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Northeastern Law School

Rank 73 (USNWR 2022)
162
Median LSAT
3.66
Median GPA
24.4%
Acceptance rate

Also known as

  • Northeastern Law School
  • Northeastern University
  • NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY
  • NUSL

Northeastern Law School is a law school located in Boston, Massachusetts. The school was ranked 73 in 2022 by USNWR. Annual enrollment for Northeastern Law School is approximately 239.

Admissions website: https://law.northeastern.edu/admissions/

Admissions email: lawadmissions@northeastern.edu

Admissions phone: (617) 373‑2395

Can I get into Northeastern Law School with aGPA andLSAT?

Northeastern Law School Key Statistics

Previous year ABA 509 data
Percentiles 25 50 75
LSAT 158 162 164
GPA 3.45 3.66 3.79
Miscellaneous Count Percentile
# Applications 4103 85
# Admissions offers 1001 -
Class size 239 71
% Accepted 24.4% 83
% Yield 23.2% 16

During the 2022 application cycle, 4,103 people applied and 1,001 were offered admission.

Northeastern University has a 1L class size of 239, and yield of 23.18%. 232 out of 1,001 applicants who were offered admission accepted, meaning that 23.18% of the people who were offered admission ended up attending the school.

The 1L class at Northeastern University has a median LSAT of 162. The 25th percentile LSAT is 158 and the 75th percentile LSAT is 164.

The median GPA is 3.66. The 25th percentile GPA is 3.45 and the 75th percentile GPA is 3.79.

Northeastern Law School LSAT & GPA graph for 2021-2022

LSD has stats for 604 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 Northeastern Law School cost per year?

$57,094.00
Tuition
76th percentile
$76,594.00
CoA
68th percentile
78.80%
Grads with debt
77th percentile
$91,007.00
Average debt
28th percentile
$84,500.00
Salary, 25th %
79th percentile
$172,500.00
Salary
86th percentile
$55,661.00
PI Salary
31st percentile
52.00%
Employment rate
51st percentile
85.10%
Bar pass rate
41st percentile

Cost of attending Northeastern Law School

In 2022, tuition was $57,094 and the annual cost of attending was $76,594 (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.

Northeastern Law School employment outcomes

JD graduates from Northeastern University make $172,500 (median) upon graduation if they work in the private sector. If they go into the private sector, a grad can expect to make $55,661.

40.4% of law graduates from Northeastern University go directly to work for law firms, while 12.3% clerk for a judge. 28.1% of graduates go into public interest.

85.1% of Northeastern University graduates pass the bar on their first try.

Some interesting facts about Northeastern Law School

Northeastern University School of Law is the preeminent US law school in experience-based legal education. Our distinctive approach to training lawyers brings together outstanding classroom teaching with simulation courses based on real-world legal problems, clinical programs working with real clients, and legal placements with law firms, courts, corporations, and governmental and non-governmental organizations in the United States and around the world. Students gain the intellectual tools, practical experience, and confidence they need to become outstanding legal professionals.

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Idk for sure, but I've heard that NUSL carries a lot of weight in public interest...so if you wanna do that it might still be a good option
But you should probably talk to an alum
My friends dad is a Bronx defender!
And went to NUSL
TangyWasp
12:39
any idea when the next wave might be?
I wish I knew
14:14
i looked at the numbers and nusl is less regional than i thought
14:15
around 42% of people work outside of MA about 35% of people practice outside of the northeast
14:16
so it's not *that* regional lmao
There ya go
how long does it take to hear back?
23:08
@StressedIsAnUnderstatement: for me it took 2 months
I applied early December, still waiting
Does anybody else have a tracking number when they check their status? What does it mean?
WastefulRoomyOctopus
10:57
If you're talking about the school tracking number, I have always had one. I believe it's for tracking each application in their internal systems - I don't think it really means anything on our end sadly.
SavoryWoebegoneBarnacle
11:30
lsd shows a status change for my northeastern app but it looks the same as before, has anyone had the same thing happen?
11:34
anyone going to asd
TangyWasp
13:33
I had a status change two weeks ago and it was literally a comma lol
Just got decision rendered email
I just got the status change removing the comma - does anyone know if this means anything?
shit am i about to miss another wave?
WastefulRoomyOctopus
14:30
me too - hoping the wave isn't already over for the day
not even a wave that shit was just a splash
yeah I guess they'll just be doing little splashes here and there from now on? it seems like that's what they did last year
TangyWasp
10:11
Any movement for anyone?
WastefulRoomyOctopus
11:00
Nothing on my end.
I wish
justagirl-
13:32
painful
14:48
i can't wait for asd