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Columbia Law School

Rank 8 (USNWR 2024)

Applicants for the class of 2025 , matriculating 2022

1854 applicants for the 2021 - 2022  cycle
56 / 200  , 313 rejected, 494 waitlisted, 302 withdrawn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 3.64 3.83 3.94
LSData Averages Rejected All Accepted
LSAT 167 170 173
GPA 3.43 3.76 3.89
Softs Tier 3.13 Tier 3.27 Tier 3.25
Scholarship - - $119,238
Miscellaneous
Days from sent to decision 124
Days from UR to decision 116
Interview invite rate 2.72%
Interview conversion rate 66.07%
URM LSAT differential -5.11
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.
$38,714.00
Tuition
99th percentile
$64,463.00
CoA
99th percentile
96.40%
Bar pass rate
90th 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
65.70%
Grads with debt
22nd percentile
$190,141.00
Average debt
99th 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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KimchiQueen
13:48
or are we not
BurlyEnchantedBoar
13:49
holding out hope until 3pm et lol
BurlyEnchantedBoar
13:50
i got my reserve email on a friday at like 230 pm
OshawottFan
14:04
Same mine was 2:30 on a Friday
OshawottFan
14:04
the initial reserve email, that is
BurlyEnchantedBoar
15:00
womp - nothing
AverageGlisteningAxolotl
16:12
Did you see that reddit deposit post. At least they are doing something lol
OshawottFan
16:29
someone else on reddit mentioned that June 1st was the deferral deadline, so maybe we'll see movement next week?
OshawottFan
16:29
after they sort out ppl who deposited at multiple schools and confirmed numbers after ppl turn in deferral requests
BurlyEnchantedBoar
17:28
the delusion lives on for at least another week!