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Penn State Law School

Rank 60 (USNWR 2021)

Applicants for the class of 2026 , matriculating 2023

19 applicants for the 2022 - 2023  cycle
0/3 , 1 rejected, 4 waitlisted, 3 withdrawn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 155 162 163
GPA 3.4 3.76 3.9
Miscellaneous Count Percentile
# Applications 2329 68
# Admissions offers 830 -
Class size 139 25
% Accepted 35.6% 61
% Yield 16.4% 3
LSData Percentiles 25 50 75
LSAT 155 158 161
GPA 3.16 3.38 3.65
LSData Averages Rejected All Accepted
LSAT 157 159 165
GPA 3.33 3.36 3.37
Softs Tier 2.0 Tier 3.0 Tier 3.2
Scholarship - - $122,000
Miscellaneous
Days from sent to decision 47
Days from UR to decision 11
Interview invite rate -
Interview conversion rate -
URM LSAT differential -1.1
URM GPA differential -0.02

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

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

Budgeting

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Default for Pennsylvania State - Penn State Law is $49,258
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Default for Pennsylvania State - Penn State Law is $60,000
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Post-grad living expenses
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Est. loan interest rate

[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 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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HighfalutinSparklingSpoonbill
15:41
still nothing from gmu :(
RosieQ
16:08
how are folks navigating waitlists lately?
16:10
Just got accepted from IU waitlist with my new LSAT score! Should I still reapply,
16:10
?
RosieQ
16:10
was your new score drastically higher?
afoxquickjumpsover
16:23
are we expecting WL movements in July
16:26
I went from a 163 to 174
reapply for sure
Nitrox
16:27
what do you all think of pace law?
16:34
@Nitrox: They give out and claw back a lot of conditional scholarsips
seem predatory
17:07
I cant believe I still havent heard from Pepperdine lmao
17:16
@SpaceRat: you'd rather Pepperdine than Oregon?
Anyone on UCI waitlist, I just withdrew
hope you get in!!!
nothing from gmu
PrettyPessimisticPenguin
19:18
Hey any nURM splitters here? I’m wondering about my chances at T17/some T20
PrettyPessimisticPenguin
19:18
T14*
20:43
@Lawschoolthisyear: aww you don't have info on your page. Where r u going?
22:09
@dreamr22: I'm just thinking about the potential of the job market, Oregon is the top school there but its a bit far from Portland.
22:19
@SpaceRat: true, esp if you'd rather stay in California.
13:01
is anyone who graduated this year still not have a completed transcript on their school's end? worried because i believe the school im going to needs it in a few weeks
13:20
@77Geller You graduated and they don't have your final transcript available yet? That's really strange
13:32
@77Geller: Anyway, I'm sure they'll understand if you just send them an unofficial transcript for now or a screenshot of your final grades or that you've completed all graduation requirements.
14:06
Ok cool @BigTeeth, thanks
nothing from gmu :(
roSTEM566
18:57
Do i have to make a new account if im r&ring this cycle?
I went from a 164 to a 169 with the June LSAT. I hope I can get in off one of these waitlists :/
@HighfalutinSparklingSpoonbill: send locis
BriefSilentOcelot
2:56
Im so jealous of all these scores