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Columbia Law School

Rank 4 (USNWR 2022)

Applicants for the class of 2025 , matriculating 2022

1909 applicants for the 2021 - 2022  cycle
53/200 , 325 rejected, 512 waitlisted, 278 withdrawn
25th, 50th, 75th refer to percentiles from last year's admitted class
25th, 50th, 75th refer to percentiles from last year's admitted class
25th, 50th, 75th refer to percentiles from last year's admitted class
25th, 50th, 75th refer to percentiles from last year's admitted class
25th, 50th, 75th refer to percentiles from last year's admitted class
25th, 50th, 75th refer to percentiles from last year's admitted class
25th, 50th, 75th refer to percentiles from last year's admitted class
25th, 50th, 75th refer to percentiles from last year's admitted class
Previous year ABA 509 data
Percentiles 25 50 75
LSAT 172 174 176
GPA 3.75 3.84 3.92
Miscellaneous Count Percentile
# Applications 9612 98
# Admissions offers 1098 -
Class size 479 98
% Accepted 11.4% 97
% Yield 39.4% 81
LSData Percentiles 25 50 75
LSAT 167 171 174
GPA 3.63 3.82 3.93
LSData Averages Rejected All Accepted
LSAT 167 170 173
GPA 3.42 3.75 3.89
Softs Tier 3.14 Tier 3.26 Tier 3.24
Scholarship - - $119,482
Miscellaneous
Days from sent to decision 123
Days from UR to decision 115
Interview invite rate 2.69%
Interview conversion rate 66.67%
URM LSAT differential -5.53
URM GPA differential -0.08
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School applicants

Name Result Last seen GPA LSAT GRE URM WE Scholarship Sent Received Complete UR UR2 Interview invite Decision
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Name Result Last seen GPA LSAT GRE URM WE $$$$ Sent Received Complete UR UR2 II Decision
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School finances

Columbia Law School
Elle Woods went here, 'nuff said.

Stats

$38,714.00
Tuition
99th percentile
$64,463.00
CoA
99th percentile
65.70%
Grads with debt
22nd percentile
$190,141.00
Average debt
99th percentile
$190,000.00
Salary, 25th %
100th percentile
$190,000.00
Salary
100th percentile
$65,000.00
PI Salary
91st percentile
97.40%
Employment rate
100th percentile
96.40%
Bar pass rate
90th percentile

Budgeting

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[IMPORTANT] These estimates are for high level planning only. Things like summer jobs, when you spend your savings, and other financial decisions will impact exactly how much you pay.

Calculations assume a 10-year fixed rate loan.

Columbia University Breakdown

In-school

Total cost of attendance$315,000
$105,000 x 3
Total scholarships$75,000
$25,000 x 3
Savings$10,000
Debt after three years$230,000
Assuming 10-year fixed rate loan
Total repaid@5.0%$11,500
Interest paid$11,500

After graduation

Annual breakdown
Post-grad income$180,000
Income taxes$60,000
Living expenses$60,000
Loan repayment$2,000
Annual disposable income$60,000

Monthly breakdown
Post-grad income$180,000
Income taxes$60,000
Living expenses$60,000
Loan repayment$2,000
Monthly disposable income$60,000

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Data is sourced from ABA 509 disclosures and USNWR.

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