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Cardozo School of Law

Rank 69 (USNWR 2023)
164
Median LSAT
3.76
Median GPA
33.8%
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 69 in 2023 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 2023 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 159 and the 75th percentile LSAT is 166.

The median GPA is 3.76. The 25th percentile GPA is 3.46 and the 75th percentile GPA is 3.86.

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

LSD has stats for 459 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
58.20%
Grads with debt
5th percentile
$116,577.00
Average debt
73rd 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
81.20%
Bar pass rate
34th percentile

Cost of attending Cardozo School of Law

In 2023, 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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I would be very VERY shocked if we don't hear back this week
12:00
I applied for a May start
Oh i did fall
Honestly i didnt know they had may start...i wonder if i can switch it
12:56
I guess you could always email
12:57
I think the May start is cool. You basically split up 1L into 3 semesters. Yeah you take 2 courses in the Summer, but you'll also have 1 less Final than everyone else during 1L Fall and Spring.
Agree
leaves opportunity for better GPA maybe
got WL yesterday btw
still no rejections
crazy
So confused maybe they don't have so many applicants this year?
16:36
cardozo releasing decisions??
is it easier to get in for summer
11:10
First rejection
16:53
congrats on todays acceptance did you get calls?
yes call
This is the slowest cycle ever my application been sitting there since December lol congrats to everyone tho!!!!!
ballls123
9:04
Yeah im waiting since nov 30th
TheBeefGuy
9:56
So I applied to the May program like 3 months ago and haven't heard anything back... How do they expect students to find living arrangements in NYC within such a short time frame. Do you think if I emailed admissions they could move me to fall start?
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22:20
Yeah i think theyd switch you
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15:04
congrats did cardozo call?
15:07
nooooo i went UR2 on 2/16 and so did the people getting calls today but not me
[] ballls123
15:20
like bruh just reject me already
[] ballls123
15:20
below medians anyway
CLS WAVEEE INCOMINGG
Jk
Just had date change
Anyone know if there’s a group chat for admitted students ?
any updates re may?
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