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Duquesne Law School

Rank 129 (USNWR 2022)
155
Median LSAT
3.43
Median GPA
53.4%
Acceptance rate

Also known as

  • Duquesne Law School
  • Duquesne University
  • DUQUESNE UNIVERSITY

Duquesne Law School is a law school located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The school was ranked 129 in 2022 by USNWR. Annual enrollment for Duquesne Law School is approximately 160.

Admissions website: https://www.duq.edu/academics/schools/law/admissions

Admissions email: lawadmissions@duq.edu

Admissions phone: 412.396.6296

Can I get into Duquesne Law School with aGPA andLSAT?

Duquesne Law School Key Statistics

Previous year ABA 509 data
Percentiles 25 50 75
LSAT 153 155 158
GPA 3.08 3.43 3.72
Miscellaneous Count Percentile
# Applications 865 26
# Admissions offers 490 -
Class size 160 38
% Accepted 56.6% 19
% Yield 32.2% 56

During the 2022 application cycle, 865 people applied and 490 were offered admission.

Duquesne University has a 1L class size of 160, and yield of 32.24%. 158 out of 490 applicants who were offered admission accepted, meaning that 32.24% of the people who were offered admission ended up attending the school.

The 1L class at Duquesne University has a median LSAT of 155. The 25th percentile LSAT is 153 and the 75th percentile LSAT is 158.

The median GPA is 3.43. The 25th percentile GPA is 3.08 and the 75th percentile GPA is 3.72.

Duquesne Law School LSAT & GPA graph for 2021-2022

LSD has stats for 53 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 Duquesne Law School cost per year?

$50,718.00
Tuition
59th percentile
$68,562.00
CoA
49th percentile
83.40%
Grads with debt
$99,542.00
Average debt
$60,000.00
Salary, 25th %
$76,000.00
Salary
$60,000.00
PI Salary
46.20%
Employment rate
82.70%
Bar pass rate

Cost of attending Duquesne Law School

In 2022, tuition was $50,718 and the annual cost of attending was $68,562 (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.

Duquesne Law School employment outcomes

JD graduates from Duquesne University make $76,000 (median) upon graduation if they work in the private sector. If they go into the private sector, a grad can expect to make $60,000.

58.4% of law graduates from Duquesne University go directly to work for law firms, while 7.1% clerk for a judge. 7.1% of graduates go into public interest.

82.7% of Duquesne University graduates pass the bar on their first try.

Some interesting facts about Duquesne Law School

The School of Law at Duquesne University is a private institution located on a 50-acre campus in downtown Pittsburgh, one of the top ranked cities in the U.S. Our Law students benefit from the university’s proximity to law firms, clinics, externships in the downtown area, within walking distance of the campus.

The J.D. degree is offered full or part-time. Our faculty are accomplished, experienced legal professionals, who have been recognized for their accessibility to students, as well as their excellence in teaching, focus on preparing students to be practice-ready lawyers. The highly ranked Legal Research and Writing program requires students to hone their expertise in this critical area, while optional concentrations in Business Law, General Practice, Government, and Litigation can provide an focus on specific practice areas.

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