Notre Dame Law School

Rank 20 (USNWR 2024)
Median LSAT
Median GPA
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Also known as

  • Notre Dame Law School
  • University of Notre Dame

Notre Dame Law School is a law school located in South Bend, Indiana. The school was ranked 20 in 2024 by USNWR. Annual enrollment for Notre Dame Law School is approximately 166.

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

Admissions email: ndlaw@nd.edu

Admissions phone: 574-631-6627

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Notre Dame Law School Key Statistics

Previous year ABA 509 data
Percentiles 25 50 75
LSAT 163 168 170
GPA 3.65 3.81 3.89
Miscellaneous Count Percentile
# Applications 2917 77
# Admissions offers 717 -
Class size 166 48
% Accepted 24.6% 84
% Yield 21.6% 13

During the 2024 application cycle, 2,917 people applied and 717 were offered admission.

University of Notre Dame has a 1L class size of 166, and yield of 21.62%. 155 out of 717 applicants who were offered admission accepted, meaning that 21.62% of the people who were offered admission ended up attending the school.

The 1L class at University of Notre Dame has a median LSAT of 169. The 25th percentile LSAT is 164 and the 75th percentile LSAT is 170.

The median GPA is 3.83. The 25th percentile GPA is 3.67 and the 75th percentile GPA is 3.92.

Notre Dame Law School LSAT & GPA graph for 2022-2023

LSD has stats for 558 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.

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25th, 50th, 75th refer to percentiles from last year's admitted class

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Bar pass rate
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Salary, 25th %
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Employment rate
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Grads with debt
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Average debt
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Cost of attending Notre Dame Law School

In 2024, tuition was $65,436 and the annual cost of attending was $65,436 (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.

Notre Dame Law School employment outcomes

JD graduates from University of Notre Dame make $170,000 (median) upon graduation if they work in the private sector. If they go into the public sector, a grad can expect to make $61,000.

62.5% of law graduates from University of Notre Dame go directly to work for law firms, while 12.5% clerk for a judge. 4.8% of graduates go into public interest.

91.7% of University of Notre Dame graduates pass the bar on their first try.

Some interesting facts about Notre Dame Law School

Founded in 1869, the Notre Dame Law School, embracing equally the wealth of its heritage and a calling to address the needs of the contemporary world, brings together centuries of intellectual and moral tradition, the historic methods and principles of the common law, and a thorough engagement with the reality of today’s legislative, regulatory, and global legal environment. At Notre Dame Law School, students and faculty of diverse backgrounds, experiences, and commitments are encouraged to cultivate both the life of the mind and the wisdom of the heart, to pursue their studies with a passion for the truth, and to dedicate their professional and personal lives to serve the good of all the human family.

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oh shoot mine too, do you know what that means?
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