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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5 / 57  , 49 rejected, 42 waitlisted, 90 withdrawn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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FrequentImaginaryCockroach
12:03
So they’re just gonna ghost the rest?
14:05
lmao what
FrequentImaginaryCockroach
14:50
There are a good amount of people who applied Feb and didn’t hear back right?
FrequentImaginaryCockroach
14:50
I had a status update in April 18 and silence since
21:01
I had another status update for 5/2
applied feb 13 was put on the waitlist last week
they claim they have no idea how many people are on the WL
Not sure how they don't know that information
literally what
FrequentImaginaryCockroach
17:11
Just got thrown on WL
SplittingbutReverse
18:23
I still have nothing... what does it mean
i saw on reddit that some people have gotten accepted off the wl already... if its true thats wild they would do that before giving everyone an inital decision on their application
I think that post you're referring to is from for years ago.
nah there have been recent posts about it, and even some reported here on lsdlaw
which is wild to me
why make your deadline 3.15 if your planning on filling all your seats well before reviewing applications that came in feburary
feels like it should have been a 2.15 deadline
dude where are they i cannot take this waiting game anymore!!! crazy they're taking people off WL apparently and i have not yet received an initial decision. this is painful.
@HugeSlowSatyr: bro this is likely untrue. they put a deadline of 3/15. and it says in their process that they need 8-10 weeks.
idk i hope its not true but ive seen multiple posts from people that atttended the WL zoom that this was true, and multiple posts of people WL >A. Again, self report, so interpret it how you wish, but seeing several of them makes me nervous that its true.
I called them a week or two ago and they said its more like 10-12 weeks, they also have 10-12 weeks listed on a different page on their website, which is frustrating that they dont have that adjusted on every page on the website. Just a bit sloppy for a prestigous instution like fordham imo
but again, this information (regarding WL Zoom and WL>A) is all from reddit and lsd.law, just something to keep in mind
14:46
Received an A today, email came at 2:30PM
I was WL 3 weeks ago and just received an acceptance today!!
congrats!! and thanks for sharing the info I appreciate it!
I still have not heard back
same and im starting to lose it
i had an update on 5/2 and its been radio silence since
Got the R today after 4 month wait
GG and good luck to everyone this cycle 🫡
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