LSU Law School

Rank 99 (USNWR 2023)
Median LSAT
Median GPA
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Also known as

  • LSU Law School
  • Louisiana State University
  • LSU

LSU Law School is a law school located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The school was ranked 99 in 2023 by USNWR. Annual enrollment for LSU Law School is approximately 208.

Admissions website: https://www.law.lsu.edu/admissions

Admissions email: lawadmissions@lsu.edu

Admissions phone: 225.578.8646

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LSU Law School Key Statistics

Previous year ABA 509 data
Percentiles 25 50 75
LSAT 154 157 159
GPA 3.37 3.62 3.79
Miscellaneous Count Percentile
# Applications 1061 37
# Admissions offers 557 -
Class size 208 66
% Accepted 52.5% 26
% Yield 37.2% 79

During the 2023 application cycle, 1,061 people applied and 557 were offered admission.

Louisiana State University has a 1L class size of 208, and yield of 37.16%. 207 out of 557 applicants who were offered admission accepted, meaning that 37.16% of the people who were offered admission ended up attending the school.

The 1L class at Louisiana State University has a median LSAT of 157. The 25th percentile LSAT is 154 and the 75th percentile LSAT is 159.

The median GPA is 3.62. The 25th percentile GPA is 3.37 and the 75th percentile GPA is 3.79.

LSU Law School LSAT & GPA graph for 2022-2023

LSD has stats for 93 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

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Cost of attending LSU Law School

In 2023, tuition was $0 and the annual cost of attending was $24,462 (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.

LSU Law School employment outcomes

JD graduates from Louisiana State University make $84,000 (median) upon graduation if they work in the private sector. If they go into the public sector, a grad can expect to make $48,000.

63.7% of law graduates from Louisiana State University go directly to work for law firms, while 16.3% clerk for a judge. 4.4% of graduates go into public interest.

82.2% of Louisiana State University graduates pass the bar on their first try.

Some interesting facts about LSU Law School

Located in the capital city of Baton Rouge, along the banks of the Mississippi River, Louisiana State University Law Center is a national and international hub for teaching, research, and public service in all aspects of the law. Baton Rouge is the second-largest city in Louisiana and only a 90-minute drive from the historical city of New Orleans.

LSU Law offers a firm foundation in American law and boasts the only law school in the nation that has a fully integrated common law and civil law legal education.

When combined with a comparative law focus, LLM graduates leave LSU with a truly global legal education and the skills needed in today’s competitive legal market.

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Went into review the day after I got my status checker
Has anyone received an update?
Decision today
Anyone else go UR2 today 12/2… haven’t seen anyone go UR2 this cycle
Not me. My status hasnt changed since 11/14
Hmmm idk to take it as good or bad thing bc I doesn’t look like anyone put a UR2 date on here last year either
Guess I’ll find out in due time lol
no status change since 11/14
im in-state and i've heard that lsu is notoriously slow lol
Does LSU offer scholarships that cover OOS?
i'm not sure about scholarships specifically for OOS but LSU is rather generous with scholarship money from what i've heard/seen
@LostBoy-070: They just sent me the scholly offer / I'm oos, my offer included out of state tuition coverage
@5280USDAChoice: I just got my offer to and they gave me the same thing
@LostBoy-070: lets goooo
that (100% in state/ 100% out of state) line they added in the email felt really nice to read
did they send an email with scholarship info? I just got my acceptance email this morning and it said that they will be sending any scholarship information in the acceptance letter they are mailing out.
Im OOS for undergrad and at least for undergrad they throw money at OOS, like full ride if you get above a 28 on the act basically
To accepted applicants : How long did it take from your A to receive your acceptance letter and scholarship info in the mail? My status checker says it was sent on the 16th but have not received it yet
has anyone had any movement on their application since coming out of the break?
I havent stuck on UR 11/21
UR since 11/14
nooooo :(
App sent 12/13 A 1/20
im gonna need lsu to make some moves before mardi gras next week :/
anyone who has received an A, can you please tell me when lsu's first seat deposit is? i know they accept throughout the summer but just wanting to know if i'll be waiting that long
the initial deposit is due April 15th
thank you!
update as of 3/29: i finally emailed admissions about the status of my app. i was "overlooked" during the application process and i should receive a decision by the end of the week
so if you're waiting on a school...it might be time to email! you never know lol
any movement on waitlist?
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