Northeastern Law School

Rank 68 (USNWR 2024)
Median LSAT
Median GPA
Acceptance rate

Also known as

  • Northeastern Law School
  • Northeastern University
  • NUSL

Northeastern Law School is a law school located in Boston, Massachusetts. The school was ranked 68 in 2024 by USNWR. Annual enrollment for Northeastern Law School is approximately 234.

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 158 163 166
GPA 3.47 3.7 3.82
Miscellaneous Count Percentile
# Applications 3877 84
# Admissions offers 1204 -
Class size 234 78
% Accepted 31.1% 74
% Yield 19.4% 9

During the 2024 application cycle, 3,877 people applied and 1,204 were offered admission.

Northeastern University has a 1L class size of 234, and yield of 19.35%. 233 out of 1,204 applicants who were offered admission accepted, meaning that 19.35% of the people who were offered admission ended up attending the school.

The 1L class at Northeastern University has a median LSAT of 163. The 25th percentile LSAT is 158 and the 75th percentile LSAT is 165.

The median GPA is 3.72. The 25th percentile GPA is 3.52 and the 75th percentile GPA is 3.83.

Northeastern Law School LSAT & GPA graph for 2022-2023

LSD has stats for 574 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 Northeastern Law School cost per year?

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Cost of attending Northeastern Law School

In 2024, tuition was $58,804 and the annual cost of attending was $78,104 (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

87.3% 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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did your status tracker that nu sent or is it the law hub tracker
did it update^
Both trackers updated today!
got an A today! the sent an email saying decision rendered then had to log onto portal for decision
no scholarship info either
oh jeez okay im nervous, I saw yours went complete on the 5th and mine did on the 6th
hopefully I get something today
when did they send the email?
got it at 9:18am CT this morning (04/12)
ah jeez ok gonna be constantly refreshing
are you able to get into your law hub tracker? I haven't been able to this whole time
i don't use law hub
ok thanks! losing my mind lolol
no worries & good luck !!!
I was accepted this afternoon about an hour ago, best of luck to all that are still waiting!
might pull off the WL, at this point was just hoping for an A with scholarship to help w negotiations for other schools
@JohnGrammaticus: did you hear about your scholly? I heard back on friday. I'm guessing either sticker or it's in the mail for me
Nvm I scrolled up looks like we're all in the same boat
Anyone know if you can transfer from flex JD to full time
Hey I got accepted 3 weeks ago and still haven’t heard about scholarships does anyone know when those normally go out after acceptances
@CurlyAvailableWalrus: they said within 3 weeks lol. I just emailed them.
welp thanks for letting me know
@TCMutant: nope I haven't heard anything about any scholarship still, assuming it's full price for me
Do they give scholarship if you get in off the waitlist ? Should I email ?
No scholarships off the waitlist from what I understand
@TCMutant: Mmmmm that $62,826 bill looking mighty tasty
looks like I got no scholarships do you know if they’ll redistribute to already admitted students
They do give scholarships off the waitlist!
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