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LSU Law School

Rank 99 (USNWR 2023)
157
Median LSAT
3.62
Median GPA
52.5%
Acceptance rate

Also known as

  • LSU Law School
  • Louisiana State University
  • 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

Can I get into LSU Law School with aGPA andLSAT?

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 89 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 LSU Law School cost per year?

$0.00
Tuition
$24,462.00
CoA
63.60%
Grads with debt
21st percentile
$100,107.00
Average debt
55th percentile
$65,000.00
Salary, 25th %
49th percentile
$84,000.00
Salary
57th percentile
$48,000.00
PI Salary
5th percentile
51.40%
Employment rate
40th percentile
82.20%
Bar pass rate
68th percentile

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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I'll let yall know when I get a decision. I'm expecting to hear back in the next 2 weeks
how do you login to the status check
It's a link through your lsac login
I got my login to the ASO checker about 2-3 weeks after I applied. Then I quickly went into review on the 19th. Assuming I will hear soon after the change on my page.
WantingVengefulNebula
17:11
mine changed on the 10th the 23rd A on the 26th
Oh wow, so I should hear very soon
[] Snippy7
19:24
the lsac login one doesn't work for me for some reason
[] Snippy7
19:24
@peasantdrama: I guess it just depends who you get on the phone lol
11:03
@Snippy7: lsat log in and lsu log in don't work for status checker bc they're gonna send you a unique user and password for the status checker once you go complete
Okay so i applied Nov 2 and got an update jan 10th but it has been under review for a while. Is this normal?
I feel like ive been waiting for forever and im just getting restless
10:36
@PresentNondescriptCondor: i would call because everyone else who applied in november seems to have heard back already, as have most people who applied in dec. i also heard some people say last year that lsu lost their application until they called
So I called and they said if I don’t hear back by March 1st then call back….i hope that doesn’t spell bad news
My under review title went away. Now it just says they looked at it feb 8
@PresentNondescriptCondor: did yours say "in review" or did it say "with the committee"? also i think the status change sometiems preceded a decision
It said Update: Status Under Review. It’s been with the committee bec my app was completed in December
@peasantdrama:
Since Feb 8 the update section at the very top has gone away so it’s just left with my name at the top with my address and stuff
thats weird because mine doesnt say "underview". it just says "application is complete and with committee"
I really have no idea what is happening. I don’t even know if I’ll get in
I have a 154 and a 3.2
@PresentNondescriptCondor: they are probably waiting to see how many applicants they get before making a decision. i know this sucks BUT you are still within the 25th percentile for LSAT, so i really wouldn't worry too much
It does but I'm doing my best to be patient. Lsu is my alma mater so I can only hope and pray for now
12:30
@PresentNondescriptCondor: that will help a lot!!
Do you know how to guess when the next wave is?
12:25
wednesday. maybe this wednesday or maybe the first wednesday of march
Wow okay
Fingers crossed
Any news?
11:51
is there an admitted students chat:)
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