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Northwestern Law School

Rank 13 (USNWR 2022)

Applicants for the class of 2018 , matriculating 2015

572 applicants for the 2014 - 2015  cycle
16/70 , 75 rejected, 72 waitlisted, 186 withdrawn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 167 171 172
GPA 3.6 3.86 3.93
Miscellaneous Count Percentile
# Applications 7410 94
# Admissions offers 1031 -
Class size 248 74
% Accepted 13.9% 94
% Yield 22.7% 13
LSData Percentiles 25 50 75
LSAT 164 168 171
GPA 3.4 3.63 3.83
LSData Averages Rejected All Accepted
LSAT 163 166 170
GPA 3.43 3.57 3.68
Softs - - -
Scholarship - - $124,336
Miscellaneous
Days from sent to decision 87
Days from UR to decision -
Interview invite rate -
Interview conversion rate -
URM LSAT differential -7.46
URM GPA differential -0.05
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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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School finances

Northwestern Law School
Elle Woods went here, 'nuff said.

Stats

$34,550.00
Tuition
98th percentile
$59,344.00
CoA
94th percentile
65.60%
Grads with debt
21st percentile
$154,844.00
Average debt
91st percentile
$190,000.00
Salary, 25th %
100th percentile
$190,000.00
Salary
100th percentile
$62,000.00
PI Salary
76th percentile
92.50%
Employment rate
99th percentile
94.10%
Bar pass rate
76th percentile

Budgeting

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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.

Northwestern 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 disposable income$60,000

Monthly breakdown
Post-grad income$180,000
Income taxes$60,000
Living expenses$60,000
Loan repayment$2,000
Monthly disposable income$60,000

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Data is sourced from ABA 509 disclosures and USNWR.

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does everyone get an interview at northwestern
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Yes, the option at least
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i am
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Good luck to us all! NU is my top choice and to be admitted there ED would be a dream come true. About a month til we find out...