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Penn State Law School

Rank 80 (USNWR 2023)
162
Median LSAT
3.72
Median GPA
30.9%
Acceptance rate

Also known as

  • Penn State Law School
  • Pennsylvania State - Penn State Law
  • PENNSYLVANIA STATE - PENN STATE LAW
  • PSU

Penn State Law School is a law school located in State College, Pennsylvania. The school was ranked 80 in 2023 by USNWR. Annual enrollment for Penn State Law School is approximately 146.

Admissions website: https://pennstatelaw.psu.edu/admissions

Admissions email: admissions@pennstatelaw.psu.edu

Admissions phone: 814-867-1251

Can I get into Penn State Law School with aGPA andLSAT?

Penn State Law School Key Statistics

Previous year ABA 509 data
Percentiles 25 50 75
LSAT 156 162 163
GPA 3.39 3.72 3.86
Miscellaneous Count Percentile
# Applications 2421 73
# Admissions offers 747 -
Class size 146 36
% Accepted 30.9% 76
% Yield 19.5% 9

During the 2023 application cycle, 2,421 people applied and 747 were offered admission.

Pennsylvania State - Penn State Law has a 1L class size of 146, and yield of 19.54%. 146 out of 747 applicants who were offered admission accepted, meaning that 19.54% of the people who were offered admission ended up attending the school.

The 1L class at Pennsylvania State - Penn State Law has a median LSAT of 162. The 25th percentile LSAT is 156 and the 75th percentile LSAT is 163.

The median GPA is 3.72. The 25th percentile GPA is 3.39 and the 75th percentile GPA is 3.86.

Penn State Law School LSAT & GPA graph for 2022-2023

LSD has stats for 235 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

How much does Penn State Law School cost per year?

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Cost of attending Penn State Law School

In 2023, tuition was $55,344 and the annual cost of attending was $80,874 (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.

Penn State Law School employment outcomes

89.7% of Pennsylvania State - Penn State Law graduates pass the bar on their first try.

Some interesting facts about Penn State Law School

Penn State Law is situated on the largest campus (University Park) of Penn State University, one of the world’s top public research institutions. Penn State Law in University Park is one of two law schools operated by Penn State, the other being Dickinson Law in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. With entering classes of 120 to 140 students and first-year course sections of fewer than 50, our students enjoy the best of both worlds — an academic experience that can be customized using the resources of a world-class university, in a small and supportive law school community. Penn State Law provides a rigorous, classic legal education enhanced with boundless experiential learning opportunities to provide students with both the knowledge and skills they need to accomplish their professional goals. Through a comprehensive program of study encompassing classroom-based and experiential learning, Penn State Law students are prepared to engage in sophisticated legal analysis and practice in an increasingly demanding global marketplace. Because of its location in University Park which is home to more than 45,000 graduate and undergraduate students and dozens of top-tier graduate programs, Penn State Law provides innumerable opportunities for students to customize their legal education with interdisciplinary study in any graduate academic area on campus.

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SeemlySophisticatedDog
16:00
@LSATismynemesis: not yet, I am waiting to hear back from a few schools but will likely end up at PSL, i signed up for the feb admitted students day
VariousCalculatingAlbatross
12:41
how long has it taken for you all to hear a decision? I've literally been in review since november
Schnoodle
12:24
same @albatross. Under review and still waiting... lol
18:20
Still under review too, I don’t understand their process
GarnetGamecock
9:47
@SeemlySophisticatedDog: I am also going to the Feb admitted students day!
SeemlySophisticatedDog
14:42
@GarnetGamecock: hell yeah see you therte
10:06
I literally think they forgot about my app at this point
SeemlySophisticatedDog
10:45
depending on when you applied it might be worth sending a LOCI
SeemlySophisticatedDog
10:45
@Semi:
GarnetGamecock
15:26
@Semi: no because i applied super early october and just heard back on 1/31
GarnetGamecock
15:26
hang in there bestie
8:13
Another Wednesday , another day of probably no decision
8:14
Manifesting it today 😭
RalacasterMcClain
15:15
applied 1/9, under review 1/10, and just got accepted today. no email just checked my portal
RalacasterMcClain
15:15
does anyone know when scholarship info is sent after acceptance?
18:58
Lol still waiting since November
18:58
This is ridiculous
RalacasterMcClain
11:31
wishing you the best. hope they get back to you soon. Ive been waiting since October for some schools
RalacasterMcClain
11:31
stressful past 5 months
Waitlisted today but did not receive an email
SteelersReignSupreme
11:47
Same Waitlisted w/o email
SteelersReignSupreme
11:50
Just withdrew from consideration best of luck to those who decide to stay on.
RalacasterMcClain
11:51
Does anyone understand the reunification between the two Penn State Law schools?
RalacasterMcClain
11:52
Will there only be one ranking for Penn State once reunification is completed?
11:54
Yep waitlist as well
11:55
Little odd ngl
WL @ PSL, Near full scholarship at PS-Dickinson lmao what
Semi
15:07
Yeah I’m quite confused too 😂
Decent sholarship at PSL, still "pending at Dicksinson...
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