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Fordham Law School

Rank 29 (USNWR 2023)

Applicants for the class of 2017 , matriculating 2014

306 applicants for the 2013 - 2014  cycle
5 / 57  , 49 rejected, 42 waitlisted, 90 withdrawn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 164 167 168
GPA 3.55 3.72 3.81
Miscellaneous Count Percentile
# Applications 6727 96
# Admissions offers 1264 -
Class size 423 98
% Accepted 18.8% 87
% Yield 32.5% 61
LSData Percentiles 25 50 75
LSAT 158 162 166
GPA 3.26 3.51 3.7
LSData Averages Rejected All Accepted
LSAT 156 162 166
GPA 3.3 3.45 3.6
Softs - - -
Scholarship - - $59,988
Miscellaneous
Days from sent to decision 57
Days from UR to decision -
Interview invite rate -
Interview conversion rate -
URM LSAT differential -4.22
URM GPA differential -0.09
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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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Fordham Law School
Elle Woods went here, 'nuff said.

Stats

$32,866.00
Tuition
93rd percentile
$61,452.00
CoA
93rd percentile
60.50%
Grads with debt
6th percentile
$140,184.00
Average debt
79th percentile
$100,000.00
Salary, 25th %
87th percentile
$190,000.00
Salary
100th percentile
$65,000.00
PI Salary
91st percentile
72.30%
Employment rate
81st percentile
89.90%
Bar pass rate
80th percentile

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Calculations assume a 10-year fixed rate loan.

Fordham 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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luckyapp
10:13
I got WL...
ik my gpa is on the lower side but i was rlly hoping i'd get a stem boost
guess that's not rlly a thing anymore
SimpleFalseFerret
11:17
Did people's "decision status date" change before getting a decision?
JustAGal1738
11:18
just copped a WL
DId anybody get a status change to application complete yesterday and not hear anything yet?
Yeah that happened to me
that happened to me; went complete on 1/9 and didn't hear back until today
[] BrightPetiteElf
18:36
This week us remaining jokd
[] BrightPetiteElf
18:36
Remaining holds have to hear right
Have there been any acceptances from the holds?
RebelMelodicLion
13:35
manifesting Fordham today
[] BrightPetiteElf
19:16
very minimal even based on app dates. maybe saving some A's for tmrw/fri???
RebelMelodicLion
12:20
manifesting Fordham today then
RebelMelodicLion
14:53
maybe manifesting tmrw
I applied in November and havent received even a hold or WL. I have no idea what is going on.
I'm an early December applicant and still have heard nothing - is it over for me lol
RebelMelodicLion
11:22
MANIFESTING FORDHAM TODAY
I applied late october, was put on hold early December and still nothing
[] BrightPetiteElf
12:58
@FloweryPriceyFrog: did u have a date chnge yet
On 2/15
Anyone know the waitlist acceptance rate?
Is Fordham worth it at 45k scholarship if only somewhat interested in BigLaw?
11:41
@CumbersomeCaringMoose: Tough decision. I go to FLS, feel free to DM with questions.
Anyone apply in October and still not hear anything?
anyone know stats on waitlist and saying youll go part time?
GullibleDemonicChimpanzee
14:03
do some people not go under review?
anyone know when they'll send finaid offers
SimpleFalseFerret
16:03
3rd time getting the date updated but then application still "complete". Is this normal?
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