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Emory Law School

Rank 30 (USNWR 2022)
167
Median LSAT
3.8
Median GPA
27.3%
Acceptance rate

Also known as

  • Emory Law School
  • Emory University
  • EMORY UNIVERSITY

Emory Law School is a law school located in Atlanta, Georgia. The school was ranked 30 in 2022 by USNWR. Annual enrollment for Emory Law School is approximately 304.

Admissions website: https://www.emory.edu/home/admission/index.html

Admissions email: jdadmission@emory.edu

Admissions phone: 404.727.6802

Can I get into Emory Law School with aGPA andLSAT?

Emory Law School Key Statistics

Previous year ABA 509 data
Percentiles 25 50 75
LSAT 160 167 169
GPA 3.47 3.8 3.9
Miscellaneous Count Percentile
# Applications 5254 88
# Admissions offers 1435 -
Class size 304 83
% Accepted 27.3% 79
% Yield 21.2% 9

During the 2022 application cycle, 5,254 people applied and 1,435 were offered admission.

Emory University has a 1L class size of 304, and yield of 21.18%. 304 out of 1,435 applicants who were offered admission accepted, meaning that 21.18% of the people who were offered admission ended up attending the school.

The 1L class at Emory University has a median LSAT of 167. The 25th percentile LSAT is 160 and the 75th percentile LSAT is 169.

The median GPA is 3.8. The 25th percentile GPA is 3.47 and the 75th percentile GPA is 3.9.

Emory Law School LSAT & GPA graph for 2021-2022

LSD has stats for 832 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 Emory Law School cost per year?

$62,437.00
Tuition
85th percentile
$90,297.00
CoA
85th percentile
57.50%
Grads with debt
$125,390.00
Average debt
$70,000.00
Salary, 25th %
$165,000.00
Salary
$63,500.00
PI Salary
58.90%
Employment rate
91.70%
Bar pass rate

Cost of attending Emory Law School

In 2022, tuition was $62,437 and the annual cost of attending was $90,297 (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.

Emory Law School employment outcomes

JD graduates from Emory University make $165,000 (median) upon graduation if they work in the private sector. If they go into the private sector, a grad can expect to make $63,500.

64.4% of law graduates from Emory University go directly to work for law firms, while 9.7% clerk for a judge. 5.1% of graduates go into public interest.

91.7% of Emory University graduates pass the bar on their first try.

Some interesting facts about Emory Law School

Emory University School of Law is a top law school offering a practical, disciplined approach to the study of law. Emory Law is known for faculty who are experts in their respective areas of law and dynamic teachers in the classroom; a rigorous curriculum attuned to the needs of the legal profession; countless opportunities for hands-on learning through externships, clinics, and simulation courses; and an environment of support and cooperation that encourages challenging the status quo.

The Atlanta metropolitan area and Emory University provide exceptional resources for Emory Law students. Emory is internationally recognized for its outstanding liberal arts colleges, graduate and professional schools, and one of the Southeast’s leading health care systems. With a population of more than 5 million people, the Southeast’s largest city provides countless opportunities for legal networking, externships, and summer jobs. Atlanta ranks third in the United States for number of Fortune 500 headquarters, and the regional offices of nearly every federal agency are nearby.

With 20 percent of Emory Law’s alumni located in Atlanta, students can take advantage of Emory Law’s connections in the community to meet and learn from attorneys, judges, and others who will help launch their legal career in Atlanta, as well as in other major cities like Chicago, New York, Houston, Boston, Los Angeles, Miami, Dallas, and Washington, DC.

Emory University School of Law is accredited by the American Bar Association, is a member of the Association of American Law Schools, and has a chapter of the Order of the Coif.

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Has anyone seen a status tracking portal for Emory?
PermissibleParchedTiger
20:29
Wooo got a fee waiver to a school I’m super interested in
PermissibleParchedTiger
20:30
Emory! I Hope i get in! If so I’m definitely going there
wittykitty
19:57
@HesitantSlowWhale: i don't think there is one
HushedCertainDachshund
15:51
has anyone gotten a decision from emory yet?
@HushedCertainDachshund: From what I read, they don't release decisions until January.
15:15
ED complete 11/9,
15:15
Hope I get lucky
@HesitantSlowWhale: They don't ever do one AFAIK
Looking at last year's cycle, first Emory admits came in January