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Yale Law School

Rank 1 (USNWR 2024)
175
Median LSAT
3.96
Median GPA
5.6%
Acceptance rate

Also known as

  • Yale Law School
  • Yale University
  • YALE UNIVERSITY
  • YLS

Yale Law School is a law school located in New Haven, Connecticut. The school was ranked 1 in 2024 by USNWR. Annual enrollment for Yale Law School is approximately 197.

Admissions website: https://law.yale.edu/admissions/jd-admissions

Admissions email: admissions.law@yale.edu

Admissions phone: 203-432-4995

Can I get into Yale Law School with aGPA andLSAT?

Yale Law School Key Statistics

Previous year ABA 509 data
Percentiles 25 50 75
LSAT 171 175 178
GPA 3.87 3.94 3.99
Miscellaneous Count Percentile
# Applications 4129 88
# Admissions offers 236 -
Class size 197 60
% Accepted 5.7% 100
% Yield 71.2% 98

During the 2024 application cycle, 4,129 people applied and 236 were offered admission.

Yale University has a 1L class size of 197, and yield of 71.19%. 168 out of 236 applicants who were offered admission accepted, meaning that 71.19% of the people who were offered admission ended up attending the school.

The 1L class at Yale University has a median LSAT of 175. The 25th percentile LSAT is 172 and the 75th percentile LSAT is 177.

The median GPA is 3.96. The 25th percentile GPA is 3.89 and the 75th percentile GPA is 4.0.

Yale Law School LSAT & GPA graph for 2022-2023

LSD has stats for 1,171 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 Yale Law School cost per year?

$69,100.00
Tuition
93rd percentile
$94,356.00
CoA
86th percentile
98.10%
Bar pass rate
94th percentile

Cost of attending Yale Law School

In 2024, tuition was $69,100 and the annual cost of attending was $94,356 (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.

Yale Law School employment outcomes

98.1% of Yale University graduates pass the bar on their first try.

Some interesting facts about Yale Law School

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.

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AverageGlisteningAxolotl
11:31
Submitted. Where are you at with it?
AverageGlisteningAxolotl
10:06
I wonder when they will start making calls
did they say end of next week?
or beginning?
did u go to the webinar?
AverageGlisteningAxolotl
15:44
I did. They just said we would all pretty much hear by mid May
yeah i couldve sworn they said they would make the calls beginning of this upcoming week
but idk
AverageGlisteningAxolotl
8:59
that makes sense. by mid may is this week so... good luck!
WampireVeekend
9:36
Looks like they started taking folks off the WL
How do you know? Have people reported getting calls?
10:13
Have any been reported?
Would love to know as well
WampireVeekend
11:10
One new report
and where can you see this data? on LSD or from forums?
AverageGlisteningAxolotl
11:29
You can see it under "recent decisions"
thanks so much! So no idea on how many so far? I only see 1
Coolperson49494
15:50
where?
"recent decisions" tab and then CTRL F yls
AverageGlisteningAxolotl
9:24
Today *could* be the day
DifferentTalentedStingray
11:57
Has anyone received feeler calls yet?
i dont think so and i think the valiant swabian person who reported an A is inaccurate
there's still hope!
AverageGlisteningAxolotl
10:39
Welp
AverageGlisteningAxolotl
10:40
twas a good ride
10:56
godspeed friends
damn that was rouguth
AverageGlisteningAxolotl
11:41
So that person from reddit...
AverageGlisteningAxolotl
11:41
Did they just like them so much that they offered a spot for next year's class?
AverageGlisteningAxolotl
11:42
Must be nice
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