Yale Law School is a law school located in New Haven, Connecticut. The school was ranked 1 in 2022 by USNWR. Annual enrollment for Yale Law School is approximately 201.
Admissions website: https://law.yale.edu/admissions/jd-admissions
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Admissions phone: 203-432-4995
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During the 2022 application cycle, 5,194 people applied and 214 were offered admission.
Yale University has a 1L class size of 201, and yield of 70.09%. 150 out of 214 applicants who were offered admission accepted, meaning that 70.09% of the people who were offered admission ended up attending the school.
The 1L class at Yale University has a median LSAT of 174. The 25th percentile LSAT is 171 and the 75th percentile LSAT is 177.
The median GPA is 3.9. The 25th percentile GPA is 3.9 and the 75th percentile GPA is 4.0.
LSD has stats for 1,014 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.
In 2022, tuition was $69,433 and the annual cost of attending was $93,923 (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.
JD graduates from Yale University 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 $70,000.
42.6% of law graduates from Yale University go directly to work for law firms, while 29.4% clerk for a judge. 17.3% of graduates go into public interest.
98.9% of Yale University graduates pass the bar on their first try.
Yale Law School is an extraordinary community in which to study law. Standing at the intersection of the worlds of thought and action, Yale seeks to promote an intellectual understanding of the law, and to sustain the moral commitments that justice requires.
Extensive student-faculty interactions and institutional flexibility are hallmarks of the Yale Law School experience. Students enjoy many opportunities for research and writing one-on-one with professors. The school’s extremely low faculty-to-student ratio allows it to offer a wide range of courses and classes. YLS has an average class size of approximately 20 students.
The school is also part of one of the world’s great research universities.
Yale Law Students get access to all the benefits of Yale University which is home to an abundance of intellectual, cultural, social, and athletic activities.