Syracuse Law School

Rank 120 (USNWR 2024)
Median LSAT
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Also known as

  • Syracuse Law School
  • Syracuse University
  • Cuse

Syracuse Law School is a law school located in Syracuse, New York. The school was ranked 120 in 2024 by USNWR. Annual enrollment for Syracuse Law School is approximately 238.

Admissions website: http://www.law.syr.edu/admissions/

Admissions email: lawadmissions@syr.edu

Admissions phone: 315.443.1962

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Syracuse Law School Key Statistics

Previous year ABA 509 data
Percentiles 25 50 75
LSAT 154 157 160
GPA 3.22 3.56 3.74
Miscellaneous Count Percentile
# Applications 2261 71
# Admissions offers 943 -
Class size 238 80
% Accepted 41.7% 50
% Yield 24.4% 23

During the 2024 application cycle, 2,261 people applied and 943 were offered admission.

Syracuse University has a 1L class size of 238, and yield of 24.39%. 230 out of 943 applicants who were offered admission accepted, meaning that 24.39% of the people who were offered admission ended up attending the school.

The 1L class at Syracuse University has a median LSAT of 157. The 25th percentile LSAT is 154 and the 75th percentile LSAT is 160.

The median GPA is 3.58. The 25th percentile GPA is 3.1 and the 75th percentile GPA is 3.8.

Syracuse Law School LSAT & GPA graph for 2022-2023

LSD has stats for 137 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 Syracuse Law School cost per year?

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Cost of attending Syracuse Law School

In 2024, tuition was $59,482 and the annual cost of attending was $82,030 (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.

Syracuse Law School employment outcomes

83.1% of Syracuse University graduates pass the bar on their first try.

Some interesting facts about Syracuse Law School

Syracuse University College of Law was established in 1895 and is a charter member of the AALS and fully approved by the ABA. Embedded in a dynamic and comprehensive teaching and research university, the College of Law, is one of the oldest of the 13 schools and colleges comprising Syracuse University. The 200-acre S.U. the main campus overlooks scenic Central New York and the city of Syracuse.

The College of Law is housed in Dineen Hall. The 200,000-square-foot Dineen Hall is state-of-the-art and beyond in every manner—a facility that is changing the way students attend law school. Built for the changing demands of legal education and the legal profession, Dineen Hall features an open architectural design, a collaborative learning environment throughout, superior technology, and an optimal location on campus for a positive student experience. Dineen Hall boasts two courtrooms, including the 325-seat ceremonial courtroom, and dedicated student space for journals and student organizations.

In addition to the College’s residential J.D. program, we offer an ABA-approved online law degree program called JDinteractive (JDi.) JDinteractive is taught by College of Law faculty to the same high standards as Syracuse’s residential J.D. program. JDi is an ABA-accredited, online J.D. program designed for students who desire a high-caliber legal education with substantial flexibility. The program combines real-time, live online class sessions with self-paced instruction, six short residencies, and experiential learning opportunities.

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@TabbyCatStripes: omggg wait thats so awesome i hope theres a wave
@needtoknow101: I applied in early December! Went UR in January and then again in Feb!
3/4/24 - Has anyone heard anything about when decisions should be released? I talked to admissions about 2 weeks ago and they said that I will have my decision "well before" April 1st, which is my deadline for answering other school options.
@BusinessCasual I applied back in September and haven't heard anything. My application was also last touched in November. They might be trying to boost their medians this year since their rankings fell so much.
@needtoknow101: it seems like they’re releasing some decisions today; however I’m some people from September that are still waiting
@calesepp: I applied in September too and my status date didn’t update until just a few days ago on 03/11. Before that, it was last touched in September. I hope we hear back soon!
has anyone who applied in february heard back?
not yet
A at Syracuse!!! Hang in there guys
congrats ace!!!!! hoping for the same today!
@cclaw Fingers crossed! Rooting for you
@AceAttorneyNaruto: How long did they give you to submit the deposit by? I’m curious how long they’re giving people since it’s well past both of their deposit deadline dates
15 days
@AceAttorneyNaruto: thank you! Congrats btw
Thank you!!
congrats all!!!! i got the call yesterday <3
hi all! my status checker date says "under review 05/21" (today) - just wondering if anyone knows how long it takes them to make a decision once the date changes like that?
@grapesnlemonade382: mine went under review 4/2 and still nada. gl
ahh. i mean mine went UR 03.28 then it said 04.04 and the date updated again today
@Legaldeez: when did you submit your application?
@grapesnlemonade382: Feb
@grapesnlemonade382: lOoks like they're going over your app
mine went UR -> decision in about 1 week
Been under review since February :(
any new updates from feb applicants?
Anyone still waiting to hear back?
Admitted students chat?
Was about to ask the same thing, it seems there’s a Facebook page
Mine under review 6/11
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