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University of Pittsburgh Law School

Rank 91 (USNWR 2024)
160
Median LSAT
3.56
Median GPA
39.5%
Acceptance rate

Also known as

  • University of Pittsburgh Law School
  • University of Pittsburgh
  • PITTSBURGH, UNIVERSITY OF

University of Pittsburgh Law School is a law school located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The school was ranked 91 in 2024 by USNWR. Annual enrollment for University of Pittsburgh Law School is approximately 121.

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

Admissions email: admitlaw@pitt.edu

Admissions phone: (412) 648-1413

Can I get into University of Pittsburgh Law School with aGPA andLSAT?

University of Pittsburgh Law School Key Statistics

Previous year ABA 509 data
Percentiles 25 50 75
LSAT 159 161 163
GPA 3.25 3.55 3.75
Miscellaneous Count Percentile
# Applications 1289 44
# Admissions offers 428 -
Class size 121 17
% Accepted 33.2% 69
% Yield 26.6% 35

During the 2024 application cycle, 1,289 people applied and 428 were offered admission.

University of Pittsburgh has a 1L class size of 121, and yield of 26.64%. 114 out of 428 applicants who were offered admission accepted, meaning that 26.64% of the people who were offered admission ended up attending the school.

The 1L class at University of Pittsburgh has a median LSAT of 160. The 25th percentile LSAT is 157 and the 75th percentile LSAT is 163.

The median GPA is 3.56. The 25th percentile GPA is 3.3 and the 75th percentile GPA is 3.73.

University of Pittsburgh Law School LSAT & GPA graph for 2022-2023

LSD has stats for 154 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.

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 University of Pittsburgh Law School cost per year?

$48,969.00
Tuition
40th percentile
$38,325.00
In-state tuition
$69,617.00
CoA
35th percentile
77.20%
Bar pass rate
49th percentile

Cost of attending University of Pittsburgh Law School

In 2024, tuition was $48,969 and the annual cost of attending was $69,617 (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.

University of Pittsburgh Law School employment outcomes

77.2% of University of Pittsburgh graduates pass the bar on their first try.

Some interesting facts about University of Pittsburgh Law School

Founded in 1895, the University of Pittsburgh School of Law is a globally respected institution preparing students to become excellent attorneys and leaders within both the legal profession and society. The curriculum applies legal scholarship and skills to contemporary issues, from international conflict resolution to intellectual property and technology. Beginning in the first year, our students balance rigorous core and specialty courses with immersion in clinics, practicums, networking opportunities with local law firms, and exposure to local innovators.

Pitt Law’s superior preparation begins with small classes. The average class size is fewer than 20 students. But Pitt Law’s reach as a pillar of a public research university with more than 10,000 graduate students in 14 graduate and professional schools creates deep opportunities for law students. The university’s reputation as a center for biotechnology, engineering, energy research, business, public policy, and health care illuminates the pathways for law careers. Our next-door neighbor, Carnegie Mellon University, complements Pitt’s strengths with advances in robotics, computer science, entertainment technology, public policy, and more.

That synergy creates a clear advantage for Pitt Law students: Those admitted to law as well as to other graduate programs may complete both degrees in less time than two consecutive degrees would normally require.

Pitt Law’s mission to encourage talent includes a commitment to providing scholarships for highly qualified students through all three years. Nearly 70 percent of all students receive financial aid.

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Rockxtar
13:08
I'm hoping this coming Monday or Tuesday, it looks like those are the days they release decisions
15:17
nothing for me
Rockxtar
10:39
Here's to hoping there's a wave today]
anyone gotten off WL at all
12:12
patiently waiting
literally
12:03
got the R
Rockxtar
13:53
@speedycar57: dang, I'm sorry. Pitts loss
@speedycar57: sorry man, they just jumped to the too
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Rockxtar
14:27
@LewdAbashedLionfish: when did you go complete? mine hasnt jumped again but it jumped last week
@Rockxtar: mine has been complete since 1/9
this isn't exactly admissions related but does anyone know about the general vibe of Pitt Law?
for those of u who have heard back how long were u in review before hearing anything
15:48
probably 8 weeks in review
damnnnn
@StraightTellingSeal: i’ve been under review for like 14 weeks now
SteelersReignSupreme
15:48
Is there an admitted student discord?
@LewdAbashedLionfish: wtfff that's horrible
@StraightTellingSeal: lmao tell me about it 😂
Rockxtar
16:42
My app was placed on hold today.. not too sure what that even means
BlueAndWhiteGuy
20:41
" I wish i would have tried harder in ug"
for those still waiting i was accepted today and was told they are out of scholarship money
has anyone heard back about waitlists?
anyone hear ab waitlist 5/19
still wl 6/11
No scholarships remaining and class is almost completely full. 6/20
Did you talk with admissions?
I did via email. I sent up a follow-up to check on my status because I have pending offers. They were very friendly but to the point. Direct quote: "The Committee is still working through emails. Please note that at this time, we have a pretty full class and no scholarships available." I was ultimately waitlisted. So it's possible spots and money could open up for students later? I'm not sure how that works. But my impression was they're basically done. of course, you or others may interpret that same statement differently. Good luck!! 6/20
figures! thank you thpugh
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