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Vanderbilt Law School

Rank 16 (USNWR 2023)

Applicants for the class of 2024 , matriculating 2021

1634 applicants for the 2020 - 2021  cycle
15 / 178  , 203 rejected, 366 waitlisted, 456 withdrawn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 162 167 168
GPA 3.65 3.82 3.92
Miscellaneous Count Percentile
# Applications 5184 93
# Admissions offers 1170 -
Class size 180 56
% Accepted 22.6% 88
% Yield 14.4% 1
LSData Percentiles 25 50 75
LSAT 165 168 171
GPA 3.51 3.72 3.89
LSData Averages Rejected All Accepted
LSAT 164 168 171
GPA 3.4 3.67 3.83
Softs Tier 3.23 Tier 3.32 Tier 3.41
Scholarship - - $111,642
Miscellaneous
Days from sent to decision 109
Days from UR to decision 90
Interview invite rate 10.09%
Interview conversion rate 47.02%
URM LSAT differential -3.95
URM GPA differential -0.1
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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

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

Stats

$32,457.00
Tuition
89th percentile
$60,889.00
CoA
91st percentile
61.50%
Grads with debt
9th percentile
$143,293.00
Average debt
86th percentile
$140,000.00
Salary, 25th %
91st percentile
$180,000.00
Salary
86th percentile
$55,848.00
PI Salary
37th percentile
82.30%
Employment rate
91st percentile
93.20%
Bar pass rate
77th percentile

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Calculations assume a 10-year fixed rate loan.

Vanderbilt 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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[] Snippy7
12:16
mine hasn't updated at all, and according to others it doesn't either
17:39
Is today done for Vandy or might we get some As before the days done?!
18:09
im thinking this was just an e wave :/
18:18
:/ dang… it’s been 4 months. I’m dyin over here lol
18:20
i know, i applied 11/1 and wanna cry
18:25
Surely an A wave will come next week then right??
18:29
I'm sure hoping so
18:29
i think if we get through these E waves we might be ok :)
18:52
Agreed!!
15:45
Does Vandy call or email for A?
anxiouskoala
9:23
they email about a status update on the portal
Is the portal just empty until a decision is made?
16:29
i think so, mine looks exactly like when i submitted it @Tiago-Splitter
when do we think next round is?
0:26
likely next week
RebelMelodicLion
16:09
anyone else notice disappearing parts of their vandy portal? like I was certain there was LOR, interview request, etc
RebelMelodicLion
16:09
anyone else notice disappearing parts of their vandy portal? like I was certain there was LOR, interview request, etc
RebelMelodicLion
16:09
anyone else notice disappearing parts of their vandy portal? like I was certain there was LOR, interview request, etc
lawgrl95
23:57
^noticed that too... i only have 3 things in my checklist now........
lawgrl95
23:57
wish i knew what it meant lol
0:00
i feel like its been 3 things in my checklist but now im not sure :/ it very well could've been more
im nervous a bunch of people got in yesterday and I have heard nothing
RebelMelodicLion
16:26
same, it looks like last year they had a huge R wave the day after the feb A wave
21:10
im terrified :/
17:55
here come the WLs ladies and gents
RebelMelodicLion
17:59
seems like a small WL wave
18:06
yeah, im not sure why they trickle them out like this
17:43
@carolinatay when did u apply to vandy/hear back??
Has anyone heard back on the law scholars merit awards?
RoyalMilkTea
16:15
Not a peep on the law scholars merit awards for me yet!
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