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Penn State Law School

Rank 80 (USNWR 2023)

Applicants for the class of 2023 , matriculating 2020

129 applicants for the 2019 - 2020  cycle
1 / 44  , 13 rejected, 17 waitlisted, 40 withdrawn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 153 160 161
GPA 3.34 3.65 3.8
Miscellaneous Count Percentile
# Applications 1593 60
# Admissions offers 594 -
Class size 134 32
% Accepted 37.3% 71
% Yield 22.4% 19
LSData Percentiles 25 50 75
LSAT 158 161 164
GPA 3.24 3.5 3.78
LSData Averages Rejected All Accepted
LSAT 158 162 164
GPA 3.18 3.48 3.57
Softs Tier 3.82 Tier 3.27 Tier 3.18
Scholarship - - $121,290
Miscellaneous
Days from sent to decision 41
Days from UR to decision 45
Interview invite rate 0.78%
Interview conversion rate 100.0%
URM LSAT differential -1.63
URM GPA differential 0.02
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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

Penn State Law School
Elle Woods went here, 'nuff said.

Stats

$25,490.00
Tuition
64th percentile
$49,258.00
CoA
61st percentile
75.40%
Grads with debt
62nd percentile
$83,475.00
Average debt
23rd percentile
$60,000.00
Salary, 25th %
41st percentile
$75,000.00
Salary
41st percentile
$50,030.00
PI Salary
12th percentile
52.40%
Employment rate
49th percentile
81.80%
Bar pass rate
22nd 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.

Pennsylvania State - Penn State Law 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.

Pennsylvania State - Penn State Law

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WaitlistedToEverywhere
13:55
I sent my application 5 months ago and I still haven't heard anything ;w;
just got my email of admission
12:23
Congrats @conspiracylawyer !! Looks like we have similar numbers and submitted apps on the same date.. fingers-crossed
SassyFrenchBulldog
16:37
Email on a Saturday?!
SassyFrenchBulldog
16:37
@ConspiracyLawyer: and congrats!!! 🎉🎉
12:05
i applied 2/8 and received a decision today w scholarship info in the email
applied 2/2 and just got an acceptance email today with scholarship
bringbooze
9:09
applied 12/22, got A today (2/21)
SqueamishBittenWolf
9:43
How did they notify you @bringbooze?
SqueamishBittenWolf
9:43
and congrats to you!
bringbooze
9:50
@SqueamishBittenWolf: i didnt get an email yet, just saw it on my status checker <3
bringbooze
9:50
thank you!!
i applied 12/1 and im really hoping i hear something today (2/21)
WaitlistedToEverywhere
12:13
Same, I've been waiting since early September ;w;
update: i also missed this wave, i'm going to start goin crazy
if you get into penn state law, are you most likely to get into dickinson as well? isn't it harder to get into penn state law?
SqueamishBittenWolf
8:44
How did everyone find out about scholarship $?
13:11
im in! got the offer through email along with the acceptance
Yeetakus
9:15
Anyone else just assuming they've been WL/R from here? I've been under review for 5 months
WaitlistedToEverywhere
16:56
Yeah, at this point I've lost hope. I've been waiting for 6 months+ lol
just got hit w a WL after applying in November
god I need a higher LSAT score lmao
LordIceCube
10:21
where is my decisionnnnnn
15:42
under review fast
Pretty wild how Dickinson is the fastest school for a response and PSU Main is one of the slowest lol
19:43
Yeah it’s quite odd 😂
16:20
Any one else just get an email?
Yeah, I swear I thought it was a rejection at first
AboardStereotypedCrab
16:31
yes, been under review for a bop guess it will be a little longer. Also thought it was a rejection email
16:33
Same here
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