Yale Law School

Yale Law School is a Private (not-for-profit) school located in New Haven, CT. Total 705 students are attending the school and 179 students newly enrolled for year 2024. Its average LSAT score from enrolled students is 175 and the average GPA is 3.96. The tuition & fees at Yale Law School is $76,369 and the acceptance rate is 5.58%.

  • LSAT Average: 175
  • Tuition & Fees: $76,369
  • Acceptance Rate: 5.58%
  • Student Population: 705

Acceptance Rate & Admission Statistics

In 2024, total 4,412 students have applied to Yale Law School. Among them, 246 students have accepted to admit and 179 have enrolled into Yale Law SchoolThe acceptance rate is 5.58% and the yield is 73%. Next table illustrates the admission counts, acceptance rate, and yield at Yale Law School.
2024 Admission Statistics
Yale Law School
Numbers / Rate
Acceptance Rate5.58%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)72.76%

LSAT score and GPA in Average

The average LSAT scores submitted by enrolled students is 175 and the average GPA is 3.96 at Yale Law School. Next table shows the submitted LSAT scores and GPA by 25th/50th/75th percentile and full-time/part-time status and compare each score to last year scores.
2024 LSAT scores distribution
Yale Law School
25th percentile172
50th percentile175
75th percentile177
2024 GPA distribution
Yale Law School
25th percentile3.89
50th percentile3.96
75th percentile4

2025 Tuition & Fees

The 2025 tuition & fees at Yale Law School is $76,369 for prospective students. The average living costs is $24,100 including room & board, books & supplies, and other personal expenses.
Last year, 63.19% of law school students received grants and/or Scholarships and the average aid amount is $32,852. After receiving the finacial aid, the total cost of attendance (COA) is down to $67,617.
2025 Tuition & Fees
Yale Law School
Tuition & Fees$76,369
Avg. Grants / Scholarships$32,852
Room & Board$22,800
Books & Supplies$1,300
Personal Expenses-

Yale Law School Student Population

In 2024, total 705 students enrolled to Yale Law School. Among them 619 students enrolled in JD (Juris Doctor degree) program and 86 students enrolled in Non-JD program.
For the first class, 179 students newly joined to Yale Law School. By gender, there are 95 men , 103 women, and 3 other/unknown gender first-time students at Yale Law School. All students enrolled as full-time status at Yale Law School.
2024 Student Population
Yale Law School
Total Enrollment705
JD Enrollment619
Non-JD Enrollment86
2024 First-year Student Population
Yale Law School

Yale Law School Bar Exam Pass Rate

For the first time bar exam takers, the bar exam pass rate is 96.79% where 218 students took the exam and 211 students passed the exam. The pass rate is higher than Connecticut average rate (79.95%).
2024 Bar Exam Pass Rate
Yale Law School
Headcounts / Rate
Number of Graduates227
First-Time Bar Exam Takers Total218
New Graduates204
Prior Year Graduates14
Early Takers0
No Exam Takers23
Exam Passer211
Exam Pass Rate96.79%
Connecticut Pass Rate79.95%

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10. Georgetown University Law CenterPrivate (not-for-profit)Washington, DC

All data used in our site is from IPEDS (The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System), U.S. Department of Education, academic year 2022-2023