Northeastern University School of Law

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Northeastern University School of Law

Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a private research university located in the heart of Boston. Northeastern is a worldwide leader in experiential learning and interdisciplinary research aimed at meeting global and societal needs. The university's broad mix of experience-based education programs—our signature cooperative education program ("co-op"), as well as student research, service learning, and global learning—helps students build the knowledge and connections that enable them to transform their lives and the world. The university offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs. Northeastern University School of Law is the preeminent US law school in experience-based legal education. Our unique approach to training lawyers brings together outstanding classroom teaching with simulation courses based on real-world legal problems, clinical programs working with real clients, and legal placements with law firms, courts, corporations, and governmental and nongovernmental organizations in the United States and around the world. Students gain the intellectual tools, practical experience, and confidence they need to become outstanding legal professionals.

Contact Info


Website: http://www.northeastern.edu/law/
Address: 360 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115
Admission Phone: (617) 373-2395
Admission Email: [email protected]

2016 Quick Overview

The Below Data Compiled By: The American Bar Association 

Students455
Student-faculty ratio12:1
Tuition $47,790 per year (full-time, in-state)
$47,790 per year (full-time, out-of-state)
N/A per year (part-time, in-state)
N/A per year (part-time, out-of-state)
Tuition Guarantee Program0
Estimated Living Expenses$19,500
Founded In1969
ABA AccreditedYes
Application deadline03/01/18
Full-time program application fee$ 75
Financial Aid Deadline02/15/17
Can first years start other than fall?No

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Northeastern University School of Law

Real Time Applicant Admissions Data

Northeastern University School of Law

Real Time HIC User Applicant Status Admissions Data

Actual(A)/Practice(P)

Username LSAT GPA Status Scholarship Sent Received Decision Updated
pgovil 156 A 3.65

Accepted

- - - 12 months ago
abbietodaro16 170 P 3.50

Interested In Applying

- - - 3 weeks ago
gioshep 167 P 2.90

Interested In Applying

- - - 6 months ago
tlmaurer 164 A 3.85

Interested In Applying

- - - 7 months ago
mmegan19 165 P 3.40

Interested In Applying

- - - 7 months ago
alexandrawheaton 155 P 3.16

Interested In Applying

- - - 7 months ago
gabrielad 160 A 3.26

Interested In Applying

- - - 8 months ago
alijoi 160 P 3.57

Interested In Applying

- - - 8 months ago
Lauren.hancock 164 A 3.96

Interested In Applying

- - - 10 months ago
ashleycohen51386 173 P 3.32

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
mm4828a 160 P 3.43

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
Bwild 156 P 3.04

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
Alanna.dalessandro 150 P 3.50

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
lyndseyclos 160 P 3.90

Interested In Applying

No - - - one year ago
joebarton9 153 A 3.63

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
bbrown410 166 P 3.00

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
nmohan93 143 A 3.47

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
mpulido 158 A 3.47

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
Cafasj12 153 A 3.57

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
lkassis1 155 P 3.50

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
kierin 160 P 3.40

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
browjn14 162 A 2.97

Pending

- - - 2 months ago
AEG0031 160 P 3.50

Pending

- - - 4 months ago
jgolicz 149 A 3.10

Pending

- - - 10 months ago
lmfleisc 159 A 3.51

Pending

- - - 11 months ago
marissaxbeth 153 A 3.46

Pending

11/14/16 - - one year ago
chrismerk99 160 P 3.61

Pending

09/02/16 09/02/16 - one year ago
mgbatalias 160 P 3.10

Pending

- - - one year ago
adeck 156 A 3.24

Pending

- - - 2 years ago
lav22 157 A 3.71

Pending

12/02/15 12/04/15 - 2 years ago
slcustis 160 A 3.21

Pending

- - - 2 years ago
rvfinhenderson 158 A 3.85

Rejected

- - - 2 years ago
Total Full-Time Part-Time
Number of Applicants295129650
Number of Offers112711270
Number of Matriculants2062060
75% GPA3.693.690
Median GPA3.553.550
25% GPA3.33.30
75% LSAT1541540
Median LSAT1611610
25% LSAT1631630
2016 Scholarship Data
Total Number of Students455
Total Students Receiving Grants442
% of Students Receiving Grants97.1
75% Grant Amount$37,000
Median Grant Amount$27,000
25% Grants Amount$9,000
Scholarships awarded based on maintaining a certain academic performance
Offering Conditional Scholarships:This school does not award scholarships that may be reduced or eliminated based on law school academic performance

  • % of Total Less Than Half Tuition (49.9)
  • % of Total Half to Full Tuition (31)
  • % of Total Full Tuition (12.3)
  • % of Total More than Full Tuition (4)

2016 Ethnicity Statistics

  • White (272)
  • Hispanics (67)
  • Black or African American (38)
  • Asian (33)
  • American Indian / Native (1)
  • Other (75)
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander Total (1)
  • Two or more races Total (22)
  • Nonresident Alien Total (8)
  • Race and Ethnicity Unknown Total (44)


  • Total Women% (63.2)
  • Total Men% (36.4)
Northeastern University School of Law Bar Exam Statistics
YearTakersPass%State Average%Average Pass Difference%
2015 178 81.29% 78.84% 2.45%
2014 220 79.66% 81.41% -1.75%
2013 232 88.27% 87.61% 0.66%

Total Graduates 2016

  • Employed Bar Exam Required (70)
  • Employed J.D. Advantage (15)
  • Employed Other (8)
  • Unemployed (22)
  • Pursuing Graduate Degree (1)

The Above Data Compiled By:  The American Bar Association