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Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law

Rank 78 (USNWR 2022)
158
Median LSAT
3.59
Median GPA
32.0%
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 78 in 2022 by USNWR. Annual enrollment for Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law is approximately 147.

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 152 158 160
GPA 3.36 3.59 3.73
Miscellaneous Count Percentile
# Applications 1718 54
# Admissions offers 550 -
Class size 147 29
% Accepted 32.0% 68
% Yield 26.6% 28

During the 2022 application cycle, 1,718 people applied and 550 were offered admission.

Drexel University has a 1L class size of 147, and yield of 26.55%. 146 out of 550 applicants who were offered admission accepted, meaning that 26.55% of the people who were offered admission ended up attending the school.

The 1L class at Drexel University has a median LSAT of 158. The 25th percentile LSAT is 152 and the 75th percentile LSAT is 160.

The median GPA is 3.59. The 25th percentile GPA is 3.36 and the 75th percentile GPA is 3.73.

Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law LSAT & GPA graph for 2021-2022

LSD has stats for 223 applicants for the 2021-2022 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?

$49,778.00
Tuition
53rd percentile
$73,891.00
CoA
54th percentile
68.50%
Grads with debt
$70,565.00
Average debt
$90,000.00
Salary, 25th %
$125,000.00
Salary
$52,000.00
PI Salary
59.50%
Employment rate
84.00%
Bar pass rate

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

In 2022, tuition was $49,778 and the annual cost of attending was $73,891 (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 $125,000 (median) upon graduation if they work in the private sector. If they go into the private sector, a grad can expect to make $52,000.

39.2% of law graduates from Drexel University go directly to work for law firms, while 34.2% clerk for a judge. 5.8% of graduates go into public interest.

84.0% 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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AggressiveVenomousEven
13:03
dammit all to heck —— waitlist
AggressiveVenomousEven
13:03
hahah oh well. congrats everyone
13:38
Congrats everyone
13:46
waitlist :(
TheDevilsGotHands
14:10
@ExclusiveSillyGoose: wow ok thank you for that! They offered 120k, trying to figure out if that is full scholarship for 2 year or not
DuckMallard
17:44
do you consider "good financial standing"(i.e. gpa>2.2) scholarships to be "conditional" scholarships? I feel like it's the bare minimum for most.
DuckMallard
17:45
good academic*
Yeetakus
15:53
Has anyone been able to figure out the total tuition price for the 2 year program? I figured I'd ask here before I call financial aid.
USDACHOICE
19:41
@DuckMallard: Aba considers good academic standing different than a conditional scholarship
USDACHOICE
19:42
I feel like 2.9 is better than just good academic standing for law school tho, especially considering Drexel’s mean gpa for 1ls is 3.0
11:23
i wonder if that person that just posted is from today
11:23
they marked 1/12 on decision
Purellgel2014
23:55
I didnt get any $$
their portal confuses me
SqueamishBittenWolf
9:33
Has anyone had any luck with a scholarship increase from Drexel this cycle?
im not sure if anyone has asked for more/negotiated yet
14:28
got full tuition with my original acceptance email
9:26
anyone waitlisted?
USDACHOICE
15:10
I just talked with the admissions staff, they pretty much said decisions are coming in 2 weeks and if you are not in that group you should be in the next 4 weeks
USDACHOICE
17:49
Accepted via status checker today 1/30
I got in yesterday but still haven’t gotten an email
10:27
same! hopefully today!
10:55
I got my email!
ImportedGabagool
11:04
are all of the scholarships conditional?
11:10
I dont think so? mine is for as long as I maintain good academic standing (2.2)
11:14
from the admitted student portal it looks like some are conditional (2.95) but not all of them are
ImportedGabagool
11:27
Thanks! I just saw that too. Good shout
ImportedGabagool
11:27
Congrats everyone who was accepted!
12:01
hope to see you guys on accepted students day in two weeks :)