Cardozo School of Law

Rank 52 (USNWR 2022)
Median LSAT
Median GPA
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Also known as

  • Cardozo School of Law
  • Yeshiva University (Cardozo)
  • Cardozo Dozo

Cardozo School of Law is a law school located in New York City, New York. The school was ranked 52 in 2022 by USNWR. Annual enrollment for Cardozo School of Law is approximately 322.

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 160 164 166
GPA 3.53 3.74 3.86
Miscellaneous Count Percentile
# Applications 3820 84
# Admissions offers 1178 -
Class size 322 87
% Accepted 30.8% 71
% Yield 26.4% 28

During the 2022 application cycle, 3,820 people applied and 1,178 were offered admission.

Yeshiva University (Cardozo) has a 1L class size of 322, and yield of 26.40%. 311 out of 1,178 applicants who were offered admission accepted, meaning that 26.40% 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 3.74. The 25th percentile GPA is 3.53 and the 75th percentile GPA is 3.86.

Cardozo School of Law LSAT & GPA graph for 2021-2022

LSD has stats for 469 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.

25th, 50th, 75th refer to percentiles from last year's admitted class

How much does Cardozo School of Law cost per year?

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Cost of attending Cardozo School of Law

In 2022, tuition was $66,487 and the annual cost of attending was $95,771 (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 $135,000 (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.

61.8% of law graduates from Yeshiva University (Cardozo) go directly to work for law firms, while 3.5% clerk for a judge. 9.9% of graduates go into public interest.

90.9% 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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