Penn Law

Rank 6 (USNWR 2022)
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Also known as

  • Penn Law
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • UPenn Penn Carey Penn Carey

Penn Law is a law school located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The school was ranked 6 in 2022 by USNWR. Annual enrollment for Penn Law is approximately 309.

Admissions website: https://www.law.upenn.edu/admissions/

Admissions email: gradadms@law.upenn.edu

Admissions phone: 215.898.0407

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Penn Law Key Statistics

Previous year ABA 509 data
Percentiles 25 50 75
LSAT 167 171 173
GPA 3.56 3.9 3.96
Miscellaneous Count Percentile
# Applications 8383 98
# Admissions offers 787 -
Class size 309 84
% Accepted 9.4% 98
% Yield 36.0% 70

During the 2022 application cycle, 8,383 people applied and 787 were offered admission.

University of Pennsylvania has a 1L class size of 309, and yield of 35.96%. 283 out of 787 applicants who were offered admission accepted, meaning that 35.96% of the people who were offered admission ended up attending the school.

The 1L class at University of Pennsylvania has a median LSAT of 171. The 25th percentile LSAT is 167 and the 75th percentile LSAT is 173.

The median GPA is 3.9. The 25th percentile GPA is 3.56 and the 75th percentile GPA is 3.96.

Penn Law LSAT & GPA graph for 2021-2022

LSD has stats for 1,754 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

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Cost of attending Penn Law

In 2022, tuition was $70,042 and the annual cost of attending was $97,270 (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 Law employment outcomes

JD graduates from University of Pennsylvania make $190,000 (median) upon graduation if they work in the private sector. If they go into the private sector, a grad can expect to make $60,000.

73.5% of law graduates from University of Pennsylvania go directly to work for law firms, while 10.1% clerk for a judge. 7.8% of graduates go into public interest.

95.4% of University of Pennsylvania graduates pass the bar on their first try.

Some interesting facts about Penn Law

Penn Law, is a private law school located in Philadelphia, PA. UPenn Law, traces its origins to a series of lectures delivered in 1790 by James Wilson, a signer of the US Declaration of Independence and US Constitution. Today, it continues as a world leader in legal education with world-class faculty, who are both celebrated scholars and devoted teachers. Penn Law’s unique culture of collegiality allows students to feel welcome and supported, encourages them to take risks, and maximizes their academic, professional, and personal experience. The intimate size (about 750 JD students and 115 LLM students) facilitates close relationships between faculty and students and among the JD and LLM students.

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