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Harvard Law School

Rank 5 (USNWR 2023)
174
Median LSAT
3.92
Median GPA
10.1%
Acceptance rate

Also known as

  • Harvard Law School
  • Harvard University
  • HARVARD UNIVERSITY
  • HLS

Harvard Law School is a law school located in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The school was ranked 5 in 2023 by USNWR. Annual enrollment for Harvard Law School is approximately 564.

Admissions website: https://hls.harvard.edu/dept/jdadmissions/

Admissions email: jdadmiss@law.harvard.edu

Admissions phone: 617-495-1551

Can I get into Harvard Law School with aGPA andLSAT?

Harvard Law School Key Statistics

Previous year ABA 509 data
Percentiles 25 50 75
LSAT 170 174 176
GPA 3.82 3.92 3.99
Miscellaneous Count Percentile
# Applications 8170 99
# Admissions offers 822 -
Class size 564 100
% Accepted 10.1% 99
% Yield 56.0% 98

During the 2023 application cycle, 8,170 people applied and 822 were offered admission.

Harvard University has a 1L class size of 564, and yield of 55.96%. 460 out of 822 applicants who were offered admission accepted, meaning that 55.96% of the people who were offered admission ended up attending the school.

The 1L class at Harvard University has a median LSAT of 174. The 25th percentile LSAT is 170 and the 75th percentile LSAT is 176.

The median GPA is 3.92. The 25th percentile GPA is 3.82 and the 75th percentile GPA is 3.99.

Harvard Law School LSAT & GPA graph for 2022-2023

LSD has stats for 2,010 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 Harvard Law School cost per year?

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Cost of attending Harvard Law School

In 2023, tuition was $71,734 and the annual cost of attending was $107,000 (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.

Harvard Law School employment outcomes

99.4% of Harvard University graduates pass the bar on their first try.

Some interesting facts about Harvard Law School

Harvard Law School provides amazing opportunities to study law and related disciplines in a rigorous but collaborative environment. Due to its large enrollment and faculty size, Harvard is distinguished by its unparalleled breadth and depth of courses and clinics, its wide array of research programs, its diverse student body drawn from around the world, and its extensive network of highly respected alumni. Beyond the law school, law students can tap into Harvard University’s extraordinary resources through cross registration and a variety of social and cultural activities.

Harvard Law School’s faculty members are engaged in cutting-edge research and generate the most important publications across the legal curriculum, playing an unsurpassed role in influencing jurists and policy makers.

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21:38
@lawschoolapplicant984398: What day of the week did you receive the ii and when did you apply? Thanks!!
InshAllah
12:26
Decisions are coming soon (less than two weeks)! Best of luck to everyone! May God be with us all :)
lawschoolapplicant984398
9:09
@mia2971003: i got it last week, and i applied early feb
Ijustwannagetinman
16:51
I applied beginning of Feb but haven't heard anything, that's probably bad right
SplitterNoQuitter
15:06
why does the 2023 - 2024 cycle look like it has more troll data points than previous years
CTCSH
11:29
SNQ - because there is! Law school trolls and trolls not even related to law school lol
InshAllah
15:00
Good luck to everyone tomorrow! May God be with us all! God is good!
what time do the admissions officers call tomorrow?
InshAllah
7:46
May God be with us all! God is good!
InshAllah
7:46
@TastefulUnrulyElk: I've heard 9am! Good luck :)
do we know what last name letter theyre on rn
jb2028
12:11
Admit calls done for today https://twitter.com/hlsadmissions
12:29
if no R yet, does that mean WL?
Harvard not complying with the AA ruling whatsoever lol
amazing
WeedWhacker
12:54
@momentous Whats AA rule
my take is just let people be happy about their accomplishments and don't dimish it
diminish*
TaxablePheasant
13:29
@MomentousBlackLoon: You're really basing that off like a dozen URM acceptances?
13:42
Actually it looks like they are complying with the AA ruling. You're just being racist.
13:42
@MomentousBlackLoon:
Goldieox
15:58
Waitlisted! Didn't receive an email but check the portal just now. Now to write the world's most compelling LOCI.
InshAllah
16:37
@Goldieox: good luck! Do your research, write well, and have faith in God!
legally-stupid
19:11
@Ijustwannagetinman: whats ur username ill add you
23:30
HLS 1L here, taking a break from writing my brief to wish y'all good luck!
CTCSH
16:42
HLS 1L, how is the job hunt? Notice any fallout?
CTCSH
16:42
Serious too.
I am meeting with an HLS student what questions should I ask him to discuss in my LOCI
wrong chat
SlowSlipperyMonkey
12:32
Hey does anyone know how long deferral requests typically take to be approved?
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