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Syracuse Law School

Rank 103 (USNWR 2022)
157
Median LSAT
3.51
Median GPA
32.7%
Acceptance rate

Also known as

  • Syracuse Law School
  • Syracuse University
  • SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY
  • Cuse

Syracuse Law School is a law school located in Syracuse, New York. The school was ranked 103 in 2022 by USNWR. Annual enrollment for Syracuse Law School is approximately 236.

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

Admissions email: lawadmissions@syr.edu

Admissions phone: 315.443.1962

Can I get into Syracuse Law School with aGPA andLSAT?

Syracuse Law School Key Statistics

Previous year ABA 509 data
Percentiles 25 50 75
LSAT 154 157 160
GPA 3.19 3.51 3.72
Miscellaneous Count Percentile
# Applications 2657 73
# Admissions offers 870 -
Class size 236 71
% Accepted 32.7% 66
% Yield 26.2% 26

During the 2022 application cycle, 2,657 people applied and 870 were offered admission.

Syracuse University has a 1L class size of 236, and yield of 26.21%. 228 out of 870 applicants who were offered admission accepted, meaning that 26.21% 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 3.51. The 25th percentile GPA is 3.19 and the 75th percentile GPA is 3.72.

Syracuse Law School LSAT & GPA graph for 2021-2022

LSD has stats for 140 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 Syracuse Law School cost per year?

$57,308.00
Tuition
72nd percentile
$78,290.00
CoA
69th percentile
73.80%
Grads with debt
$125,838.00
Average debt
$65,000.00
Salary, 25th %
$80,000.00
Salary
$62,118.00
PI Salary
46.00%
Employment rate
81.50%
Bar pass rate

Cost of attending Syracuse Law School

In 2022, tuition was $57,308 and the annual cost of attending was $78,290 (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

JD graduates from Syracuse University make $80,000 (median) upon graduation if they work in the private sector. If they go into the private sector, a grad can expect to make $62,118.

47.6% of law graduates from Syracuse University go directly to work for law firms, while 10.3% clerk for a judge. 5.5% of graduates go into public interest.

81.5% 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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maradi
15:02
@mtbgirl: I'm wondering the same - I'm hoping it's included in our acceptance emails when we get them.
15:04
@maradi: it says on my status checker that the email has been sent but I haven't gotten anything. Even checked the junk folder
maradi
15:06
@mtbgirl: Same!
ElectricEmu1644
15:54
I just got my email like 30 minutes ago
anyone apply to Syracuse in September but did not get a reply today?
maradi
16:26
@mtbgirl: I just got my email!
Congratulations everyone. I applied 11/9 and status was update 11/21 with no change today.
rhiaaaaanonnnnn
17:27
i applied 11/5 status updated on the same day and got my A today
5280USDAChoice
12:03
I just got updated to 12.8 date change today so i'm hopeful for a wave tomorrow
5280USDAChoice
12:44
just got the A!
Nice! Congrats
Hope I am next.
Applying in January. Good luck to everyone! :)
sadboihappychill
13:55
Anyone waiting to hear from Syracuse today??
sadboihappychill
13:55
/ this week?
sadboihappychill
12:05
Anyone else lurking, hoping for a SU update or is it just me?
for anyone who was admitted, have you received anything in the mail/know if we will be receiving anything
AggressiveVenomousEven
20:31
I got an A back in December and a few emails -- nothing in the mail yet
AggressiveVenomousEven
20:32
Supposed to get a hat (beanie) i think
sadboihappychill
15:35
Did SU really make a decision today?
sadboihappychill
15:35
I'm surprised because it's a Monday!
sadboihappychill
14:10
Anyone go UR2 other than me and waiting to hear something?
sadboihappychill
10:31
I've been UR2 since 1/5 and there was an wave on 1/13 that I was not in. What does it meannnnn?
sadboihappychill
9:36
No mail yet!
sadboihappychill
9:36
Anyone here have luck with negotiating scholly?
@WeirdUsernameHere: Just a few emails from current students
mtbgirl
14:27
@sadboihappychill: i was able to negotiate!!
AccurateRebelLeopard
19:15
@mtbgirl how did you go about negotiating? Any tips?
mtbgirl
13:22
You submit an essay on their website. I think they only offer 10%
10:25
What does it mean when your application is in review much longer than the stats on this site?