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Columbia Law School

Rank 8 (USNWR 2023)

Applicants for the class of 2021 , matriculating 2018

1006 applicants for the 2017 - 2018  cycle
46 / 152  , 98 rejected, 180 waitlisted, 334 withdrawn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 171 173 175
GPA 3.78 3.87 3.95
Miscellaneous Count Percentile
# Applications 7972 98
# Admissions offers 951 -
Class size 402 98
% Accepted 11.9% 97
% Yield 34.1% 68
LSData Percentiles 25 50 75
LSAT 166 170 173
GPA 3.53 3.72 3.89
LSData Averages Rejected All Accepted
LSAT 164 169 173
GPA 3.25 3.67 3.79
Softs - - -
Scholarship - - $109,125
Miscellaneous
Days from sent to decision 88
Days from UR to decision -
Interview invite rate -
Interview conversion rate -
URM LSAT differential -7.41
URM GPA differential -0.11
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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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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

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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 discretionary income$60,000

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

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Data is sourced from ABA 509 disclosures and USNWR.

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my brother in christ there are sept/oct applicants who haven't heard back
12:06
why did four people all put on hold today (2/23)
LinedSand11
12:53
probably bc they all got put on hold today
Pookie52
14:12
a lot of these holds seem killer strong idk whats up wit hthat
14:14
will we see anything from cls the rest of the afternoon
14:14
what do the seers predict
Tywin
15:50
As a certified seer, I predict there will be a Columbia A wave following this hold wave around 5:00 PM EST
ElkMilk
16:06
im gonna vom
r the waves all at once?
ElkMilk
16:12
generally
did they drop R's?
For CLS: people today (according to reddit) received hold emails, rejections, and waitlists -- no As
ElkMilk
16:31
122 days
ElkMilk
16:32
im getting impatient
WrongWildFly
13:37
anyone received A's yet
14:30
nope
14:30
CLS I am on my knees
14:31
if I've been dodging E waves for so long it must mean something right (delulu)
^^
14:47
Surely A Waves for us today
14:48
begging for cls fr
Tywin
15:22
looks like they will be releasing decisions at around 5 PM today?
rip
15:51
Who says 5:00?
Just got th A
bouta miss another wave lets go
kimberlywexlery
16:12
are all of these phone calls?
It was an email to check status
kimberlywexlery
16:23
@ HeavenlySeparateBison thx, congrats
Cannot believe i missed another wave... i am going to cry
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