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Cardozo School of Law

Rank 61 (USNWR 2024)
164
Median LSAT
3.79
Median GPA
37.6%
Acceptance rate

Also known as

  • Cardozo School of Law
  • Yeshiva University (Cardozo)
  • CARDOZO SCHOOL OF LAW
  • Cardozo Dozo

Cardozo School of Law is a law school located in New York City, New York. The school was ranked 61 in 2024 by USNWR. Annual enrollment for Cardozo School of Law is approximately 315.

Admissions website: https://cardozo.yu.edu/admissions

Admissions email:  lawinfo@yu.edu

Admissions phone: 212.790.0274

Can I get into Cardozo School of Law with aGPA andLSAT?

Cardozo School of Law Key Statistics

Previous year ABA 509 data
Percentiles 25 50 75
LSAT 159 164 166
GPA 3.46 3.76 3.86
Miscellaneous Count Percentile
# Applications 3414 82
# Admissions offers 1154 -
Class size 315 91
% Accepted 33.8% 66
% Yield 27.1% 37

During the 2024 application cycle, 3,414 people applied and 1,154 were offered admission.

Yeshiva University (Cardozo) has a 1L class size of 315, and yield of 27.12%. 313 out of 1,154 applicants who were offered admission accepted, meaning that 27.12% of the people who were offered admission ended up attending the school.

The 1L class at Yeshiva University (Cardozo) has a median LSAT of 164. The 25th percentile LSAT is 160 and the 75th percentile LSAT is 166.

The median GPA is 3.79. The 25th percentile GPA is 3.55 and the 75th percentile GPA is 3.88.

Cardozo School of Law LSAT & GPA graph for 2022-2023

LSD has stats for 454 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 Cardozo School of Law cost per year?

$67,792.00
Tuition
90th percentile
$98,501.00
CoA
89th percentile
81.20%
Bar pass rate
34th percentile
$70,000.00
Salary, 25th %
61st percentile
$80,000.00
Salary
54th percentile
$67,000.00
PI Salary
86th percentile
56.00%
Employment rate
53rd percentile
58.20%
Grads with debt
5th percentile
$116,577.00
Average debt
73rd percentile

Cost of attending Cardozo School of Law

In 2024, tuition was $67,792 and the annual cost of attending was $98,501 (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.

Cardozo School of Law employment outcomes

JD graduates from Yeshiva University (Cardozo) make $80,000 (median) upon graduation if they work in the private sector. If they go into the public sector, a grad can expect to make $67,000.

58.8% of law graduates from Yeshiva University (Cardozo) go directly to work for law firms, while 5.7% clerk for a judge. 9.8% of graduates go into public interest.

81.2% of Yeshiva University (Cardozo) graduates pass the bar on their first try.

Some interesting facts about Cardozo School of Law

Established in 1998, Cardozo’s LLM program is known for its innovative programming, flexibility, rigorous scholarship, and for producing passionate advocates.

Cardozo Law offers students a stimulating educational experience, rooted in the values of ethics, public service, and scholarship. Known for providing high intellectual standards and pioneering hands-on experiences, Cardozo Law also provides students with a deep understanding of how law relates to other expressions of the human spirit, including philosophy, economics, politics, history, art, and literature. Cardozo offers superb programs in intellectual property law, alternative dispute resolution, international and human rights law, public interest law, corporate law, and legal theory. Extensive clinical and externship opportunities draw on the resources available in New York City and train students in connecting theory with practical application of the law. Learning by doing helps our students master the research, teamwork, oral advocacy, and leadership skills that employers value. A Cardozo legal education emphasizes the pursuit of intellectual excellence while providing a wealth of lawyering opportunities that give the Cardozo student a real-world advantage.

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TCMutant
18:37
Anyone interview recently? I see ppl getting WL/R a lot, don't want to really interview for an hour to see if I'm a WL or R
@TCMutant I just got an invite to interview! I'm planning on this week but I'll lyk how it goes
TCMutant
20:36
I was invited two weeks ago and have been playing email tag with the adDean trying to get something scheduled. Seems like every interview entered on this site resulted in an A but it’d be surprised if that’s the case
@TCMutant: were you waitlisted or you havent heard back yet initially
TCMutant
23:22
@FearlessCumbersomeMacaw: haven't heard back yet, early/mid feb applicant
Zenaida-Macroura
14:41
@TCMutant: Whoa congrats!!
TCMutant
14:58
@Zenaida-Macroura: why thank you!!
has anyone heard anything about the wl? (today is 6/12)
it's 6/21 and still nothing
Zenaida-Macroura
11:25
6/28 just got a waitlist update again guess they'll start pulling people soon
Has anyone heard of the new video supplement program for the waitlist or used it before for something else?
11:34
Second interview after being waitlisted in May?
Did the waitlist interview 7/11 - deadline was today 7/12. So maybe next week there will be an update.
Zenaida-Macroura
22:35
It's currently 7/12, deadline for optional WL interview is today, hopefully they review and start pulling soon!
anyone heard anything?
WickedBoringDragonfly
14:13
nope
Zenaida-Macroura
12:11
7/21 and no news yet!
7/21 nothing yet
7/22 nothing
WickedBoringDragonfly
17:38
AHHHHHHHH
WickedBoringDragonfly
17:38
that's all
7/23 nothing
I saw the facebook group entering class of 2024 and 11 people were added last week
I am not sure if these people are initially accepted or got off waitlist
yeah it's uncertain
DId anyone get the answer back or any filler email from Cardozo Law
Zenaida-Macroura
18:34
@BeautifulAlcoholicSparrow: 7/24 nothing received yet :) !
someone posted on reddit today for being admitted with super late application made in June. I guess they are still figuring out with the applications?
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