Stanford University Law School

Stanford University Law School

At Stanford Law School, excellence is a given. Our community — engaged faculty and students, influential alumni, dedicated staff — is united in its belief that a Stanford Law degree is a powerful tool for change. Our programs —intensive curriculum, hands–on legal clinics, high-profile academic centers — cultivate professional skills and values, inspire new ideas, and engage leaders in developing solutions. And our resources — from cutting-edge facilities to the diverse advantages of Stanford University — make the Stanford Law campus an ideal environment for exploring and mastering the law. Excellence, innovation, and a commitment to the future — these are Stanford Law School's legacy to each new generation of law students and lawyers. We invite prospective students, partners, and supporters to inspire, innovate, and lead with us.

Contact Info


Website: https://www.law.stanford.edu/
Address: 559 Nathan Abbott Way, Stanford, CA 94305
Admission Phone: (650) 723-4985
Admission Email: [email protected]

2016 Quick Overview

The Below Data Compiled By: The American Bar Association 

Students572
Student-faculty ratio7:1
Tuition $58,236 per year (full-time, in-state)
$58,236 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 ProgramNo
Estimated Living Expenses$30,933
Founded In1923
ABA AccreditedYes
Application deadline02/01/17
Full-time program application fee$ 100
Financial Aid Deadline03/15/17
Can first years start other than fall?No

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Real Time Applicant Admissions Data

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Real Time HIC User Applicant Status Admissions Data

Actual(A)/Practice(P)

Username LSAT GPA Status Scholarship Sent Received Decision Updated
Palmerm9 155 P 3.60

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Jgbuj001 167 P 3.51

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Emmayeremou 168 P 3.52

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Tjb3fc 173 A 3.58

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greyes 160 P 3.80

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Smaldonado4 150 P 3.00

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marystorholm 165 P 3.65

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nonaaxo 165 P 3.75

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towie94 165 P 3.72

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Emelrear 170 P 3.85

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jwillie38 174 P 2.74

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Adrian.j.ito 165 A 4.00

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gladiatorjoa 168 P 3.40

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Tdowns17 170 A 3.92

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emilybak 165 P 4.00

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Taliasheldon 160 P 3.80

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mlamb11 167 P 3.98

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sbold96 180 P 3.95

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Kurena.sampson 160 P 3.20

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Deidra.ritchhart 150 P 2.50

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Stunggal 160 P 3.93

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TayNicole13 160 P 3.84

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edejaco 165 P 3.80

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Bonwcha 160 P 3.53

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Dmosley 170 P 3.60

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Undergradstudent 180 P 4.00

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irelanja 165 P 3.53

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Dana.biechele-speziale079 170 P 3.97

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Siyao.li 173 P 3.75

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kevintm 172 P 3.84

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KyleHowe 170 P 3.65

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wtaylor96 162 P 3.95

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alecedwards 168 P 3.67

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michaelcairo 179 P 3.33

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jah266 170 P 4.00

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jflanagan 146 P 3.40

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jda2017 178 A 3.89

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aarzani 170 P 3.96

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sporras 170 P 3.93

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kevinmaedomari 173 P 3.84

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trinity 160 P 2.85

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Eagle47 169 A 3.62

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acounts 173 P 3.60

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dhruvkumar 175 P 3.88

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browniac 165 A 3.60

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kied2161 170 A 3.00

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SedinaS 170 P 3.60

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Tapkannia 160 P 3.82

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hbraidma 163 P 3.89

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Adrif8 160 P 3.78

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jennifermc8 168 P 3.95

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Matthew 170 P 3.85

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cu1234567 170 P 3.85

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kevin0713b 172 P 3.75

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bandajuma 133 A 3.20

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sulafa 161 A 3.17

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Kbenton2 170 P 3.71

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naiiraysa 160 P 3.80

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Varanda9 160 A 4.00

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Kschultz13 176 A 3.83

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Rachel 167 P 4.00

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joebarton9 153 A 3.63

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diamond525 167 A 3.20

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asanchez86 140 P 4.00

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Snichols12 146 A 3.12

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ashersfl 163 A 3.90

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chs999 179 A 4.00

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lmfleisc 159 A 3.51

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screamingeagle14 172 A 4.00

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JordinPettit 160 P 3.90

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Jbhullar 167 A 3.83

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klaurry 139 P 3.85

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Total Full-Time Part-Time
Number of Applicants382138470
Number of Offers4094090
Number of Matriculants1801800
75% GPA3.953.950
Median GPA3.873.870
25% GPA3.753.750
75% LSAT1681680
Median LSAT1711710
25% LSAT1731730
2016 Scholarship Data
Total Number of Students572
Total Students Receiving Grants259
% of Students Receiving Grants45.3
75% Grant Amount$33,734
Median Grant Amount$24,163
25% Grants Amount$16,583
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 (27.1)
  • % of Total Half to Full Tuition (17.8)
  • % of Total Full Tuition (0.3)
  • % of Total More than Full Tuition (0)

2016 Ethnicity Statistics

  • White (350)
  • Hispanics (65)
  • Black or African American (26)
  • Asian (65)
  • American Indian / Native (2)
  • Other (71)
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander Total (0)
  • Two or more races Total (43)
  • Nonresident Alien Total (13)
  • Race and Ethnicity Unknown Total (15)


  • Total Women% (48.9)
  • Total Men% (51.1)
Stanford University Law School Bar Exam Statistics
YearTakersPass%State Average%Average Pass Difference%
2015 189 90.13% 67.50% 22.63%
2014 175 90.06% 69.72% 20.34%
2013 173 91.92% 74.23% 17.69%

Total Graduates 2016

  • Employed Bar Exam Required (231)
  • Employed J.D. Advantage (36)
  • Employed Other (25)
  • Unemployed (24)
  • Pursuing Graduate Degree (5)

The Above Data Compiled By:  The American Bar Association