their scholarships? I would like more info on mine but feel like they’re the least tech/info savvy law school I know
when is the deposit deadline for regular JD folks? for the summer start its march 1
beansandsuch
20:31
its march 1 for everyone
beansandsuch
20:31
anyone else get a surprise call from dean filler today?
wonder why its such an early deadline. i did not get a call
is anyone going that admitted students breakfast on sunday
CulturedScatteredVulture
16:56
I got admitted today which was a surprise mostly due to the timing. I applied 2/5 and heard back in 3 weeks. No scholarship offer at all.
CulturedScatteredVulture
16:57
The March 1 deadline to drop the deposit is a bit much. I’m still waiting on 3 more schools, all “in review”
March 1st is a bit excessive i have two admitted student weekends im going to after their deadline lol
CulturedScatteredVulture
11:14
Yea I can’t commit to putting down a deposit when I’m still waiting for 3 schools lol
lschoolapps28
13:32
you can email asking for a deposit extension, thats what i did
CulturedScatteredVulture
14:41
@lschoolapps28: that’s awesome! Who did you email? Just Drexel Law admissions?
@lschoolapps28: how long did they give you?
@lschoolapps28: did they grant you an extension? every time ive spoken with anyone about it they just tell me thats the way it is
lschoolapps28
16:56
@CulturedScatteredVulture: yes
lschoolapps28
16:57
@OvertReconditeSpider: i emailed about withdrawing my application and they said they'd extend my date havent heard back tho
CulturedScatteredVulture
16:52
@Filthadelphia: They just replied back to me with an extension approval thru March 15. Hoping I'll atleast have 2 of my remaining 3 decisions within 2 weeks
CulturedScatteredVulture
16:52
Might as well ask them if you need the extra time
i just sent an email asking. I'd really like to have until april, but mid march could do
beansandsuch
7:49
yeah they gave me mid march too. annoying since i still wont have been able to visit one of my other schools by then by alas
They gave me until mid march but said depending how the numbers look will let me know if they can extend again
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