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Moritz College of Law

Rank 26 (USNWR 2024)
165
Median LSAT
3.83
Median GPA
33.1%
Acceptance rate

Also known as

  • Moritz College of Law
  • Ohio State University
  • OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY
  • OSU

Moritz College of Law is a law school located in Columbus , Ohio. The school was ranked 26 in 2024 by USNWR. Annual enrollment for Moritz College of Law is approximately 158.

Admissions website: https://moritzlaw.osu.edu/apply-now/jd-admissions-overview

Admissions email: lawadmit@osu.edu

Admissions phone: 614-292-8810

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Moritz College of Law Key Statistics

Previous year ABA 509 data
Percentiles 25 50 75
LSAT 159 164 166
GPA 3.58 3.86 3.95
Miscellaneous Count Percentile
# Applications 1633 54
# Admissions offers 606 -
Class size 158 45
% Accepted 37.1% 58
% Yield 25.7% 31

During the 2024 application cycle, 1,633 people applied and 606 were offered admission.

Ohio State University has a 1L class size of 158, and yield of 25.74%. 156 out of 606 applicants who were offered admission accepted, meaning that 25.74% of the people who were offered admission ended up attending the school.

The 1L class at Ohio State University has a median LSAT of 165. The 25th percentile LSAT is 161 and the 75th percentile LSAT is 167.

The median GPA is 3.83. The 25th percentile GPA is 3.57 and the 75th percentile GPA is 3.95.

Moritz College of Law LSAT & GPA graph for 2022-2023

LSD has stats for 336 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 Moritz College of Law cost per year?

$49,115.00
Tuition
43rd percentile
$33,863.00
In-state tuition
$49,115.00
CoA
93.70%
Bar pass rate
88th percentile
$72,500.00
Salary, 25th %
65th percentile
$99,000.00
Salary
75th percentile
$58,981.00
PI Salary
51st percentile
74.70%
Employment rate
89th percentile
60.60%
Grads with debt
10th percentile
$80,454.00
Average debt
29th percentile

Cost of attending Moritz College of Law

In 2024, tuition was $49,115 and the annual cost of attending was $49,115 (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.

Moritz College of Law employment outcomes

JD graduates from Ohio State University make $99,000 (median) upon graduation if they work in the private sector. If they go into the public sector, a grad can expect to make $58,981.

50.6% of law graduates from Ohio State University go directly to work for law firms, while 5.2% clerk for a judge. 13.2% of graduates go into public interest.

93.7% of Ohio State University graduates pass the bar on their first try.

Some interesting facts about Moritz College of Law

The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law is an integral part of one of the world’s great educational institutions. Founded in 1891 and consistently the top-ranked law school in the State of Ohio, the Moritz College of Law has grown into one of the nation’s pre-eminent public law schools and one of the most respected law schools in the world.

A collegial community of approximately 570 students and more than 50 faculty members, Moritz is known for its rigorous academic program, the pioneering research of its world-class faculty, a deep commitment to teaching and professional training, and the development of future leaders.

The college’s more than 11,000 alumni are central to its national reputation. Graduates include justices of the Supreme Court of Ohio, federal appeals and district court judges, U.S. senators, U.S. representatives, governors, managing partners in law firms of all sizes, chief executive officers of Fortune 500 corporations, professors at law schools across the country, and prominent attorneys in private practice, government service, and public interest law firms.

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UnableBreakableHamster
9:41
Oh, and since I was invited to apply for the Moritz Scholarship after their initial review, probably looking forward to a full ride. It's going to be great.
just so you're aware everyone got the invitaiton
UnableBreakableHamster
10:09
Next thing you'll tell me is that the process is 6-10 weeks and not months.
should've had more coffee lmao my bad
UnableBreakableHamster
10:22
Not trying to troll, just a little frustrated with them. Congrats to you. Good choice. Not much campus at GSU and I gather you've got ties to Ohio.
yeah both my dad and grandpa were buckeyes for their undergrad
i get the frustration though
when did you apply?
UnableBreakableHamster
11:17
Early November, a couple weeks before you. It will be fine. I'm deposited somewhere good, WL at both places you are showing WL and some others. I'll end up where I'm supposed to.
as far as i can tell they like look at apps by descending LSAT/GPA. kinda weird
12:11
Question- If I submitted my app 10 weeks ago, is it too early to send a LOCI. I am an undergrad alum and it’s my first choice if that makes a difference.
I mean do what you see fit. I waited until I was 15/16 weeks in but this late I’d probably go ahead and send in your shoes
LOCI*
LearnedAlluringTurkey
23:14
should we send semi-loci at this point? I went UR on march 8, and the seat deposit was 3/31, haven't heard any
Seat deposit is assigned later for later admits. Mine was a little bit into April.
16:52
Decided to just send it in. Thanks
Wow.
It took OSU 7 months and a reminder email from that they hadn't given me a decision yet to send me the R.
MikeRoss2
16:44
Thanks for giving me the WL decision a month after most deadlines
MikeRoss2
16:44
Gotta love the admissions process
that's messed up sorry
LearnedAlluringTurkey
7:54
it seems according to lsd that osu haven't gotten to most feb applicants. i applied late march. should I be somewhat hopeful?
gonna be honest i wouldn't bank on an A from a late cycle application
corporate
21:29
it's possible. depends on a number of factors relative to that individual school to which none of us are privy
corporate
21:29
there are late cycle As all the time
Not common for OSU in previous cycles which is why I said it
Last reported As last year were late May
Late April for 2022 cycle
Pacific
3:17
Law School Data should be Some Law School Data. There may be late As since the overwhelming majority of applicants don’t report on LSD. For a school like OSU, you
Pacific
3:17
might have late cycle As that people don’t report. It’s harder to extrapolate late in cycle, especially with limited or no data
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