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LSU Law School

Rank 105 (USNWR 2022)
156
Median LSAT
3.56
Median GPA
45.7%
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 105 in 2022 by USNWR. Annual enrollment for LSU Law School is approximately 232.

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 154 156 159
GPA 3.28 3.56 3.78
Miscellaneous Count Percentile
# Applications 1325 43
# Admissions offers 606 -
Class size 232 69
% Accepted 45.7% 42
% Yield 38.1% 76

During the 2022 application cycle, 1,325 people applied and 606 were offered admission.

Louisiana State University has a 1L class size of 232, and yield of 38.12%. 231 out of 606 applicants who were offered admission accepted, meaning that 38.12% of the people who were offered admission ended up attending the school.

The 1L class at Louisiana State University has a median LSAT of 156. The 25th percentile LSAT is 154 and the 75th percentile LSAT is 159.

The median GPA is 3.56. The 25th percentile GPA is 3.28 and the 75th percentile GPA is 3.78.

LSU Law School LSAT & GPA graph for 2021-2022

LSD has stats for 84 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 LSU Law School cost per year?

$39,109.00
Tuition
17th percentile
$23,669.00
In-state tuition
$63,567.00
CoA
23rd percentile
66.70%
Grads with debt
$102,626.00
Average debt
$60,000.00
Salary, 25th %
$77,000.00
Salary
$54,500.00
PI Salary
41.90%
Employment rate
97.30%
Bar pass rate

Cost of attending LSU Law School

In 2022, tuition was $39,109 and the annual cost of attending was $63,567 (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 $77,000 (median) upon graduation if they work in the private sector. If they go into the private sector, a grad can expect to make $54,500.

56.4% of law graduates from Louisiana State University go directly to work for law firms, while 18.1% clerk for a judge. 5.4% of graduates go into public interest.

97.3% 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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12:52
Anyone receive a paws account but no status checker?
14:18
Yea, tried to contact admissions and still no reply:(
emphasizeempathy
17:03
Yes - I called & they said they are still processing my application, status checker to follow.
Same here. Paws. but no status checker. At least I know I'm not alone.
Fifty2eighty
9:52
looks like some people are getting admitted. anyone receive a status checker yet?
Fifty2eighty
9:52
i think i got my paws end of september but no status checker
13:57
I haven't yet, not sure when that is supposed to happen. I am gonna give admissions a call Monday morning.
Fifty2eighty
11:25
do it
16:21
Gave them a call, they said I just haven’t received the credentials for the status checker and to check back in a couple of weeks.
16:27
Update lol, they sent me an email with the status checker right after the phone call.
Fifty2eighty
9:38
dang
Fifty2eighty
9:38
i should call
Fifty2eighty
9:39
what is your status? does it say you are under review or are they still not reviewing yet?
6:21
Went into review the day after I got my status checker
CA3
10:04
Has anyone received an update?
5280USDAChoice
17:15
Decision today
Anyone else go UR2 today 12/2… haven’t seen anyone go UR2 this cycle
LushGuardedCheetah
12:13
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
16:05
Does LSU offer scholarships that cover OOS?