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Cornell Law School

Rank 13 (USNWR 2023)

Applicants for the class of 2025 , matriculating 2022

1210 applicants for the 2021 - 2022  cycle
24 / 196  , 424 rejected, 122 waitlisted, 268 withdrawn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 167 170 173
GPA 3.62 3.83 3.94
LSData Averages Rejected All Accepted
LSAT 168 170 173
GPA 3.64 3.75 3.88
Softs Tier 3.26 Tier 3.32 Tier 3.41
Scholarship - - $122,048
Miscellaneous
Days from sent to decision 67
Days from UR to decision 75
Interview invite rate 21.12%
Interview conversion rate 71.97%
URM LSAT differential -3.69
URM GPA differential -0.1
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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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[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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soulabee
16:32
is this a bad sign :(
amlaw
17:23
@soulabee: did you get a decision?
goodluckgirl
3:55
same here
goodluckgirl
3:55
interviewed two weeks ago and it moved to the top
goodluckgirl
3:56
i don't think it is necessarily a bad sign :/
amlaw
9:15
i hope so
amlaw
9:16
@goodluckgirl: what does the paragraph at the top say for you
soulabee
12:39
i didn't get a decision yet
soulabee
12:39
:')
amlaw
12:48
what does your top paragraph say?
soulabee
13:46
it used to say interview received i think but now it's Your application is in the review process. Please continue to check your email and status online as your application moves through the process.
amlaw
13:51
same
soulabee
16:58
put on reserve today :(
do we think any decisions will be sent out today?
who else got ii around 2/18 and is still waiting?
i got ii 2/16 and am still waiting as well
what are your stats (approx)?
ThickYellowPickle
16:14
just moved to top and had substatus disappear
me too
stats ?
ThickYellowPickle
16:36
4.x, 16high
same based on others in past it means we might be heading to WL in a few hours or tmr
OhComely
16:49
massive L
apparently someone that got accepted had this happen tho
so you're probably right but theres a chance we don't get the dong
best of luck to us!
Has anybody who was interviewed off the waitlist heard anything back?
ThickYellowPickle
13:21
i havent heard anything after the regular interview
ThickYellowPickle
13:21
and its been 6 weeks
amlaw
10:22
are people getting rejected from the wl already?
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