Yale Law School

Yale Law School is a Private (not-for-profit) school located in New Haven, CT. Total 736 students are attending the school and 168 students newly enrolled for year 2022. Its average LSAT score from enrolled students is 175 and the average GPA is 3.94. The tuition & fees at Yale Law School is $73,865 and the acceptance rate is 5.72%.

  • LSAT Average: 175
  • Tuition & Fees: $73,865
  • Acceptance Rate: 5.72%
  • Student Population: 736

Acceptance Rate & Admission Statistics

In 2022, total 5,194 students have applied to Yale Law School. Among them, 214 students have accepted to admit and 150 have enrolled into Yale Law SchoolThe acceptance rate is 5.72% and the yield is 71%. Next table illustrates the admission counts, acceptance rate, and yield at Yale Law School.
2022 Admission Statistics
Yale Law School
Numbers / Rate
Acceptance Rate5.72%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)71.19%

LSAT score and GPA in Average

The average LSAT scores submitted by enrolled students is 174 and the average GPA is 3.94 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.
2022 LSAT scores distribution
Yale Law School
25th percentile171
50th percentile174
75th percentile177
2022 GPA distribution
Yale Law School
25th percentile3.88
50th percentile3.94
75th percentile3.99

2024 Tuition & Fees

The 2024 tuition & fees at Yale Law School is $73,865 for prospective students. The average living costs is $21,450 including room & board, books & supplies, and other personal expenses.
Last year, 73.28% of law school students received grants and/or Scholarships and the average aid amount is $32,236. After receiving the finacial aid, the total cost of attendance (COA) is down to $63,079.
2024 Tuition & Fees
Yale Law School
Tuition & Fees$73,865
Avg. Grants / Scholarships$32,236
Room & Board$15,570
Books & Supplies$1,100
Personal Expenses$4,780

Yale Law School Student Population

In 2022, total 734 students enrolled to Yale Law School. Among them 636 students enrolled in JD (Juris Doctor degree) program and 98 students enrolled in Non-JD program.
For the first class, 150 students newly joined to Yale Law School. By gender, there are 97 men , 105 women, and 1 other/unknown gender first-time students at Yale Law School. All students enrolled as full-time status at Yale Law School.
2022 Student Population
Yale Law School
Total Enrollment734
JD Enrollment636
Non-JD Enrollment98
2022 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 98.14% where 215 students took the exam and 211 students passed the exam. The pass rate is higher than Connecticut average rate (80.69%).
2022 Bar Exam Pass Rate
Yale Law School
Headcounts / Rate
Number of Graduates221
First-Time Bar Exam Takers Total215
New Graduates188
Prior Year Graduates26
Early Takers1
No Exam Takers32
Exam Passer211
Exam Pass Rate98.14%
Connecticut Pass Rate80.69%

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All data used in our site is from IPEDS (The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System), U.S. Department of Education, academic year 2021-2022