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Cornell Law School

Rank 12 (USNWR 2022)

Applicants for the class of 2024 , matriculating 2021

1597 applicants for the 2020 - 2021  cycle
30/211 , 594 rejected, 152 waitlisted, 323 withdrawn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 164 168 169
GPA 3.76 3.86 3.93
Miscellaneous Count Percentile
# Applications 4261 89
# Admissions offers 811 -
Class size 175 54
% Accepted 19.0% 95
% Yield 21.3% 13
LSData Percentiles 25 50 75
LSAT 166 169 172
GPA 3.58 3.79 3.91
LSData Averages Rejected All Accepted
LSAT 167 169 172
GPA 3.58 3.72 3.89
Softs Tier 3.22 Tier 3.29 Tier 3.42
Scholarship - - $110,547
Miscellaneous
Days from sent to decision 82
Days from UR to decision 80
Interview invite rate 21.74%
Interview conversion rate 63.61%
URM LSAT differential -3.24
URM GPA differential -0.09
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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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Cornell Law School
Elle Woods went here, 'nuff said.

Stats

$35,180.00
Tuition
99th percentile
$58,722.00
CoA
95th percentile
60.40%
Grads with debt
5th percentile
$150,089.00
Average debt
89th percentile
$190,000.00
Salary, 25th %
100th percentile
$190,000.00
Salary
100th percentile
$63,522.00
PI Salary
82nd percentile
87.60%
Employment rate
96th percentile
94.20%
Bar pass rate
87th percentile

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Default for Cornell University is $190,000
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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.

Cornell 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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Just went UR2 after my interview was received on 12/1 🙁
Okay, I was upset about it until Dean Z called and offered me the Darrow lol ✌🏻
20:38
i havent been interviewed yet and applied in november.
20:38
may as well just deny my entry.
ColorfulChemicalMillipede
21:37
went interview received December 1st, still nothing, this is ridiculous, just reject me already
dizzeyland
12:01
is the "balance due" spot on the status checker always there or am i imagining things. mine says i owe 0.00 but have not had an II yet (UR for a month)
12:30
Did i just survive a Cornell WL wave
OptimisticPessimist
13:12
Does anyone know the average amount of time to hear back after Cornell interview
@dizzeyland: I think I've always had a balance due line
13:38
@OptimisticPessimist: about a month I believe
OptimisticPessimist
13:50
thanks @hugeupset
Interviewed early Nov, waiting since then. Just went UR2
@LogicGameLover: EXACTLY the same, but interviewed 11/15. Interview received 12/1 and went UR2 1/23
Anyone else still waiting for ed2?
I was never interviewed
16:21
GULC date being gone on a Friday is good right? Bad on a wednesday
@MoodyMary: that has been the trend so far, yes.
@GooberSnatcher: Actually just got the A email today.
did anyone else hear from them
i did ED round 2
nothing
15:57
guys im a reverse splitter, havent gotten an interview invite, and have been at ur 2 since 12/5. im assuming its an R, but what could it possibly mean
15:57
like i expected them to discard my application by now
Immaterialcobweb
18:47
@bringbooze: looking at past data, UR2 tends to yield less interviews, but they do still happen! dont give up hope yet
Immaterialcobweb
18:47
@bringbooze: did you write a why Cornell? I know they really like for applicants to
21:09
@Immaterialcobweb: i did! hopefully i hear back soon
Immaterialcobweb
10:21
@bringbooze: I’m still at UR1 since November lol so wild. This cycle is so slow
12:52
i know right
any tips for Cornell Kira?
just be conservative, that's their style