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Cornell Law School

Rank 12 (USNWR 2022)

Applicants for the class of 2026 , matriculating 2023

949 applicants for the 2022 - 2023  cycle
0/130 , 121 rejected, 29 waitlisted, 34 withdrawn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 169 171 173
GPA 3.75 3.86 3.95
Miscellaneous Count Percentile
# Applications 5998 90
# Admissions offers 924 -
Class size 200 55
% Accepted 15.4% 92
% Yield 20.6% 8
LSData Percentiles 25 50 75
LSAT 168 171 174
GPA 3.7 3.85 3.96
LSData Averages Rejected All Accepted
LSAT 168 171 174
GPA 3.66 3.79 3.91
Softs Tier 3.14 Tier 3.25 Tier 3.35
Scholarship - - $37,500
Miscellaneous
Days from sent to decision 66
Days from UR to decision 63
Interview invite rate 18.49%
Interview conversion rate 45.19%
URM LSAT differential -4.1
URM GPA differential -0.04
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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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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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Post-grad income
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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.

Cornell University

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schnoodlebull
14:24
I'm wondering if they are done sending them out for today
MeerkatTime
15:58
yeah does anyone know if UR2 no interview means i'm screwed?
KnightInShiningArmor
8:48
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KnightInShiningArmor
8:50
Looks like nobody got an II after UR2 so far
16:14
Cornell Kira is different
16:14
Be ready to answer basic why Cornell why law and a few social/political questions
19:39
yall how many people who dont get interviewed have gotten in
SplitStatz
13:19
So, looking at last year, there is a small group of applicants that go UR2 without an interview before New Year's and then get an interview at the beginning of February
SplitStatz
13:19
All of those people got accepted.
13:33
Cornell accepting 12/5 Interviews it looks like
Immaterialcobweb
14:13
@bringbooze: you cannot get in without an interview.
I had one around christmas
hoping they get through these quick
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.